Pondicherry Psychology Association - Puducherry.
in collaboration with
Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, Madras Psychology Society - Chennai
Paaventhar Teacher Training Institute Puducherry.
10 - 11 January, 2009
The term school psychology is used in a general form to refer to professionals prepared in psychology and education and who are recognized as specialists in the provision of psychological services to children and youth within the contexts of schools, families, and other settings that impact their growth and development. As such, the term also refers to and is meant to include educational psychologists and others who display qualities this document associates with school psychology (ISPA).
The Pondicherry Psychology Association, Puducherry, in collaboration with Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, Madras Psychology Society, Chennai and Paaventhar Teacher Training Institute, Puducherry are jointly organising 11th National Conference on School Psychology on 10th and 11th January, 2009 at Puducherry. We hope that this conference will become a turning point in the development of a new approach to the school education, which will carry in it the very best of what modern teacher education and psychological approaches have to offer. We try to explore innovative ideas and exchange the possibilities of introducing school psychology in the present scenario.
To achieve the objectives described above, there will be two plenary sessions and six concurrent technical sessions. Each of these sessions will be devoted to one of the main objectives. The plenary sessions will have invited speakers only.
Delegates are requested to submit their papers following APA style (refer website: www.jiaap.org for writing a research paper) on any of the listed topics. To ensure a consistent high quality of all the presentations, participants will be requested to submit the full text well in advance and not later than 31st December, 2008. Abstract and paper should be sent by email ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) or hard copy with CD in MS-Word format only. No TA/DA will be paid to the delegates.
Rs.500/- per participant. The Registration fee should be sent in advance by DD in favour of the Pondicherry Psychology Association, payable at Puducherry. Please note that there will be no new registrations on the spot.
Venue of the conference is at Hotel Ram International, Anna Salai Puducherry. Puducherry is situated 160 kms south of Chennai. It is headquarter of Union Territory of Puducherry. Every half an hour there are buses from Chennai Koyampedu Bus Stand to Puducherry via ECR, the trip takes 3 - 4 hours.
Boarding and Lodging for out station delegates will be arranged at the available guest houses. The rooms will have double occupancy. You can also make your own arrangement in one of the many hotels in Puducherry. For details you can also mail to email@example.com
The afternoon of second day of the conference will be devoted to a reporting session in which the important ideas that transpired during the conference will be highlighted. It should bring the depth and relevance of school psychology into focus and find ways and means to introduce in India.
Prof. A. Gnanam,
Former Chairman, NAAC, Bangalore and Former Vice-Chancellor,
Prof. S. Hariharan,
Director, UGC-Academic Staff College, Pondicherry University
Dr. V. Muthu,
Chairman, Paaventhar Teacher Training Institute, Puducherry
Prof. K.V. Kaliappan, Chennai
Prof. Habib Ahmad, New Delhi
Rev. Fr. A.J. Lawrence, Puducherry
Prof. B. Mukhopadhyay,
National Institute of Technical Teachers' Training and Research, Chennai
Prof. S. Karunianidhi
Madras University, Chennai
V. Kishore Kumar
General Manager, PRTC, Puducherry
Dr. Panch. Ramalingam,
Pondicherry University, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. S. Robinson, Karaikal
T. Arun, Puducherry
Abdul Majeed, Puducherry
Bhuvana Vasudevan, Puducherry
S. Senthil, Puducherry
Address for Correspondence:
Dr. Panch. Ramalingam
17, 14th Street, Krishna Nagar, Puducherry – 605 008, India.
Mob: 94433 52476
Details are available at www.indianpsychology.net