Organizer: Department of Pedagogical Sciences, Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University in association with Faculty of Education & Academic Staff College, Dr.M.G.R. Educational & Research Institute, Tamil Nadu, India

  • When: 3.06.2024 to 7.06.2024
  • Time: 10.30 am to 12.30 pm IST (Two Sessions)
  • Free Registration

International Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) focuses on educating and bringing awareness to the faculty members on the 17 SDGs and their application in academia. This program introduces participants about the goals and their significance, offering insights into integrating SDGs into curricula across various disciplines. Faculty members learn about the innovative methods, research opportunities, and strategies for community engagement to promote sustainability. The program also connects with the resources and tools to support the integration of SDGs into their teaching, research, and outreach activities. Participants can network with peers and experts, fostering potential collaborations and partnerships for impactful initiatives. Through this FDP on SDGs, faculty gain knowledge and skills to advance sustainable practices in their institution and community. This Faculty Development Program alignsand aims to promote educational advancement in support of environmental preservation, job creation, improved education, and expanded social protection for everyone.

Objectives of FDP

  • To promote lifelong and equitable quality education to increase employment opportunities for younger people
  • To ensure gender equity, healthy lives and promote well-being for all ages
  • To adopt innovation, evidence based action for water management and sanitation
  • To elevate technological capabilities and enrich biodiversity in favour of fostering sustainable energy sources
  • To attain food security and enhance nutritional standards through concerted efforts

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Details of Speakers and Topics

  • Day One: 03 June 2024

Topic: Role of Teachers in achieving UN SDG Goals
Session By: Dr.L.Ramesh, Joint Registrar- EPA, Dr.M.G.R.Educational and Research Institute

  • Day Two: 04 June 2024

Topic: Engaging Business Education in Sustainable Practices: SDG 13 – Reducing Carbon Footprint with a PlanetSustain APP

Session By: Bhaskaran.S, Managing Director, Invosystems Solutions Pte Ltd, Singapore

Topic: SDG 4- Education to Promote Life- Long Learning Opportunity

Session By: Dr.M.M.Bagali, Director-Management Studies, East Point Group of Institutions, Bangalore

  • Day Three: 05 June 2024

Topic: SDG 5 – Gender equity and violence against children

Session by: Dr. Balu I, Consultant, National Institute of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home Affairs,
Govt. of India.

Topic: SDG 6 – Ensure water availability and Sanitation for all

Session by: A.Harihara Ramanuajam, CEO, Hydrich PvtLtd., Dubai.

  • Day Four: 06 June 2024

Topic: SDG 13 – Bio Diversity and Eco System
Session by: Dr. S Malarvannan, Associate Professor, School of Agriculture, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research.

Topic: SDG 1 – Poverty Eradication and Rural Development
Session by: Dr. Shyamala K, Associate Professor, Dept.of Commerce, S.D.N.B.Vaishnav College for Women.

  • Day Five: 07 June 2024

Topic: SDG 2 – Food security and Nutrition to Promote Well being for all ages
Session by: Chef.M .Prabu, Executive Committee Member, of Indian federation of Culinary Associations,
Joint Registrar- H &S Phase II, campus, Dr.M.G.R.Educational and Research Institute.



Thiru.A.C.Shanmugam. Founder Chancellor, Dr.M.G.R. ERI, Chennai.

Er.A.C.S.Arun Kumar, President, Dr.M.G.R. ERI, Chennai


Dr.S.Geethalakshmi, Vice Chancellor,Dr.M.G.R. ERI,

Dr. P. Natesan Member-Syndicate Sub Committee, TNTEU, Chennai.


Dr.N. Ramakrishnan, Registrar i/c, TNTEU, Chennai.
Prof.C.B. Palanivelu, Registrar , Dr.M.G.R.ERI Chennai.
Prof.P. Ganesan, COE i/c, TNTEU, Chennai


Prof.P.C.Naga Subramani, Professor and Head, Dept. of Pedagogical Sciences, TNTEU, Chennai.
Dr.K.Geetha, Principal, Faculty of Education, Dr.M.G.R. ERI, Chennai


Prof.P.C.Naga Subramani, Professor and Head, Dept. of Pedagogical Sciences, TNTEU, Chennai
Ms.Vigneshwari J, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Dr.M.G.R. ERI.


