Hyderabad: “‘The teachers are the moulders of the future generation and thus their training is of prime importance’, said Prof. Suleman Siddique, former Vice-Chancellor, Osmania University & Former Registrar, MANUU.
He was speaking today at the inaugural of the Faculty Induction Programme (FIP) being organized by UGC-HRDC, Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU).
The programme will conclude on 1st of August 2023.
“In the teaching profession, the newly recruited teachers of universities and colleges are sent to the classrooms soon enough and therefore training them for the academia and the classrooms is of prime importance,”he said.
‘A Faculty Induction Program makes the teachers aware of their professional responsibilities, the higher education scene in India, and ways of handling the work-life balance’, he added further.
Prof. Raisuddin, Head, Department of Medical Elementology and Toxicology, Jamia Hamdard University delivered the lecture on academic integrity and the need of ethics in research.
‘Teachers must know the rules of conducting research whether it is in social or in pure sciences’ he said. Follow the standards even if there’s no one to watch over you. That’s the commitment you make to the teaching profession when you join it’, he added.
Earlier, Prof. Saneem Fatima, Director, UGC-HRDC welcomed more than fifty-one participants enrolled for the Faculty Induction Programme (FIP).
As per UGC regulations, enrolling and successfully completing the FIP is required in the first four years of service for the newly recruited college and university teachers.