The Orientation programmes and Refresher Courses are meant for in-service teachers eligible as per UGC-HRDC rules, regulations and guidelines. They are:
All the courses will be conducted in ONLINE mode. Interested candidates are advised to send their scanned copy of application duly signed by competent authority to firstname.lastname@example.org"
|Orienation Programmes (3 Weeks)|
|107th Orientation Programme||07-07-2020||27-07-2020|
|108th Orientation Programme||08-09-2020||28-09-2020|
|109th Orientation Programme||10-11-2020||30-11-2020|
|110th Orientation Programme||09-02-2021||01-03-2021|
|REFRESHER COURSES (Subject Related Courses) (2 Weeks)|
|R.C. in Natural Sciences
|R.C. in Commerce / Management||06-10-2020||19-10-2020|
|R.C. in Political Sciences
|REFRESHER COURSES (Inter-disciplinary Courses) (2 Weeks)|
|R.C. in Languages and Literature of India||21-07-2020||03-08-2020|
|R.C. in Information and Communication skills||05-01-2021||18-01-2021|
|R.C. in Environmental Sciences||12-01-2021||25-01-2021|
|R.C. in Life Sciences||16-02-2021||01-03-2021|
|SHORT TERM COURSES|
|Yoga / Spiritual values||16-06-2020||22-06-2020|
|Intellectual Property Right and Patents||04-08-2020||10-08-2020|
|Solid Waste Management||12-08-2020||18-08-2020|
|Workshop on MOOCS, e-content development and Open Educational Resources||01-12-2020||07-12-2020|
|Geological Mapping and Remote Sensing||09-12-2020||15-12-2020|
(Note: The application to apply for above-mentioned courses may be downloaded from the website and duly filled application may be sent to The Director, Human Resource Development Centre, Goa University, Taleigao Plateau, Goa 403 206.)
For both the Orientation Programmes and Refresher Courses the medium of instruction is English. Orientation Programmes and Refresher Courses have in-built seminars / symposia. Apart from interactive lecture-cum-discussion sessions, panel / group discussions, role play, field visits are organized. The participants are provided with reading material in the form of synopsis of lectures and articles from journals.
The participants are evaluated on their performance and participation in various aspects of the programmes, such as journals, book-reviews, seminars, field-trips, tests, overall participation. Grades are then awarded as per the UGC guidelines:
|A||75% and above|
|B||60% to less than 75%|
|C||50% to less than 60%|
Three air-conditioned spacious well-furnished lecture halls with modern amenities like public address system, projection system and network connectivity. Seating arrangement in all the halls is flexible and can accommodate 40 participants.
Accommodation for participants is arranged at the University Guest House located about one km from the UGC-HRDC. The UGC-HRDC, Goa University will provide breakfast, intra-sessional refreshments and working lunch on all the working days. However, the cost of the dinner has to be borne by the participants.
An Internet ready computer laboratory with Multimedia Facilities, LCD projector, Scanner, Laser Printer, etc. Essential software are pre-loaded onto the computers.
Print reading material and online access to the electronic resources on a variety of topics of interest are available.
The offices for the Director, Deputy Director, Asstt. Director, Superintendent, Non-teaching staff and supporting staff besides a store room, etc., form part of UGC-HRDC building. They are equipped with desk top and printer facilities.
The Orientation Program enables the newly appointed teachers to discover their own potentialities and role. These programs provide various guideline to the teaching community to enrich their potentials in academics and research. Further, the teacher also get an opportunity to widen their outlook and inculcate social commitment with the following objectives:
To achieve these objectives, the curriculum for the Orientation Programme has the following four components with minimum of 108 contact hours (6 hours daily for 18 days) programme:
All disciplines today are under pressure due to knowledge explosion. It becomes therefore essential for a College / University teacher to continuously update his knowledge in his field of expertise. The Refresher Courses provide opportunities to In-service teachers: