ITANAGAR- The 10-day international workshop on ‘Competencies of the 21st SOIOP’ ended here today with the farewell function.
Vice Chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha emphasized in his speech the importance of using the right skills at the right time. He emphasized the importance of being eager to learn new skills as an asset. He pointed out the importance of storytelling skills that a teacher should have for a better learning experience in the classroom.
Guest of Honor Prof. Saroj Verma, Head, Department of Psychology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, congratulated the Organizing Committee on the successful implementation of the program. She also congratulated the participants on the successful completion of the workshop and asked them to use the knowledge they had acquired for the benefit of themselves and society.
Dr. NT Rikam, Registrar, RGU highlighted the importance of honesty, integrity, positive attitude, adaptability and problem-solving skills. He also relied on cultural sensitivity and a willingness to learn more in professional life.
Prof. Otem Padung, Finance Officer at RGU, emphasized the importance of developing good leadership skills for a better society and the importance of integrating ICT as a channel for promoting these skills.
Prof. Tana Showren, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at RGU, also emphasized the importance of digital technology and the use of technology-driven knowledge and the ability of human cognition. He also focused on the importance of media literacy, technology literacy, and critical thinking skills.
Prof. Amitava Mitra, Pro VC, RGU, highlighted the rise of the world economy, third world consumption and the rapid rise of the private sector, as well as the need for different skills to cope with these changes, such as critical thinking to Making judgments and logical conclusions, fostering creativity to generate new ideas, fostering collaboration, technological literacy and finally the ability to be individually happy and happy for the common good.
Prof. SN Deb, Director, RGNIYD, Sriperumbudur, India, opened the first day’s technical session on Understanding Skills Development, followed by Prof. Claude-Hélène Mayer, Department of Industrial Psychology and People Management, University of Johannesburg, South Africa , on the subject of emotion management and emotional intelligence in the age of the fourth industrial revolution.
On the second day, Dr. Nilesh Thakre, Department of Psychology SNDT Women’s University Mumbai, India, the first session on Skills That Make You a Great Leader. The second session was held by Alexander Haener, Managing Director Phönix Resilience Basel, Switzerland, on the subject of stress.
On the third day, Ivy Roy, Freelance HR Consultant, Singapore, presented the first session on the subject of “work-life balance”. Followed by the second technical session on “Self Care and Mental Health and Wellbeing”, moderated by Prof. Yasuhiro Kotera, Academic Lead for Counseling, Psychotherapy & Psychology, University of Derby, Online Learning, Derby, UK.
On the fourth day, Dr. Rajnish Ratna Gedu, College of Business Studies, Royal University of Bhutan, Gedu Chukha, Bhutan on the subject of “Skills development for effective teaching and learning”. The next session was presented by Debati Ghosh, Managing Director, Metanoia Consulting, Reading, England, UK, on the topic of “Skills of tomorrow and Future of Work”.
On the fifth day, Dr. Narsingh Kumar, Department of Psychological Sciences School of Human Sciences Central University of South Bihar Gaya, India, on the topic of “Skills for Sustainable Future”. The next session was chaired by Basant Krishna Tripathi, Director HR – Global HR Business Partner, AVEVA, Cambridge, Great Britain, and presented the topic “Train for tomorrow the new normal”.
The sixth day mainly focused on the work-life balance. . The next speaker was Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Senior Lecturer Psychology, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom, on understanding and managing mental health problems in our lives.
On the seventh day, Prof. Dharmendra Jain, Department of Cardiology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, gave a lecture on “Managing Physical Health: A Cardiologist Perspective”. Then Prof. Sandeep Kumar, Department of Psychology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, on the topic of “Creativity, Innovation and Life”.
On the eighth day, the first session was chaired by Prof. Sandeep Kumar, Department of Psychology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, on “Diet and Lifestyle Skills to Combat Stress”. The second session was advised by Prof. Luis Borao Zabala, Department of Psychology, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain, on the subject of “On third generation psychotherapies”.
On the ninth day, Dr. Rabindra Kumar Pradhan, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal, EQ Skills and Competencies. The next moderator, Divya Verma, personal and company trainer, International University of Applied Sciences Dornbirn, Austria, gave advice on the subject of “Cross-cultural competence”.
On the tenth day, Dr. Rita Rani Talukdar, Department of Psychology, Gauhati University, Guwahati, India, on “Effective Communication Skills”. Dr. Juhi Deshmukh, Department of Psychology, SB Phule University, Pune, India, advised on “Being a Hero: A work life fit Perspective”
Before that, Dr. Dharmeshwari Lourembam, Head of i / c, Department of Psychology, RGU. Prof. Sandeep Kumar, Secretary, SOIOP, briefly summarized the results of the 10-day workshop, while Dr. Kakali Goswami, Co-Convenor, RGU.