IQAC and the Department of Social Work in association with Kerala Association of Professional Social workers organized a KAPS Student membership campaign on 28th February 2023 at the seminar hall of Mar Elias College. This Association is a common platform for all professionally trained social workers in Kerala. A total of 62 students from second and fourth semester MSW has participated in the programme. The programme started at 11.45 am with a prayer by Ms. Aleena Liz Babu from fourth semester MSW and a welcome speech by Ms. Soumya Mathew, HoD social work department. Then, the programme was officially started with a presidential address of the Ms.Jincy P Mathews vice Principal, Mar Elias College Kottappady. Later, Mr. Jojo Mathew former Secretary of KAPS foundation conducted KAPS Orientation class. After that the certificate of KAPS Pradham Project were distributed among students. Pratham is an innovative learning organization created to improve the quality of education in India. Students from 2nd MSW worked as volunteers of Pratham to implement learning interventions at the grassroots level. Later the student membership campaign were started, the faculties from social work department of Mar Elias College shared the details of the students to Mr.Jojo Mathew. The program was a great success with active participation MSW students. And the programme came to an end by the vote of thanks made by Ms. Anjali Sajeevan at about 1.30 pm.
Outcome of the Programme
62 members were registered to Kerala Association of Professional Social Workers. The membership will help our students to promote and facilitate professional development and life-long learning.