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Government College of Education for Women, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Government College of Education for Women, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Address:245, Big Bazaar Street
Coimbatore (District Coimbatore)
Tamil Nadu, IndiaPin Code : 641001
Government College of Education for Women, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu is a recognised institute / college. Government College of Education for Women, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu was established on / in 1970.
Government College of Education for Women, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu is situated in Coimbatore of Tamil Nadu state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Coimbatore comes under Coimbatore Tehsil, Coimbatore District.
Fax # of Government College of Education for Women, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu is +91-422-2397616.
email ID(s) is
Website of Government College of Education for Women, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu is http://www.gcewcbe.org/.
Additional Information about Government College of Education for Women, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu is : Govt Teacher Training Institute For Women
Date of Submission : 21/06/2010, Monday 12:18 PM
Teacher Education Institution Registration Details
Reference ID : STNCBEIN-2179
TAN. No : CMBG03644E
NACC Accredited : No
--NCTE NACC Grade :
--Year of NACC Accredation : 1970
Minority : No
--Minorty Type : NA
--Religion : NA
--Language : NA
Location college/institution : Urban
Located in : comercial_complex
Building Type : Its own campus
Total Area(Sq.Mts.) : 13157
Total Built up Area(Sq.Mts.) : 1623
Nature of land holding : Ownership
Type of Land(Lease) : Private
Construction completed Date : 18/10/2005
Shared Campus Area : 0
Campus shared by : By Registration
Khasra No./Plot No./Survey No. : NIL
Revenue Village of the land : COIMBATORE CITY
Land is free from all encumbrances? : Yes
Type of college/institution : Women's college
Management of the college/institution : Government institution
Management of college/Institute :
Self Financed Course in University
Institution or its Managing society/body registered? : No
Registration Act :
No. of Non Teaching Staff(Male) : 1
No. of Non Teaching Staff(Female) : 4
No. of Non Teaching Staff(Total) : 5
Teaching Faculty Details
Teacher id Designation
STNCBETE-11085 JUNIOR LECTURER
STNCBETE-16322 JUNIOR LECTURER
STNCBETE-19581 JUNIOR LECTURER
STNCBETE-15293 JUNIOR LECTURER
STNCBETE-15434 JUNIOR LECTURER.
Contact Details of Government College of Education for Women, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu are : Telephone: +91-422-2397616, 2399315
CoursesB.Ed, M.Phil(Ed), Ph.D(Ed)
Government College of Education for Women, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu runs course(s) in Research, Teacher Training and Education stream(s).
Profile of Government College of Education for WomenThe main objective of the college is to provide quality education to the prospective teachers. The college aim at moulding them with knowledge, skill and character contributing to the development of student community in consonance with their motto SERVICE, LOVE AND TRUTH. The college also strives to provide training programmes to teachers - in service in order to update knowledge of the subject, methods of teaching and technology of teaching. The institution gives equal importance to research in the field of education. Mission of the college is to mould student - teachers into academically and morally committed teachers. Admission to B.Ed. Course is done according to the guidelines of the Tamil Nadu Government. Any woman candidate having B.A., B.Sc., or B.Litt degree or a post graduate degree with 45% of marks is eligible for admission subject to the condition that the subject in the basic degree should be a subject taught in high schools. Any teacher candidate having a post graduate degree and 55% marks in M.Ed is eligible for admission to M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Education.
Teacher Education Institution Registration Details
Reference Id : Stncbein-1015
Tan. No : Cmbg03962a
Nacc Accredited : Yes
Location College/Institution : Urban
Ncte Nacc Grade : B
Year Of Nacc Accredation : 2008
Minority : No
Religion : Na
Language : Tamil
Located In : Market
Minorty Type : Na
Building Type : Its Own Campus
Total Area(Sq.Mts.) : 5920
Total Built Up Area(Sq.Mts.) : 4726
Nature Of Land Holding : Lease
Land Lease : Government
Construction Completed Date : 08/08/1956
Shared Campus Area :
Campus Shared By : By Registration
Khasra No./Plot No./Survey No. : Sf No.1354, Door No.245
Revenue Village Of The Land : Town Hall, Coimbatore - 6
Land Is Free From All Encumbrances ? : Yes
Type Of College/Institution : Co-Education College
Management Of The College/Institution : Government Institution
No. Of Non Teaching Male : 8
No. Of Non Teaching Female : 4
No. Of Non Teaching Staff(Total) : 12
Institution Or Its Managing Society/Body Registered ? : No
Registration Act :
Management Of College/Institute : Na
Name Of Endowment Fund Bank : Na
Address Of Endowment Fund Bank : Na
Name Of Reserve Fund Bank : Na
Address Of Reserve Fund Bank : Na
Converted Into Joint A/C (Endowment Fund) ? : Yes
Converted Into Joint A/C (Reserve Fund) ? : Yes
Fdr No. (Endowment Fund) : 0
Fdr No. (Reserve Fund) : 0
Date Of Issue (Endowment Fund) : 21/04/2010
Date Of Issue (Reserve Fund) : 21/04/2010
Date Of Conversion To Joint A/C (Endowment Fund) : 21/04/2010
Date Of Conversion To Joint A/C (Reserve Fund) : 21/04/2010
Receipts Opening Balance : 0
Receipts From Fees : 0
Receipts From Donation : 0
Receipts From Misc : 0
Total Amount Receipts : 0
Expenditure Teacher Salary : 0
Expenditure Non Teacher Salary : 0
Expenditure Library : 0
Expenditure Laboratory : 0
Expenditure Furniture : 0
Expenditure Misc : 0
Total Expenditure : 0
Mode Of Salary : Na
Name Of Auditor/Ca : Na
Address Of Auditor/Ca : Na
Phone No. : 0
Balance Of Funds Available : 0
Account Details Of Bank (Salary) : Na
Salary Transfer(Faculty) : Na
Date Of Opening Of Bank A/C : 21/04/2010
Amount Fdr(Endowment Fund) : 0
Amount Fdr(Reserve Fund) : 0
Titles Of Teacher Education(Library) : 18
Books Of Teacher Education : 15805
No.Of Journals : 22
No Of Encyclopedias(Library) : 18
Area Of Reading Room(Sq.Mts.) : 103
Seating Capacity : 50
Area Of Lab : 41
No Of Computers : 15
Internet Access ? : Yes
Lan : Yes
Availability Of Lcd Projector : Yes
Availability Of Ohp : Yes
Availability Of Tv : Yes
Name Of Appratus(Physical Lab) :
Group Test Of Intelligence Mixed Type Of Group Test Of Intelligence Bicycle Drawing Test Mechanical Aptitude Test Battery Engineering Aptitude Test Interest Record Study Habit Inventory Guidance Needs Inventory Comprehensive Values Scale
Area Of Science Lab : 256
Name Of Experiment(Science Lab) :
Intelligence, Aptitude, Interest, Study Habit, Guidance, Values, Attitude, Change Proneness, Teaching Assessment, Job Satisfaction, Span Of Attention, Memory, Dexterity, Deprivation, Differential Tests
Indoor Game(D.Ed/B.Ed./M.Ed.Courses) :
Carrom, Chinese Checkers,Chess, Table Tennis
Outdoor Games(D.Ed/B.Ed./M.Ed.Courses) :
Throw Ball, Telecoid, Ball Badminton, Kho-Kho
Area Of Outdoor Games : 2400
Gym Facility For Women : Yes
Area Of Men Gym(Sq.Mts.) : 91
No Of Stnations(Men) : 8
Area Of Women Gym : 91
No Of Stnations(Women) : 8
Physical Science Name Experiment :
Simple Pendulum, Hare's Apparatus, Sonometer, Tangent Galvanometer, Titrations, Salt Analysis, Preparations, Gravimetery
Name Of Charts(Physical Science) :
Periodic Table, Preparations
Name Experiment(Biological Science) :
Dissections, Dicot Stems, Monocot Stems, Parts Of The Plant, Parts Of The Flower
Name Charts(Biological Science) :
Anatomy Body Parts, Digestive System, Brain, Nervous System, Heart
Name Model(Biological Science) :
Specimens, Microscope, Skeleton Tongue, Respiratory
Area Of Lab(Language Lab) : 41
Name Of Equipments(Language Lab) :
Computers, Softwares, Multimedia Kit, Ups, Ac
Name Of Charts(Language Lab) :
Phonetic Charts, Vocabularical Charts
Indoor Game Area : 81
Name And No. Of Instruments(Arts And Carfts) :
Binding, Carpentry, Clay Modelling, Sewing, Cutters, Supw Materials, Construction Materials
Name Charts(Arts And Carfts) :
Paper-Craft, Stitch-Designs, Wooden Carving
Name Of Models(Arts And Carfts) :
Clay Models, Wooden Models (2d And 3d), Craft, Dress First Aid, Thermometer,
Name Of Instruments : Medical Kit
Name Of Charts :
Human Body Parts, Nervous System, Diet Chart, Digestive System
Name Of Instruments(Human Performance Lab) :
First Aid, Thermometer, Medical Kit
No Of Instruments(Human Performance Lab) :
Human Body Parts, Nervous System, Diet Chart, Digestive System
Name Of Equipments(Atheletic Care) :
Name Of Charts(Atheletic Care) :
Name And No. Of Instrumernts(Cultural Facility) :
Name And No. Of Instruments(Athletics) :
Size Of Track(Athletics) :
Indoor Games(C.P.Ed/B.P.Ed./M.P.Ed.Courses) :
Outdoor Games(C.P.Ed/B.P.Ed./M.P.Ed.Courses) :
