GUWAHATI, June 23 � The Council for Teacher Education, an international professional organisation of teachers, with the support of the Inspector of Schools, Kamrup (Metro) district, held a programme on June 19 at the Office of the Inspector of Schools, Kamrup (M), to felicitate and accord honour to the principals and students of government and provincialised high schools and higher secondary schools for achieving academic excellence with 100 per cent pass results and securing distinctions in the High School Leaving Certificate Examination, 2015, under the Board of Secondary Education, Assam, a press release received here stated.
Prof Nilima Bhagabati, international secretary general of the Council for Teacher Education, inaugurated the function by lighting the ceremonial lamp. The invocation was sung by Jayanta Sarma of TC School, Guwahati.
The chief guest of the function, Kamal Jyoti Gogoi, in his address to the gathering, appreciated the sincere efforts of the Council for Teacher Education in inspiring and giving recognition to the principals of various government and provincialised schools for academic excellence in their respective schools and the students for achieving distinctions in the HSLC examination, 2015. He stressed how the government and provincialised schools with team approach and spirit have achieved academic success for their students this year and underlined the strategies undertaken to further enhance academic performances from the next examination.
The felicitation programme was also addressed by Dr Suchitra Kakoty, guest of honour and former HoD, Education, Pragjyotish College, Guwahati, who gave a motivational speech to the students. Nayan Bhattacharjee, another guest of honour, highlighted skill development of students and also mentioned the government project he has undertaken to tap the interests of students at the secondary-level education and train them to develop skills to cater to the multiple needs of the country.
Anish Tulsiyan from IIT, Roorkee, also addressed the students and gave tips as to how to study in order to achieve the goals of life.
Earlier, Dr Nilima Bhagabati stated the objectives of the programme and outlined how the Council for Teacher Education is working both nationally and internationally to raise the quality of the teaching community and her voluntary assistance for capacity building of teachers. She also welcomed the gathering.
Principals and students also expressed their happiness over the national recognition they got. The national certificates of deep appreciation and merit were distributed by the chief guest and the guests of honour to the principals and students.
Sangeeta Sarma anchored the programme and the vote of thanks was offered by Satyabrata Baruah, the release added.