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The Human Resource Development Centre (formerly Academic Staff College), JNU is India's premier institution for the up-gradation of knowledge and skills of college and university teachers.  Drawing upon the faculty of JNU as well as other prestigious institutions, the HRDC, JNU brings to its participants the cream of Indian scholarship as resource faculty. The following main target groups have been identified for capacity building, knowledge enhancement and similar other programmes with the objective of a holistic approach focused on transformation of our institutions of higher education to a more facilitating academic environment conducive to innovations, creativity and quality advanced learning and research. 

► Faculty members in institutions of higher learning engaged in teaching and research

► Teacher Educators

► Key non-academic functionaries in institutions of higher learning for better governance and to facilitate efficient use of various fast growing ICT resources and applications

► Research scholars 

 

मानव संसाधन विकास केंद्र (पूर्व में अकादमिक स्टाफ कॉलेज), जेएनयू , कॉलेज और विश्वविद्यालय के शिक्षकों के ज्ञान और कौशल के उन्नयन के लिए भारत का प्रमुख संस्थान है। जेएनयू के संकाय के साथ-साथ अन्य प्रतिष्ठित संस्थानों को आकर्षित करते हुए, एचआरडीसी, जेएनयू अपने प्रतिभागियों के लिए संसाधन संकाय के रूप में भारतीय छात्रवृत्ति की क्रीम लाता है। क्षमता निर्माण, ज्ञान वृद्धि और इसी तरह के अन्य कार्यक्रमों के लिए निम्नलिखित मुख्य लक्ष्य समूहों की पहचान की गई है, जिनका उद्देश्य उच्च शिक्षा के हमारे संस्थानों को रचनात्मकता और गुणवत्तापूर्ण उन्नत शिक्षा के अनुकूल एक अधिक सुविधाजनक शैक्षणिक वातावरण में बदलने पर केंद्रित है : 

 

शिक्षण और अनुसंधान में लगे उच्च शिक्षा संस्थानों में संकाय सदस्य 
बेहतर शासन के लिए उच्च शिक्षा संस्थानों में प्रमुख गैर-शैक्षणिक कार्यकर्ता और विभिन्न तेजी से बढ़ते आईसीटी संसाधनों और अनुप्रयोगों के कुशल उपयोग की सुविधा के लिए
अनुसंधान विद्वान

 

Objectives / उद्देश्य

 

► To understand the significance of education in general, and higher education in particular, in the global and Indian contexts;
► To understand the linkages between education and economic and socio-economic and cultural development, with particular reference to the Indian polity where democracy, secularism and social equity are the basic tenets of society;
► To acquire and improve basic skills of teaching at the college/university level to achieve goals of higher education;
► To keep abreast of the latest developments in their specific subjects;
► To understand the organization and management of a college/university and to perceive the role of teachers in the total system;
► To utilize opportunities for development of personality, initiative and creativity;
► To provide a comprehensive and structured look at the challenges and opportunities brought by the use of ICT and open content (OER and MOOC) in higher education and to overview the visions and expectations of key higher education stakeholders towards the future of learning at universities and higher education institutions.

 

Philosophy / शास्र

 

The HRDC's main philosophy is to keep in mind that the teacher is central to the system. As the pace of change has accelerated, the future of higher education has become more unpredictable and discussions about how to maintain its relevance to country’s dream intensified. The world is changing faster than ever and our skill sets have a shorter life; the world is getting more connected that ever before; in this connected world, mentorship takes on new importance and meaning; challenges we face are multi-faceted requiring systems thinking & socio-technical sensibilities; and while skills are important, so are mind sets and dispositions. The amount of published material on the topic also grows larger each year. As a consequence, all but the most conscientious observers, including most faculty, administrators and policy makers, are likely to have gaps in their understanding of the problems that need attention.


Under the given scenario, the role of the teacher has evolved over a period of time and in the present ear of globalization, it is expected that teachers will assume the role of a change leader and a felicitator. Faculty development through HRDCs, PMMMNMTT centres and other faculty training programmes constitute an important strategy for achieving faculty excellence. The thrust of faculty development through these implementing units is to enable all faculty to acquire specific competencies that help improve their work performance, particularly teaching effectiveness, and become more effective at facilitating student learning; learn about new fields/frontiers of knowledge and apply new instructional delivery models, technologies and pedagogies to promote improved student learning outcomes and enhance teaching effectiveness and excellence in research and engaged scholarship. It is, therefore, necessary to develop inbuilt mechanisms to provide opportunities for teachers for lifelong learning and capacity building as an ongoing process of professional development within the framework of knowledge society so as to keep the in-service teachers mindful of their very existence of appreciating the facts in paradigm shift in teaching-learning experiences in view of outcome based learning and blended learning mode that:


• this job is about relationships
• what ultimately matters are not what is taught, but what is learnt
• what we teach and how we teach, and how we assess, ought to be aligned with the intended learning outcomes, such that they are fully integrated and consistent with each other

 

Best Practices & Reforms Undertaken / किए गए सर्वोत्तम अभ्यास और सुधार

►  Thorough screening/short-listing procedure for large number of applications by Screening Committee, for equal representation from every State, reaching different segments of the society and deserving individuals

►  Dynamic and innovative administration with collective decision making .

 

 

 

Announcements / घोषणाएं


Schedule of Courses 2021 - 22  पाठ्यक्रम 2021 - 22 की अनुसूची


Applications are invited through ONLINE MODE only for the courses to be held during the year 2021-22 : Apply Online here  वर्ष 2021-22 के दौरान आयोजित होने वाले पाठ्यक्रमों के लिए केवल ऑनलाइन मोड के माध्यम से आवेदन आमंत्रित किए जा रहे हैं : यहां ऑनलाइन आवेदन करें


For any online application issue/query you may contact us at hrdconlineissues@gmail.com. (Only TECHNICAL ISSUES).  किसी भी ऑनलाइन आवेदन के मुद्दे / प्रश्न के लिए आप हमसे hrdconlineissues@gmail.com पर संपर्क कर सकते हैं। (केवल तकनीकी मुद्दे)। 


Previous Year's Course Details  पिछले वर्ष के पाठ्यक्रम विवरण 

A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.