Area Of Alloted Outdoor Games :
Name Model(Mathematics Resource Center) :
3d Models, Cube, Cone, Sphere Etc., Instrument Box, Weights, Measures, Scales, Clinometer-Horizontal
Name Charts(Mathematics Resource Center) : Set Theory, Number Charts
Indoor Game[Area](C.P.Ed/B.P.Ed./M.P.Ed.Courses) :
Teaching Faculty Details
Teacher Id Designation
Stncbete-2402 Assistant Professor - Tamil
Stncbete-2169 Principal Incharge
Stncbete-1698 Assistant Professor - Education
Stncbete-2418 Assistant Professor - Biological
Sciences Stncbete-2428 Associate Professor - English
Stncbete-2583 Assistant Professor - Education
Stncbete-2598 Assistant Professor - Physical
Sciences Stncbete-2643 Assistant Professor - Geography
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NAAC report of Government College of Education for WomenSection - I: Introduction
Government College of Education for Women, Coimbatore was established in the year 1956 by the Government of Tamil Nadu. There was a felt need of compulsory education after independence. In order to cater to this urgent need s, more teachers were to be trained. Government College of Education for Women was started during second five-year plan with this purview to train good and efficient lady teachers. The College started functioning with 75 students and 7 teachers. The institution is affiliated to Bharathiar University. It occupies a pivotal role in the formation of future teachers to Secondary and Higher Secondary schools in and around Coimbatore.
The College was designated as the Center for Teacher Education in 1995 and 1997 onwards it keeps up the Norms and Standards put forward by the NCTE, thereby the Teacher Education Programmes are more relevant and effective. The College offered M. Ed. Programme as a Programme in the evening college mode since 1973. This course was started with a view to help in-service teachers to pursue their studies and to keep them abreast with the developments in Education. It seems that the M.Ed. Programme was terminated as directed by NCTE since it has not framed norms and regulations for M.Ed. evening course. The College started offering research programmes leading to the Degree of M. Phil and Ph. D., since 1993 on part-time basis. The present strength of the college is 120 students for B.Ed. , 8 students for M. Phil. and 3 students for Ph. D., with a total of 131. Students are selected for the B. Ed. course through entrance test and academic record, and two optional systems is followed in the institution at par with the mode of teacher education in T.N. Students for M. Phil and Ph. D. are selected by interview and on the basis of academic record. Though the college is a women s college it is open for male students for Research Degrees. Under the faculty of education, there are 8 departments, namely, Education, Tamil, English, Mathematics, Physical Science, Biological Science, History and Geography.
Teachers are recruited through Teachers Recruitment Board and non-teaching staff through Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission. It is worth noting that almost all the teachers have Research Degrees, Ph. D. or M. Phil. As per the stipulation of NCTE, a teacher for Arts and Crafts is appointed on permanent basis and there are no part-time teachers.
The objectives of the institution is clearly spelt as to produce dedicated and skilled teachers for Secondary and Higher Secondary schools and to promote Research in the field of Education. The strategies to achieve these objectives are clearly defined giving importance to skill development, developing leadership qualities, creativity, value systems, updated methods of teaching, etc. This is the only Teacher Training College, affiliated to Bharathiar University and hence the faculty occupies a very important status in designing, modifying and implementing new curriculum for Teacher Education in the University.
It is appreciable that the Institution voluntarily came forward for careful introspection by themselves and also by the external agency, the NAAC. The Institution submitted its self-study Report on 13 Feb 2002. In the pursuance of this report NAAC constituted a Peer team consisting of Dr. G. Shivarudrappa formerly Dean, faculty of education and Professor and Head of the Post Graduate Department of Education, Karnataka University, Dharwad as Chairman and Sr. Sicily K. C. Principal, St. Joseph s Training College, Mannanam, Kerala as member. The peer Team visited the college on 10thand 11th April 2002 along with Mr. Ganesh Hegde, Academic professional NAAC and examined the infra-structural facilities, interacted with various functionaries such as the Principal, members of the faculty, non-teaching staff, students, Alumni and several others who are associated with the institution. On the basis of the two-day visit and in-depth study of the self-study report submitted by the institution, the following report has been prepared.
