Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of Pillai HOC College of Engineering and Technology and IQAC of PHCASC, Rasayani organised a Seminar on “Mind Map” on 8th May, 2019. The resource person for the same was Mr. Dharmendra Rai, who is considered to be Mumbai’s first mind map trainer. The guest of honour is declared a “Genius” by Tony Buzan – Mind Map Inventor & Nobel Peace Prize Nominee. He has conducted 302 Mind Map Seminars – Probably a world record!
The Deputy CEO of the campus, Dr. Lata Menon and Principal Dr. Madhumita Chatterjee welcomed the guest. The workshop was organised to introduce the concept of mind map in academics. The speaker put forth the idea of teaching methodology easier in all subjects and techniques to follow to implement the idea successfully. The session began with introduction of 4 pillars of Education as per UNESCO which can be employed in institutions for students. The trainer talked about mind map or brain activity is often enhanced by images, colour, associations, grouping and location. He also generated interest on lateral thinking and relevance of 4Cs, critical thinking, creativity, communication and collaboration.