District High School Headmasters Association holds Educational Conference:
“Empowering Smart Teachers to prepare responsible Digital Citizens is Indispensable”: Rev. Anil Fernandes
Report: Canara Communication Centre
MANGALORE JULY 4: Mangalore City High School Headmasters, Undergraduate College Principals Association, Mangalore, organized an annual academic conference on July 1, 2023 at Besant Women College Auditorium, Kodialbail, Mangaluru. Mr Aloysius DSouza, President of the Association presided over the programme.
In his inaugural address Rev. Fr Anil Fernandes, Director of Canara communication Centre, Mangalore Diocese said, “Smart teachers prepare responsible digital citizens. Empowering teachers as smart teachers in the age of technology is the need of the day”.
Fr Anil addressed the teachers and parents on the use of media and technology in the modern education system. He also emphasised on the impact of Artificial Intelligence like Chat GPTs on children and the education system, its pros and cons.
Mr Stany Francis Baretto, retired Vice Principal of Milagres High School, Mangalore distributed scholarships from his own trust to four students who scored the highest marks in Kannada medium and English medium in the SSLC examination 2022-23. Mr Stany Francis Barretto was felicitated by the association in appreciation of his generosity.
Mrs Surekha, head teacher of Bhagwati High School distributed scholarships to two girls who secured third position in Kannada medium in memory of her deceased daughter.
The chief guest Dr Manel Arjun Nayak, the joint secretary of the Women’s National Education Society felicitated the students of the member schools who scored the highest marks in the 2023 SSLC examination and the principals of the schools who obtained 100 per cent results.
The retired head teachers during 2022-23 were recognized and honoured. The Vice President of the Association Mrs Jayavanti Soans welcomed and the Secretary Mrs Matilda DCosta gave the vote of thanks.
Ms Shanti Lobo and Sr Anita compared the programme and the members of the executive committee of the association assisted. A large number of head teachers of member schools, studious students and their parents participated in the programme.