Section -II : Criterion-wise Analysis
Criterion I: Curricular Aspects
Government College of Education for Women, Coimbatore follows the Curriculum designed by Bharathiar University and follows the norms and standards stipulated by NCTE. It offers B. Ed. course with two optional systems. The course of study consists of (a) Core subjects, with two papers each for the core subjects, namely Challenges in Indian Education, Psychology in Education, and Evaluation and Research and Educational Technology and Innovations in Education. (b) Optional Subjects - English, Tamil, Mathematics, Physical Science, Biological Science, History and Geography. Each optional paper has two papers. (c) Electives - Non formal Education, Education for the handicapped, Pre- primary Education, Health and Physical Education, Programmed Learning and Institutional planning and administration. Candidates choose one of the electives depending on the subjects offered. (d) Teaching Competence - includes observation of lessons and teaching in Micro and Macro situations. (e) There are other practical works related to optional subjects, Projects and Experiments, preparation of teaching aid, camp or community work and physical and health education. The scheme of examination followed is five papers in the first Semester starting in June to December and six papers in the second semester starting in January to April. Distribution of marks and question paper pattern are clearly shown in the handbook. The course duration is one year. The academic year is from - June to March. The college follows the curriculum prescribed by the university and being a non- autonomous institution it has no freedom to restructure the syllabi. The modified syllabus is in effect from 2001-2002 onwards . The college organizes various co-curricular, and extra curricular activities to supplement the development of student teachers. The college functions within the time frame of 10 months, which is the minimum and maximum period prescribed by the university for the course.
For M. Phil. programme, there are 8 students and 3 for Ph.D. These programmes are also career-oriented. All the research scholars are part-timers.
The college has mechanisms to get feedback from academic peers and employers on the practical aspects of the course. The exact nature and process of collecting the feedback is not mentioned and the procedure is not documented. The institution makes regular changes in the teaching programme based on the suggestions of the commission of academic peers set up by the university.
It is important to note that the college has conducted many in-service programmes for teachers of the neighbouring schools. Almost all the faculty members are extensively involved in various activities of disseminating knowledge by acting as resource persons, guest lecturers, members of committees/boards, for rejuvenating education. This very well explains the commitment of teachers. There is a co-operative effort on the part of the teaching faculty to make all curricular programmes best suited for the development of students.
Criterion - II: Teaching - Learning and Evaluation
The College follows the rules of admission prescribed by the state Government/University. Admissions to B.Ed. course are done based on entrance test, interviews and academic record. The eligibility percentage is 50 in the qualifying examination and adequate weightage is given for post-graduates in the same discipline. For M.Phil. and Ph.D. candidates are selected through interview and academic record. Though the college is situated in the heart of the city, most of the students are from rural areas and they aspire for teaching profession with great enthusiasm. There is no bridge/remedial course offered to the students. The college has introduced some enrichment programmes such as preparation of radio lessons, training on extempore speech, handwriting improvement classes, spoken English classes, improvisation, development of organization skills, etc. in order to cater to the over all development of the teacher trainees.
The traditional method of lecturing is supplemented or replaced by seminars and discussion to some extent by the faculty members. Advanced learners are given ample opportunities to nurture their talents and utilize it effectively. The centralized media facility helps to train students in improvisation, prepare slides and OHP transparencies.
The evaluation methods are communicated to students at the beginning of the year through the college calendar. The evaluation of students is done continuously and also by assignments twice per semester for 30 marks added in the semester examination.
It is seen that the teachers make teaching plans. All curricular and co-curricular programmes of the college are planned in advance by all the faculty members together. In-service programmes were conducted during the years 1997- 98 and 98- 99 by Dept. of Tamil, English, Education, Physical Science, History, Biological Sciences and Mathematics for school teachers and in 99-2000 by Dept. of Education for college teachers. The college has been deputing teachers for attending seminars, workshops and refresher courses elsewhere to update themselves.
The success rate is more than 94%. This reveals the college does well in the teaching-learning and evaluation. Ranks are not worth mentioning since this is the only B.Ed. College under Bharathiar University.
