V.O.C College of Education has organized a two day National seminar on 19th and 20th March, 2015 on the theme "Recent Advances in Mathematics Education: Implications and Future Directions", in collaboration with Vivekananda Kendra and financially assisted by the University Grants Commission.
The seminar was inaugurated by Ms.N.Savitri, Former Principal, V.O.Chidambaram College of Education, Thoothukudi on 19th March 2015. Dr.J.Josephine Saleth Mary, the Convener of the seminar offered the key note address. The thematic and research articles received from the Research scholars/Teacher educators from various parts of the country were compiled in to a form of Seminar Proceeding which was released in the inaugural function by Ms.N.Savitri, the chief guest and Prof..K.Kalaperumal, Asso. Prof of Biological science was the first recipient. (i)Mr.R.Athmaraman, Mathematics Education Consultant, (ii) Shri.Hanumantha Rao, Treasurer, Vivekananda Kendra, Rural Development Programme, Kanyakumari, (iii) Dr.C.Sekar, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Aditanar College of Arts and Science, Tiruchendur and (iv) Dr.K.Thiyagu, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Central University of Tamilnadu, Tiruvarur, were the resource persons and delivered the lectures on 'Visualization and Mathematics', 'Mathematics and National Development', 'Application of Mathematics in Solving Puzzles' and 'Web 2.0 tools in the Mathematics Classroom' respectively. Dr.S.Rasul Mohaideen, Asso. Prof of English, Dr.S.Prema Latha and Dr.G.Rajeswari, Asst.Professors of Education chaired the technical sessions. Rev.Sr.Dr.S.Josephine Jeyarani, Principal, Servite Arts and Science College, Karur District delivered the valedictory address on 20th March, 2015. The Organising secretary Dr.S.Usha Parvathi proposed vote of thanks.