This lecturer was given by Dr. Seetharam, Principal of the Institute. His qualifications are ; M.Sc in mathematics, M.Ed with special subject in value education and Ph.D in value education. This Institute is actually involved at the national level to train heads of the educational institutions in value education.
Dr. Seetharam during the course of his lecture explored several possibilities of taking reference to values while teaching language, science and mathematics. He suggested that at primary level there need not be an exclusive hour for teaching value education. Rather it could be an integral part of the routine teaching.
Dr. Seetharamu a post-graduate indifferent subject and a professor at the University evening college, University of Mysore lectured on values for every day life and Ramakrishna and swami Vivekananda's life
Swami Jithakamanandaji lectured on life message of Ramakrishna and Vivekananda which stands as a highest example of values.
The groups of teachers were given the subject of basic values like love, compansion, truth, non violence, good conduct etc. By thorough discussion the teachers themselves tried to understand these values, their applications in life and the need for integrating the values into daily life. They were asked to explore relationship between value and habit, character and ehaviour, and need for constant correction of children so as to mend them for value life. In general handling value education in life situation was the theme of discussion.
Teachers actively discussed and one among the group presented the outcome of their discussion. Prof. Prabhu prasad and Prof. G.S.Jayadev initiated a dialogue with teachers regarding value application during actual life situations. Imaginary problems were posed to teachers. Forexample if a child steals a pencil from the other boy or a girl, how will the teacher handles the situation or if a child has problems of public manners and public behaviour, how will the teachers handle the situation? Numer of teachers explained how they handle the situation. Finally it was discussed that teachers should handle such situation in a way that it does not affect the child's self- esteem and self- image. Also discussions were made with regard to child's psychology that leads to abnormal behaviour and as how initimate love and care can solve number of such abnormal behaviour.