Criterion- III : Research, Consultancy and Extension
Out of the 12 members of the teaching faculty 4 have Ph.D.Degree and 5 hold M.Phil. Degree. There is a research committee functioning for submitting project proposals. With 50% of the faculty involved in research projects, there prevails a research culture in the institution. Four members are approved supervisors for Ph.D. and M.Phil . There are 11 students as research scholars on part time basis. The institution does not publicise the expertise available for consultancy services. Though the college does not have a designated person for extension activities, the staff and students are engaged in various extension programmes such as community development, health and hygiene, AIDS Awareness. Social work, medical camp, Blood donation and Environment awareness.
The staff enjoys freedom to publish their findings in academic forum. The faculty till time published about 24 papers and has presented different papers in various National Seminars. One member is a co-author of a book for graduate students of geography. The faculty offers coaching classes for BSRB, TNPCEE, Police selection , etc.
Criterion - IV: Infrastructure and Learning resources
The college extends to a vast area of 5 acres in which is built staff quarters and hostels. The campus is located in the heart of the city of Coimbatore, but the hurry-burry of the city does not affect the calm atmosphere of the institution. The management namely the government of Tamil Nadu has built in all the necessary facilities inside the campus. The compound wall constructed by the government clearly show the interest of the management in bringing up the institution according to the changing needs.
The infrastructure is maintained as per Government instructions. It is not used for any other purpose other than the uses of the college . The Library, Computer Center, Auditorium, etc. are optimally used by students and teachers.
The library is well equipped and spacious. There are 14,911 books and 7 journals /periodicals in the library. All these books are of theory and pedagogy in the subjects chosen in the institution. Majority of the books are of Indian authors and very old editions. It is better to purchase CD-ROMS for it is easier and cheaper to collect in view of the high cost of foreign books. A library advisory committee is there with three members who take decisions regarding purchase of books and matters related to the functioning of the library. It is noteworthy that there is a book-bank facility in the library. The library is functioning from for 12 hours from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.. Additions were made to the library worth Rs.24,889/- during the last two years, though not a commendable amount.
The college has central computer facility. The computer center functions from 10 a.m. to 6 p .m. .
The college encourages outstanding students in sports by proper incentives such as merit mark for entrance and certificates for merits. It is seen that students have participated in the intercollegiate, state and regional meets during the previous year. There are facilities for three major outdoor games and indoor games. Classes on guiding are also given to students.
Hostel facilities are provided for students. The maximum intake of the hostel is 120 and the present strength is 60. Annual medical checks up are done for staff and students. Available hostel facilities are extended to the Regional College of Education, Mysore during their teaching practice in the State.
The students are divided into small groups of 10 to 12 and assigned for each staff member and thereby personal guidance is made possible and easy. All the students are required to participate in the personality development programmes.
Criterion - V: Students support and Progression
The college publishes the prospectus annually with course details such as optional subjects, medium of instruction, eligibility criteria and selection procedure. The admitted students are provided with the calendar, which includes details about the college, staff, activities, fee structure, rules and regulations, method of evaluation, list of working days. All the entry students seem to complete the course and appear for the qualifying examination. Majority of the students after completing the course are interviewed and absorbed in various schools situated in Coimbatore, by the services of the placement officer in the college.
The students concentrate on B.Ed. and hence they may not be motivated to appear for other competitive examinations like UGC -CSIR-NET, UGC-SLET, GATE, GRE GMAT etc. Still one student has passed UGC-CSIR in 2001.
The college offers residential facilities for staff and students. Financial aids are provided to backward classes, most Backward classes and SC/ST students. About 50 scholarships were given during the year 1999-2000 and 52 in the year 2000-2001. More than 90 programmes are conducted pertaining to various competitive examinations for the students of backward community.
There is an Alumni Association in the college. Principal is the chairman of the association. There are some recreational facilities like indoor and outdoor games, cultural programmes, audio-video facilities, dance/music competitions etc., for students.
Criterion VI- Organization and Management
The college is owned by the Government of Tamil Nadu . It draws all policies regarding the functioning of the college. Though Principal is the administrative head, the Government takes all major decisions regarding finance, expansion of the college and appointment of the staff. The day-to day academic activities and other administrative decisions are taken by the Principal in consultation with the staff -members. The work efficiency of the non-teaching staff is regularly supervised by the Principal. A special committee is constituted for preparing the academic calendar. There are other committees for admission, library, research, hostel and fine arts. The grievance redressal cell is constituted by three faculty members. Anyhow it has to be headed by the Principal. The Principal has to be the Chairman of all such committees. The grievance of the employees and others are addressed at periodical meetings. There are various loans available to teaching and non teaching staff.
