The Department of English, Al Ameen College, Edathala conducted a certificate course in Photo Journalism in collaboration with the Institute of Communication and Journalism, CPAS M G University. The course spanned 30 hours. Dr. Lijimol P Jacob (Principal, Institute of Communication and Journalism, CPAS M G University), Mr. Ajo Druvah, (Photographer and Visual Editor Institute of Communication and Journalism, CPAS M G University) and Mr. George Varghese (Short film Maker) engaged the session on Photography, Short film making and Journalism in general.
Certificate course commenced on 11.04.2023 with an official inaugural function. Ms. Aiswarya Pushpakaran, HoD, Department of English welcomed the gathering. Dr. Cini Kurien, Principal, Al Ameen College, Edathala inaugurated the program. Vote of thanks was given by Mr. Hafis, II BA English. It was followed by a photography class by Mr. Ajo Druvah. Students were given a detailed class on the nuances of photography and its importance in Journalism. Photography class continued on 12.04.2023 as well. Mr. George Varghese engaged the students on 13.04.2023. Students were given a practical session of 3 hours on 14.01.2023.
Dr. Lijimol P Jacob engaged the students on 18.04.2023. She detailed on the general norms and ethics of Photo Journalism. Students were also given a chance to practice live news session which they thoroughly enjoyed. On the final day, viva was conducted to evaluate the students to which students responded well. The course ended with a closing ceremony on 19.04.2023, 3pm. MoU was exchanged during the ceremony. Certificate distribution was done by Dr. Cini Kurien, Principal, Al Ameen College, Edathala.