AICTE’s Training and Learning (ATAL) FDP Calendar 2022-23, Applicants Can Apply for Various Programs
New Delhi : All India Council for Technical Education has launched Training And Learning (ATAL) Faculty Development Programme (FDP) for academic year 2022-23. The objective of Redesigned ATAL Academy FDP 2022-23 is effective implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2022.
Prof Anil D Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE launched the ATAL’s FDP Calendar 2022-23 for redesigned, collaborative and learner centric faculty development programmes.
In a press statement Prof Anil D Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE, said, "The higher education system is passing through a transformational phase to cope up with the global trends. National Education Policy (NEP)-2020 is a light house for this journey of transformation. Quality teachers’ community is always a potential force to enforce the changes and plays a pivotal role in development of knowledge building, knowledge sharing and its dissemination.
The objective of the programme is value addition through methods such as application of knowledge in emerging thrust areas, critical thinking, problem solving, team building, and project management."
In the world of increasing change, complexity and uncertainty, skills of the past will not serve us today, or tomorrow. Technological advances have multiplied since the Industrial Revolution, while social change and demographic diversity give rise to ever more crosspollinating innovators. Each new generation experiences a world changing faster than ever before. In addition to, digitalization, other high impact megatrends are Globalization, Sustainability and Automation. Along with the strong digital skills, the new skills required by Education 4.0 will be complex problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity, people management, teamwork and collaboration, emotional intelligence, judgement and decision-making, service orientation, negotiation, project management, cognitive flexibility and motivated, energized, capable faculty forms the foundation.
The objective of ATAL i.e., AICTE’s Training and Learning Academy is to impart quality FacultyDevelopment Programmes (FDP) for faculty so that the Sound domain knowledge and associated skills of the subject. Its application with the prevailing practice scenario in real life with industry connect. Pedagogy-requisite teaching skills needed to scientifically plan for instructional delivery, communicate the knowledge and skills to the students in an efficient manner and assess teaching-learning effectiveness. Skills for need analysis, meaningful literature review, problem framework and creative problem solving. Life skills so that they are motivated and fascinated to acquire knowledge and associated skills. Institutional Leadership skills for senior faculty to be ready for academic leadership. Understanding their roles in community wellbeing, national building and also their own career development.
FDP was launched in the august presence of Prof M P Poonia, Vice chairman, AICTE and Prof Rajive Kumar, Member Secretary, AICTE.
Eminent experts Sh. Jaswinder Ahuja,Corporate Vice President and MD, Cadence Design Systems, India,an industry leader who is passionate about academialaid emphasis on experiential learning, internships and change with accelerated pace of change. Prof. Rajita Kulkarni, President, Sri Sri University, renowned academician focused on learning agility, flexibility to change and teachers being role models. Dr. Manu K. Vora, Chairman & President,Business Excellence, Inc. USA deliberated further on finesse of the redesigned FDPs, engaging learners, innovative pedagogy, article summary from reputed journals and importance of valuable take homes in the form of reflection journals.