GUWAHATI, Aug 4 - The fourth overseas chapter � Indo-UK Chapter � of Council for Teacher Education (CTE), a registered leading NGO established in India with the main objective to work for the professional development of teachers from elementary to higher level including professional education, was launched today at the Guwahati Press Club.
The Indo-UK Chapter was launched with the main purpose of widening the CTE network with the United Kingdom to work jointly for the professional development of teachers and to work for the promotion of both general and professional education by adopting the best practices of both the countries.
Gauhati University Vice Chancellor Dr Mridul Hazarika who was the chief guest of the function, launched the chapter. In his presentation he focused on the contribution of the teaching community and urged them to engage themselves in selfless service to bring required changes in the field of education from the elementary level to the highest level including professional education.
Dr Hazarika lauded the dedicated service put in by Dr Nilima Bhagabati as international secretary general of CTE for the greater cause of education in general and developing teachers professionally in particular.
Dr Satya Pratap Singh, VC of Royal Global University who was the guest of honour, gave an effective and thought-provoking presentation on restructuring school education for excellence and relevance.