Karachi: Teaching is a challenging profession; it demands a clear set goal and teachers have a great responsibility of nation-building. If teachers are well-trained, they could motivate students in the most effective way.

This was stated by Engr ZA Nizami, Chancellor Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) at the certificate awarding ceremony of held at the completion of SSUET 2nd Trainers’ Training Programme. Elaborating further Nizami said that the basic concept of the training was to enhance the quality of the education and to equip teachers with modern teaching methods and innovative teaching tools. ZA Nizami emphasised to keep updating and get along with the quick changes happening around in the world. “Otherwise we would be lagged behind.”

Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Saiyid Nazir Ahmed said: “Sir Syed University started 2nd Trainers’ Training Programme to enhance the skill and ability of teachers, because Sir Syed himself believed that only a better teacher can produce a better nation.”

Registrar Shah Mehmood H Syed said that owing to the globalisation, no nation can survive without acquisition of the knowledge of science and technology.

SSUET second Trainers’ Training Programme was a four week course in which 23 faculty members from different faculties participated to learn modern skills of teaching. The topics covered in the programme included Visionary Leadership, E-Learning, Communication Skills, Presentation Skills, English Language, Phonetics: Speech and Dialogs, Effective Public Speaking, Research Methodology, Report Writing, Video Conferencing and the like. Chancellor ZA Nizami gave certificates to the participants at closing of the ceremony. The news

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