18 job fair for teacher trainees andhra university brief
Job Fair for Teacher Trainees at Andhra University, VizagIntel® Teach Program in collaboration with Institute of Advanced Studies in Education (IASE), AndhraUniversity conducted Job Fair for the teacher trainees for the fourth consecutive year on 15th May 2011 atPlatinum Jubilee Hall, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Smt. Dr. D Purandeswari, Minister of State forHuman Resource Development (Higher Education) Govt. of India inaugurated the Job fair and appreciatedthe efforts of IASE, Andhra University and Intel for providing a platform for schools and teacher trainees forrecruitment. Around 300 school managements, principals, correspondents, selection committees and teachertrainees attended the inaugural session.Prof. Beela Satyanarayana, Vice Chancellor, Andhra University presided over the event.Smt.Dr. D Purandeswari, Minister of State for Human Resource Development (Higher Education)Govt. of India was the chief guest and Guest of Honour was Mr. Kishore Balaji, Head, South West India,Corporate Affairs, Intel. Other dignitaries Prof. Prasad Reddy P V G D, Registrar Andhra University, Mr.Dronamraju Srinivas, MLA, Visakhapatnam, Mr. Prasanta Kumar Panda, Secretary, Visakhapatnam wereattended.120 schools from across the state participated. 1100 teacher trainees registered. Around 600 teacher traineeshave been short listed for the next round as well as recruitment.No. of press coverage:Pre event: Job fair details have been uploaded on Andhra university website http://www.andhrauniversity.info/ Press meet was organized by Prof. P V G D Prasad Reddy, registrar, Andhra University at Institute of Advanced Studies in Education(IASE) to encourage more teachers and schools to participate in the job fair. Print Media :7 newspapers : Vaartha, Sakshi, Eenadu & Hindu(covered in the state edition), Prajashakti, Andhra Prabha, Vishalandhra Electronic Media: E TV, TV 9, TV 5, ABN TV, Studio N, Sakshi TV 2 local newspapers (Saakshi, Hindu)Post event: Print Media: 4 local newspapers: Eenadu, Vishalanshra, Andhra Jyothi, Andhra Prabha Electronic Media: TV9, E TV, Sakshi TV“Technology is the need of the hour. Schooling is the foundation for the development of the child and thesociety. Schools should focus on 21st century skills like problem solving, communication skills, team worketc. I thank Intel for their efforts in organizing the Mega job fair for teacher trainees and conductingprofessional development programs for teacher educators of colleges of education affiliated to AndhraUniversity.” - Prof. Beela Satyanarayana, Vice Chancellor, Andhra University“It is a great opportunity for the graduating teachers and schools as both are the real beneficiaries of this jobfair. It is a good plat form for schools as well as graduating teacher trainees. The association of Institute ofAdvanced Studies in Education (IASE), Andhra University and the Intel® Education initiative has playedpivotal role in providing job opportunities for teacher trainees which is one of its kind in teacher education.She appreciated efforts of Intel as public private partnership model to bring about access, equity and qualityin education. ” Dr. D Purandeswari, Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HigherEducation) Govt. of India “We are proud to be associated with the Andhra University in supporting them in the development of acurriculum for pre service teachers that will enable teacher trainees to effectively integrate technology inteaching and learning processes. Empowering professional teachers to innovate using technology allowsthem to find new ways to improve learning and build 21st Century skills in students. This is a critical factorfor achieving education transformation to support the economic growth of India.” - Mr. Kishore Balaji,Head, South West India, Corporate Affairs, Intel
In picture (from L to R) – Mr. Kishore Balaji, Head S&W, Corporate Affairs,Intel, Smt.Dr. DPurandeswari, Minister of State for Human Resource Development (Higher Education) Govt. of India,Prof. Beela Satyanarayana, Vice Chancellor, Andhra University, Mr. Dronamraju Srinivas, MLA,Visakhapatnam.