A day-long training on “The Role and Responsibility and Ethical Principles of the University Teachers”, organized by Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Uttara University was held on 14 May 2016 at 10.00am in the IQAC Seminar Hall, Uttara University. Internationally reputed HR professional and veteran academician, Mr. Md. Musharrof Hossain was present as resource person in the training. Mr. Hossain is an Adjunct Professor, Uttara University; President, BSHRM and APFHRM; Head, Human Resources Management, icddr,b. The training was attended by 38 senior faculty members from 14 departments in the university.
The program started with the welcome address by Fakir Tajul Islam, Additional Director, IQAC. In this day long training program, the resource person spoke on roles and responsibilities from different directions in the inaugural session, such as role and responsibility towards oneself, classroom, teaching, university campus, and equity. In the second session, the participants gained knowledge about the dynamics of academic freedom, professional and academic responsibility and ethics in the end. The third session started with discussion on the characteristics of effective faculty. In that session, participants trained about what to avoid in the classroom and how to be an ideal teacher. The program ended with the concluding remarks by Professor Dr. Debi Narayan Rudra Paul, Director, Uttara University. The participants appreciated the lecture delivery and the contents of the presentation after the end of the program. The participants also added that similar training should be arranged for all faculty members of Uttara University.