Kapurthala(Punjab): In a significant initiative to promote quality education and instill a scientific temper among students, Science City Kapurthala hosted a meet of Directors, District Education Officers (DEOs), and school Principals across Punjab. The event was aimed to create a collaborative platform for educators to share insights, explore innovative teaching methodologies, and appreciate the role of science in education.
Dr. Rajesh Grover, Director, Science City speaking on the occasion underscored the importance of collaborative efforts in shaping the future of education. He emphasized on creating a supportive ecosystem that inculcates scientific temper, innovation and creativity within the educational landscape. Dr. Grover urged school principals to embrace informal education, pointing out that traditional learning can be dull and might lack the necessary tools to explain various concepts in an easy-to-understand manner. Further, Science City would continue to serve as a hub for educational excellence and a catalyst for the development of scientific skills in the community, he added.
The distinguished guests were given a comprehensive tour of Science City Kapurthala, exploring various facilities that contribute to the enhancement of educational standards. They were able to witness interactive exhibits and displays that engage students in the wonders of science. The Innovation Hub was another highlight, showcasing how creativity and innovation can be fostered through hands-on activities and collaborative learning experiences. They lauded the efforts of PGSC for its commitment to fostering a scientific mindset among the youth especially through arranging teacher training programs, celebration of socially and scientifically important days and events to enhance formal science education.
The event concluded with a commitment from the educational leaders to continue working together to create an environment that nurtures curiosity, critical thinking, and a passion for learning among students.