Educational values are in transition and new values have to emerge with minimum political interventions - Prof. Goel

"VAN" (Kurukshetra Bureau - Haryana) :: “To develop competence with morality, opulence, victory and empowerment, we need real education as proper, productive and practical (3P) use of hands, head and heart (3H) with common sense approach,” said former Vice Chancellor and Needonomist Professor M.M. Goel, retired from Kurukshetra University.

He was addressing the participants of online Short-Term Training Program (STTP) On “Moral Values and Professional Ethics” sponsored by AICTE at Panipat Institute of Engineering & Technology (PIET) Samalkha. His topic was ‘Ethical Challenges for Teachers”. Dr. Akhilesh Mishra program coordinator delivered the welcome address and introduced Professor Goel.

To be bilingual in teaching online and offline is a challenge for the present breed of teachers, believes Prof. Goel.

He believes that the educational values are in transition and new values have to emerge with minimum political interventions.

To face the challenges of all kinds, a teacher needs confidence, courage and convictions for educational values of education in addition to morality, credibility and accountability, told Prof. Goel.

Professor Goel feels deep pain in saying that spiritual bankruptcy and the commercialization of education are the root causes of deteriorating educational standards leading to polluted relationship between teachers and students.

He made a strong case for strengthening the educational values of education which are more than making a person capable of earning livelihood.

While quoting Alexander Pope, “ True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those move easiest who have learned to dance”, he added that the skills of writing is an art which can be developed through lot of reading as societies cannot exist without reading and writing.


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