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JAMMU: The Art Education & Vocational Education wing of SCERT-J & K Divisional Office Jammu organized a 3-day national seminar on Arts Education – Politics, Practices and Pedagogy in Virtual Mode. The seminar will continue until August 25, 2021.

The seminar is organized under the leadership of the Principal Secretary of Government, Department of School Education, BK Singh and under the guidance of SCERT J&K Director, Professor Veena Pandita and the supervision of SCERT Jammu Co-Director, Surinder Kumar.

The seminar was inaugurated by Professor Veena Pandita, sponsor of the seminar. She spoke at length on the subject and said that integrating art with other subjects means that art becomes the medium of teaching and learning, i.e. drawing and painting. painting, dancing, theater, music, etc. are an integral part of the classroom process. It also involves adopting an art-integrated curriculum, where art forms become the basis for classroom learning. Art-integrated learning can provide ways to connect content from different subjects in logical, child-centered and meaningful ways.

The seminar is attended by SCERT, the DIET faculty and resource persons from across UT Jammu and Kashmir.

The seminar was coordinated by Tapasya Sharma, Senior Academic Officer, SCERT J&K, who highlighted art as an expression that can bring out creativity and imagination from within and emphasized that integration from art to education helps make the whole of teaching and learning. happy and fun process. One of the main lessons of the new national education policy is the increased emphasis on the arts and the proposed integration of the arts and other subjects.

The NEP values ​​India’s diverse cultural heritage in terms of art, crafts, traditions and literature, and at the same time emphasizes the need to preserve this wealth for the economy and identity from India. The aim of the seminar is to develop an understanding of the importance of arts education in school and to have an understanding of integrated art learning as a pedagogical approach, to provide a platform form to share research and innovations in integrated art learning and to provide a platform to share new developments and challenges in the implementation of integrated art learning in schools.

The session was chaired by Professor Jyotsana Tiwari, DEAA, NCERT, Delhi who discussed and reflected the debates and congratulated Professor Veena Pandita and his team from SCERT Jammu for being among the first in the country to organize a level seminar. national arts education. She suggested at least 10 bag-free days for students who should be taken to places where arts and crafts are practiced and good practices should be incorporated into actual classroom transactions to make teaching and learning. joyful learning.

The keynote speakers for today’s session were Dr Asha Singh, former Assistant Professor, University of Delhi, Narayan Mangalram, National Laureate Teacher from Maharshtra and Rekha Chug Teacher DMC Primary School, Delhi.

The national seminar is organized under the chairmanship of Kishore Kumar, Wing Leader and Advisory Committee comprising Irwinder Kour, Deepak Sharma, Tapasya Sharma, Pooja Sharma, Akash Khajuria of SCERT-JK and Ms. Jaswinder Kour, Coordinator, DRC Pre – Primary education Jammu.

The vote of thanks was presented by Deepak Sharma, Senior Academic Officer, Arts Education and Vocational Training Wing – SCERT J&K Jammu. Technical support was provided by Yugal Kishore and Akash Khajuria.


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