Mangaluru, Sep 22: To apply academic abilities in a real-world setting, gain increased social relations, develop critical reasoning, and teamwork among the trainee-teachers different clubs were inaugurated at St Aloysius BEd College. Dr Narendra Nayak (founder, Dakshina Kannada Rationalist Association), the chief guest, inaugurated the clubs, namely, Podcast, Literary, Health and Nutrition, Dance and Drama and Eco Club, by lighting the lamp. Dr Narendra Nayak in his speech exhorted the students to base their careers as teachers on sound scientific temper and develop critical thinking. He highlighted various ways which one can ignore basic science tenets and fall prey to scams.
The inaugural ceremony began with the invocation through a devotional song followed by secretaries of different clubs read the objectives and planned of activities for the new academic year.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Farita Viegas, principal, said, “Clubs create small communities. They help students explore their interests, collaborate teamwork with students from different backgrounds. Clubs provide plenty of opportunities for students to take on leadership roles. This increases their level of confidence and they can discover that they are capable and productive”.
Premal (second BEd) and her team performed a series of dance. Venessa (first BEd) rendered welcome. Preethi Pais (first BEd) introduced the chief guest. Ranjitha Shilpa (second BEd) proposed the vote of thanks. Sr Prabha UFS (second BEd) compered the programme.