With a paradigm shift towards a knowledge society and explosion of information teachers' roles have changed and they need to be prepared to don the new roles to serve the students, their profession and society well.
Kerala is amid festive mood with the four-day festivities starting with Uthradom ritual three days ago and now Onam being celebrated today. At many places the festivities will last for ten days for the celebration of the festival with great pomp and show.
In the present scenario of digital revolution, the book "Towards Knowledge Societies", published and circulated by Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a noteworthy publication. The book, while calling the present era the 'third industrial revolution' that of the new technologies stresses interdependence and knowledge being regarded as 'the object of huge economic, political and cultural stakes'.
Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city is going to celebrate Teacher's Day on September 5 with a difference this time by organizing two capacity building workshops for teachers in storytelling. The best part of the events is that no registration fee will be charged from the participating teachers.