Margao:  August 11, 2018 … Teachers should understand every child. Every child should get their chance to think by understanding his liking and persuing the same said, Chairman, Goa Public Service Commission and Goa State Innovation Council, Shri Jose Manuel Noronha. He was speaking as a key note speaker on Innovation after inaugurating Orientation Programme on Innovations and Start-ups for the Science teachers teaching from class 6th to 10th of South Goa organised by Goa State Innovation Council at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao recently.

Shri Noronha further urged not to discourage the child when they come with any question or difficulty, but instead encourage and motivate them to think, so that innovation will take birth he said. Technology helps one to save time, energy and money. He spoke about the Journey of Sir Richard Branson and his traits and explained the difference between a Scientist, Inventor & Innovator. While presenting the information on various innovative companies he spoke about Steve Jobs and his famous quotes on innovation.

The objective of the orientation programme is to train and guide the teachers on Innovation, Creativity and INSPIRE Awards – MANAK Scheme through a training session.

Others present on the occasion were District Collector, North, Shri Levinson Martins; Shri Raghuveer Vernekar, Chairman, GCCI; Fr Kinley D’Çruz, Director, Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda and Shri D S Prashant – Member, GSIC.

The other resource persons for the half day workshop attended by more than 300 teachers were Prof Raghuveer Vernekar, Chairman – GCCI Education Committee; Shri Nagraj Honnekeri, Director, SCERT; Shri Gajanan Nagarsekar – Founder, Kallows Engg Pvt ltd; Smt Suwarna Surlekar – Director, Codewell Computers; Smt Shalini Menezes – Founder – Sim Sim Law Consultants and Shri D S Prashant – Member, GSInC who guided the teachers on different subjects of motivating and tapping the talent of the child for innovation.

Shri Tushar Sawant compered while Shri Sudip Faldesai, Project Officer proposed the vote of thanks.


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