Snehavardhak Shaishanik Mandal's educational institutions at Talegaon Dhabade in Pune District of Maharashtra received IDF team on Saturday the 21st July.
Dr. A. R. K. Pillai, President of Indian Development Foundation addressed the teachers of Bal Vikas Vidyalaya on `Teachers' Empowerment Programme' while Dr. Narayan B. Iyer, Co-ordinator talked to the group of XII standard science students on `Career Guidance'.
Dr. Pillai gave detailed information on making of a ideal teacher. His speech was well received by all the teaching faculties and also cleared all doubts on the latest teaching methodologies. Teachers came forward and asked about counselling techniques and behavioural changes of the students. Dr. Pillai explained to their fullest satisfaction.
Dr. Narayan touched upon the increasing career opportunities for the science students. He also helped them in setting their goals and asked the students to prepare an alternative career too. Students appreciated the career guidance programme and left the hall with a sigh of relief to prepare their path in life.
Snehavardhak Shaishanik Mandal's educational institutions has been a great supporter of Indian Development Foundation. IDF is committed to imparting knowledge and empowering the teaching faculties and students for the betterment of the country, said Dr. Pillai. He also thanked the institution for all the support given for the humanitarian causes.
Advocate N. Kalokhe, President of the Institution appreciated the work of IDF and exhorted the people to come forward and support IDF. Adv. Kalokhe said, such empowerment programmes will definately help the teaching skills and thereby increase the standard of the school.
Mrs. Helen Anthony, Ms. Kiran Vaishnav, Mrs. Dipali Deshpande - HMs of the School thanked IDF team for the excellent empowerment programme. Mrs. Sujata Kulkarni from the School also appreciated IDF's contribution in school development.
Mr. Yeshwant Kadam, Secretary of the Institution who could not attend the event sent his best wishes for the success of the programme.
Mr. Sanjay S. Waghmare and Mrs. Sreelekha Narayan joined the IDF team and assisted the empowerment programmes conducted in the school.
The Teachers' Empowerment Programme has become the `Talk of Talegaon'.