General of Shipping has decided to convene a symposium for Maritime Training
Institutes which is proposed to be held in Mid-September 2017 at Mumbai says a
release. The symposium 2017 will have three sessions, one each in the first and
second half of day one and the third in the first half of day two. The subjects
for the sessions have been chosen to offer insight into the best practices for
maritime training including classroom teaching, technical workshops,
communication training/skills and on-board ship training. The symposium will
have also have sessions of renowned maritime speakers. The purpose of the
Symposium is to offer a platform for the MTIs to learn new methodologies of
teaching, new techniques to improve the training standard and sharing of best
practices amongst the maritime training institutes.
shall be attended by the Directors/Principals of the DGS approved maritime
training Institutes restricting the number of participants from each maritime
training institute to two. The speakers will be selected based on their
expertise, shipping knowledge and practical experience on the subject matter.
In a nutshell, The MTI Symposium 2017 will provide for one to one interaction
with the maritime training institutes, and discussion with two or more
speakers. All sessions will be followed by moderated Q&As sessions. There
will be power point presentations on the best practices adopted by MTIs.