IJMH – Volume 4 Issue 2 Paper 5


Author’s Name : Maneet Siwach

Volume 04 Issue 02  Year 2017  ISSN No:  2349-7289  Page no: 21-24



Faculty development programmes have become popular in all streams of education and holds immense importance and relevance with respect to technical education since technology is continuously evolving. Hence, it become extremely important for the educators of technical institution to keep themselves updated of the latest technological developments. The faculty development programmes not just aim at the development of technical skills but can be designed to address multiple issues and concerns of the educators. Faculty development programmes thus play a major role in enhancing the abilities of the faculty members to impart high quality education and develop their interpersonal and intra personal skills to be able to perform various other roles like that of a : counselor, guide, administrator, etc. This paper discusses various factors that relatively impact the faculty development programmes which in turn leads to the success or failure of such programmes. The objective of this paper is to understand various factors that influence the success of a faculty development programme. This paper also discusses some challenges that are faced by the institutions and the educators in organizing and participating in these programmes respectively. The paper also contributes suggestions to improve the design of such programmes so that they become more useful.


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