Lecturers working in the Universities and Colleges, who are included in the list of College under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act., even though they may not yet fit under 12-B of the UGC Act, may be invited to participate in the Orientation and Refresher Courses.
Fully funded by the British High Commission New Delhi, the UGC Academic Staff College, AMU in collaboration with the Dept. of Political Science AMU organized three workshops (five-days each) on Understanding the Threat of Violence and Terrorism in a Multicultural World for AMU students including those from Madrasa background on the following dates:
During these workshops the students interacted with resource persons on topics like Tolerance in Islam, the Multicultural Society in the UK and aspects of cultural diversity such as linguistic diversity, secularism, pluralism etc. Short film shows and cultural evenings were also organized and poster making, essay and speech competitions were held. In the valedictory function, Mr. Iain Twigg, Second Secretary, Political Dept., British High Commission, New Delhi, handed over certificates to all participants along with prizes to winners of competitions.
AMU Teachers engaged in teaching Arabic and taking Quran Classes in the AMU Schools are trained on an annual basis in collaboration with the MESCO Arabic Language and Education Foundation, Hyderabad under their MESCO ALEEF Programme.