Mangaluru: The First Motivation programme for Educare students of 2019-20 was held on Sunday, 14th July in CODP-ISD Mangaluru.
Fr Oswald Monteiro, Director of CODP led the programme into prayer and welcomed the gathering.Fr Oswald, in his introductory speech explained the basic objectives of Educare and the purpose of organizing a motivation programme.
Mr Stephen Pinto, Coordinator of Educare gave an orientation talk to fresh students. He reminded the students about donor’s intention and expectation like; excellence in studies and repayments.
The motivation sessions were held separately for fresh and renewal students. In the morning’s session Dr Alwyn DSa, Vice Principal of St Aloysius College dwelt on Professional Etiquette for renewal students and same in the afternoon for freshers.
Dr Savitha Pereira, Professor of SDM College spoke on Self-Esteem for freshers, which motivated the students to raise their self esteem. In the afternoon session for renewal students she spoke on Employability.
The response from the students was encouraging as both the resource persons spoke by quoting real examples, videos, group activities and interacting with them. In all, 155 students were present.