Dr.A.Magalingam, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pedagogical Sciences, TNTEU, Chennai
Dr.M.Muthamizhselvan, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pedagogical Sciences, TNTEU, Chennai.
Dr.L.George Stephen, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pedagogical Sciences,TNTEU, Chennai.
Dr.P.Jaganathan, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pedagogical Sciences, TNTEU, Chennai.
Dr.A.Rajeswari, Assistant Professor&Head, Dept. of Curriculum Planning and Evaluation, TNTEU, Chennai
Dr.V.Sharmila, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Educational Technology, TNTEU, Chennai.
Dr.P.Senthamizh Pavai, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Dr.M.G.R. ERI, Chennai.
Dr.A.Thangam, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, Dr.M.G.R. ERI, Chennai


The Government of Tamil Nadu enacted Act No. 33 of 2008 to provide for the establishment and incorporation of Teachers Education University in the State of TamilNadu. The Act came into effect from 01/07/2008 by a Gazette Notification issued in G.O.M.S.256, Higher Education (K2) Department, dated 25/06/2008. TamilNadu Teachers Education University is a State University located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, which specializes in Teachers’ Education. As on 2012, 665 Colleges that are offering Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Degree Courses, are Affiliated with the University Some of these affiliated colleges are also offering Master of education (M.Ed.).The University is accredited with NAAC ‘A’ grade by UGC. The Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University has signed many memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Government schools as well as B.Ed colleges to help the school children for their upliftment.

About Department of Pedagogical Sciences, TNTEU

The field of Pedagogical Sciences, which is also known as education sciences or education studies, encompasses the study of education and the processes involved in Teaching and Learning. The Department of Pedagogical Sciences explores the various aspects of education, including educational theories, methods, policies, and practices. Prof.P.C.Naga Subramani is the Head of the Department of Pedagogical Sciences, in TNTEU. In the Dept. of Pedagogical Sciences, So far, 45 Ph.D Scholars are Awarded Education The Department has Conducted many National Level Conferences, Workshops and International Conferences both in India and Abroad. Recently,the Department has Organised two International conferences in collaboration with Eastern University of Srilanka and with University of Technology Malaysia. The, Ph.D scholars of this Department are much exposed to Research innovation

About Dr.M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute

Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute, Chennai-95, Tamil Nadu, India is recognized with a Deemed to be University and is graded as an Autonomous Body. It acquired Deemed University status in 2003 as Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute as per the orders of the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD), Government of India. It is accredited by NAAC with ‘A+’ Grade and has received ISO 21001:2018 version certification by TUV SUD South Asia Private Limited. Our University is the first one to acclaim this status for all the faculties in India. It has been reviewed and recommended by statutory bodies, viz. AICTE, UGC, NBA, ABET, IAO, NABH, DCI, MCI, CoA, INC, PCI, BCI, and NCTE. It offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate programmes, recognized online programmes and Research in various disciplines. As a part of its another pioneering effort, Dr. MGR Group of Educational Institutions has opened Sri Lalithambigai Medical College and Hospital – New ultispecialty Hospital in 2021 at Adyalampattu and launched Benzze Kids Play School at Anna Nagar. The Institute has 15 faculties with 876+ teachers, 11,300 + students, 2,458 + research and 44 + awards. Our groups of Institutions are committed to provide holistic education from Nursery to Doctorate Level in a safe and happy environment

About the Faculty of Education

To promote improvements in the quality and usefulness of education, The Faculty of Education was established in 2005 by Dr.M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute,Maduravoyal, Chennai-95, Tamil Nadu, India. It is a Co-Educational Institution offering two years B.Ed. Program with an aim to achieve professional values and to develop learning skills among the teacher educators by generating 4Cs- Curiosity, Creativity, Competence and Compassion in order to supplement and complement NCTE. For more than a decade i.e. from 2005 – 2023 the Faculty of Education has been producing 100% results and 100% placement. The dedicated team of staff fosters individual growth and also awakens a keen desire in their students to make positive contribution to the society and the world at large.

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