Highlights of the Department
- In view of the high demand for teacher training programmes in the sta Patna Women’s College applied to National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) in 2005 to introduce B.Ed. and to start the Department of Education on its premises. NCTE granted recognition to the Department on 21 June 2005. The College officially introduced and inaugurated the BES programme and the Department of Education on 8 April, 2006. The Department was accredited with an ‘A’ grade by NAAC with CGPA 3.52 out4 in 2011.
- The B.Ed. programme of the Department is of two academic years (four semesters) duration. At present, the Department runs the programme for two units (100 students). The Department does its best to provide comprehensive educational experiences to prospective teachers in consonance with its objectives. It organizes a number of workshops, seminars, guest lectures, orientation and personality development programmes regularly. Value education and Theology classes are part of the curriculum to inculcate moral and ethical values and to inspire an honest and conscientious worldview. To encourage ‘we-feeling and to promote a sense of belongingness to the surrounding community, the prospective teachers are encouraged to participate in several campus-to-community programmes. The Department also organizes National and State level Workshops/Conferences/Seminars for skill development and research orientation of the teaching community and students from time to time. ICT resource centres such as Smart Class, Multimedia Room, e-library and Computer Lab with free broadband Internet facility are provided to strengthen 21st-century skills and to provide diverse and comprehensive learning experiences to prospective teachers. Recently the campus has acquired Wifi.
- The students of the Department have performed remarkably well in the Patna University Examinations over the years. They have been placed in renowned schools in Bihar and of other states through campus and non-campus selection procedures. Some of them have pursued higher education and won laurels for their accomplishments. The Department helps prospective teachers to discover their latent capabilities and develop them into skilled and alert learners who are able to lead a fine teaching career.