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Academic Staff College (ASC)

The National Policy on Education (NPE) 1986 emphasises to harness teacher motivation to enhance the quality of education. It ushers in the need for teachers to strive for excellence. To achieve this, platforms for professional and personal development are created. Academic Staff College is one such platform. Vellore Institute of Technology fosters training for their faculty through their Academic Staff College. Teachers in the higher education bucket, enhance their professional skills through training and orientation. The training programs are well structured and are facilitated by eminent experts.

Following are the domain specific training offered to faculty members at ASC.

  • Alternative Teaching Methods -ATM
  • Communication Skills for Teachers-CST
  • Educational Theories-ET
  • Managerial Skills for teachers MST
  • Psychology for teachers PFT
  • Quality assessment in instruction –QAI
  • Resourceful instruction of engineering-RIE
  • Research and content writing-RCW
  • Technical tools for teachers-TTT
  • Technology for teachers –TFT

Health, Finance, Industry Interaction and Futuristic Education are the new add ons. Faculty benefit from the training programs and take their experiences to the classrooms and the student community reaps the benefits.