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Orientation programmes for university teachers

Staff Correspondent

MANGALORE: The University Grants Commission (UGC) Academic Staff College, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore will conduct four orientation programmes for college and university teachers in 2005-06, N. Balasubramanian, the Director of the college has said in a press release.

The programme will also include a workshop for principals. Refresher courses in Environmental Science, Bioinformatics, Information Technology, Biological Science, Biotechnology and Microbial Biotechnology (all interdisciplinary), Commerce, Mathematics, Computer Science, English, Tamil, Physics, Chemistry, History, Economics, Costume Design and Fashion, International Business and Linguistics will be held. College and university teachers who have completed one-year of service may attend the orientation programme, and those teachers who have already attended an orientation programme can submit their applications for the refresher and need-based refresher courses in different subjects.

Two orientation programmes and refresher courses in Tamil, History, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Commerce, Environmental Science and Environmental Education have been planned from this month to September 2005.

Filled in application forms duly forwarded by principals and secretaries of colleges concerned should reach the director at the earliest. Late applications will only be considered subject to availability of seats, according to the release.

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