In order to ensure an all-round development and training of its students, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo has organized a one-day seminar for all students.
The seminar titled “Enhancing self-esteem to achieve Healthy Interaction in the Public Place” was organized by the Centre for Counselling and Human Development Centre of the College.
Declaring the seminar open, the Vice-Dean, Student Affairs, Mr. Akinola Olukayode Ojo who represented the Provost, Professor Olukoya Ogen welcome all the students to the seminar and noted that Management value them and that is why it has approved the seminar and a two-hour free lecture for the purpose.
Dr. Akinola also delivered the goodwill message of the Dean, Student Affairs, Mr. Olaniyi Olaluwoye. He encouraged the participants to pay attention to all the facilitators who are more knowledgeable on the topic of the seminar.
In her address, the Acting Director, Counselling and Human Development Centre, Dr. (Mrs.) C. B. Obasoro said it is obvious that the aims and objectives of education is not limited to classroom teaching and learning but also involve other programmes aimed at developing students and making them better. She added that the seminar is one such programmes, thanked the College Management and other organizers of the seminar and congratulated the students who are beneficiaries.
In her presentation, on enhancing self-esteem to achieve healthy interaction in the public place, Dr. Dorcas Oluremi Fareo define self esteem, factors that affect self esteem and how it could affect performances.
She also outlined ways the students could enhance their self esteem before graduation.
Meanwhile Dr.(Mrs.) Boludola Owolabi in her paper titled “Emotional Intelligence and day-to-day interaction” defines emotional intelligence as “the ability of the individual to identify, assess and control the emotion of self and others”.
She noted that emotional intelligence comprises of four traits which are important for successful public interactions, namely self awareness, self management, social awareness and relationship management.
She enumerated ways of enhancing personal and social competencies and concluded that students need to be emotionally intelligent so as to enable them address any stressful situation and interact well with an appropriate emotional reaction most especially in public place.
For effective management of the seminar, the centre scheduled the students of Schools of Vocational and Technical Education, Arts and Social Science and Languages for Wednesday 26th July, 2017 at Babatunde Ipaye Lecture Theatre while Schools of Education and Science had theirs on 27th July, 2017.