Workshop on teacher evaluation begins at HPU
Shimla: The Department of Education, Himachal Pradesh University, is organising a three-day workshop on testing & evaluation techniques for teachers of the university, colleges and allied institutions. Inaugurating the workshop, Vice-chancellor Sunil Kumar Gupta stressed the need for evaluation of teachers so that timely strategy could be prepared to fill up the gaps in imparting education.
He underlined the need for uniform syllabi and common course so that new innovations could be added to the curriculum. He said that testing and evaluation techniques are most important part of academics to fulfill the main aim of education. The VC said that people dealing with education system must be aware of the latest testing and evaluation techniques so that better results could come. He said proceedings and every discussion in the workshop must be published and made available to policy makers, planners in the education sector. He stressed the need for holding such workshops as a continuous process to make the teaching community updated with new developments, techniques and methods in the education section.
Prof Ramesh Chand, co-ordinator of the workshop, talked about the basic theme of the workshop to enlighten the teachers about monitoring and testing techniques in the entire education system. Dr Sita Negi, chairperson of the department, welcomed the delegates and the dignitaries present.