Teacher’s Day 2020 featuring one among the best professors of the country
5th September is celebrated as Teacher’s Day in India on the account of the birth anniversary of a great teacher Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and also to celebrate and pay to tribute to all the teachers for their valuable contributions to the society. Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan firmly believed that education was important for the development of any country.
‘Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world’ – is a powerful quote from Nelson Mandela, which marks the gravity of proper education. Teachers are the most important factors in helping to develop a nation as they are the ones that wield great students who will be carrying the nation forward tomorrow. The children of today are the leaders of tomorrow, and teachers are important in helping them to become ready for the future. Not only on Teacher’s Day, but students and everyone else should be thankful to teachers everyday as they guide us to become a better human being.
Here we bring you with the best performing teachers of the country and their experiences of teaching and also how teaching matters to them.
Here comes Mr Alok Agrawal who is a professor in one of the renowned university Bharati Vidya Bhawan. Mr Alok is a very young 29 year old Academician. He has earned his Ph.D from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad and is a topper of his batch. He has studied Qualitative Research from IIM-A and has authored more than 15 research papers & 2 books in such a young age.
He has taught more than 5000 students in last 6 years at various Institutes of International Repute like University of Allahabad MNNIT Allahabad.He is a reviewer to various journal of International accolades like IJMIR USA. Currently he is working as an Assistant Professor in the area of Analytics at Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, New Delhi.For him teaching is passion he loves the challenge that it brings along ,he loves the creativity teaching calls for.
Another exceptional teacher comes Dr Vijay Kumar, Dean of School of Law, UPES . He expresses his views stating
law is a noble profession and teaching law is still nobler. To him teaching came naturally from his college days when he used to enjoy explaining difficult concepts to my friends. Teaching emerged as a passion and drew him back to the profession after his stint with the Government. He mentions teaching is something that requires a passion, commitment and responsibility towards your students.
Each class has to be considered as a new assignment and accordingly needs careful curation for delivery. He believe in making concepts simpler and understandable to the students with daily life illustrations. His practical experience of practice, travel in different countries and interactions with senior professionals brings the require masala in the sessions. He adds up a camous quote of Jerry Corsten ‘never forget to remain a student while you teach others’.
COVID brought a new dimension of a teacher to the fore. He says am proud of UPES to provide a sophisticated online platform and requisite capacity building to emerge him as a successful virtual teacher. Though he misses his class room and energy of the students, but is still happy that they are able to help their students continue learning with #LearningNeverStops.