Criterion - VII : Healthy Practices
Government College of education for Women, Coimbatore is 45 years old institution and it is nearing the completion of 46 years. It has trained eminent teachers over the years and has earmarked meritorious services to the State.
Over such a long period of time, it has succeeded in developing an institutional ethos. There exists many healthy practices.
Some of the healthy practices found out based on the careful analysis of the self-study report are herein highlighted as follows.
The college imparts value-based education to the prospective teachers.
The students themselves take lead for value inculcation programmes.
The trainees are given opportunities to develop themselves into good, well-balanced and committed teachers, through guest lecturers, seminars, camps, awareness programmes , etc.
The oratorical, artistic and cultural skills are cared for and nurtured.
There is community orientation programmes like Blood donation camp, Free health-check up, and being scribes for blind students
In addition to its primary responsibility to impart pedagogical knowledge the college is concentrating to develop generic abilities, communication and numerical skills.
Section - III: Overall Analysis
Government College of Education for Women, Coimbatore was founded in the year 1956, to prepare trained teachers for secondary and higher secondary schools. The government of Tamil Nadu supported the institution from the very beginning in building up the necessary infra-structural facilities and the institution has grown into a center for Teacher Education in 1995. The college follows strictly the norms and standards of NCTE.
The institution functions with a motto Love, Service, Truth . The teacher loves her students and dedicates herself to their service. Also, the teacher is in constant search for truth leading the young generation to knowledge of truth. The motto is put into practice by the manifold activities of the college.
The college building is old and renovations have been undertaken by the Government from time-to-time. It has built in the infrastructure facilities according to the norms and standards of NCTE. Psychology lab, Audio visual lab, common rooms, music room etc., are built in. It has a spacious library, computer center, auditorium and hostel for the students.
The day-to-day functioning of the college is managed by the Principal. The college has a good academic record regarding curricular aspects, teaching-learning and evaluation, research and extension. The college has sufficient number of practice - teaching schools in the city of Coimbatore. Based on the interaction with the Principal and the rest of the functionaries the peer group could assess the following achievements of the college that are commendable.
The faculty is well qualified and experienced.
That the students are divided into small groups of 10-12 and entrusted to each staff member. He/She takes care of the total development of the group of students entrusted to her.
The college has promoted an atmosphere of healthy relationship among students and between teachers and students.
There prevails a research atmosphere.
The faculty takes up various extension programmes as an integral part of their teaching responsibility and the coaching classes in competitive examinations is commendable.
The faculty is provided with ample support for all their activities-teaching research and extension.
The institution is supported by the neighboring Secondary Schools as the training ground for the student teachers.
There prevails good relationship with the Alumni.
The discipline and decorum existing in the campus are praiseworthy.
The students hold their teachers with great esteem. The teacher- pupil relationship is cordial.
The discipline and hard work of the students are commendable
The leadership and the administrative abilities of the Principal help the whole system function in good team spirit.
The hostel facilities are sufficient, well maintained and co-operative store run in the hostel is an appreciable achievement.
The students are interested to adopt English as medium of instruction
Teacher Training has been given more importance in the country recently than any other period and it has to be dynamic incorporating the modern developments in Technology and multi-media. Hence efforts have to be taken to sensitise and use multimedia in the instruction and teaching of the trainees.
The College is the only affiliated college in Bharathiyar University and can initiate innovations easily in curriculum, method of instruction and evaluation.
As a college of Teacher Education the institution should have stabilized system of in-service programmes for Secondary and Higher secondary school teachers, especially in educational technology, multi-media, content enrichment, instructional strategies and evaluation. This has to be a significant task of
Government College of Teacher Education for women, Coimbatore.
The peer group has noted that the parents of the students or the general public are not in any way associated with the development and support of the institution.
The establishment of PTA could be envisaged to foster good relationship and development of students and the institution.
The facilities in the library have to be modified, with computer and reprographic amenities and easy access of books.
More new books, relevant journals, C.D. ROMS, etc., are to be procured.
The access to the Computer Center is minimal and there is practically no programmes given to students. They should be encouraged to plan few
Computer assisted packages for actual class room teaching.
More computers might be procured by contribution from other agencies instead of depending only on Government funding.
The present extension programmes can be modified by seeking involvement of the local public and choosing relevant programmes of their interest.
Research activities are under taken by only three Departments, Geography, Education and Mathematics. This has to be extended to other Departments as well based on teaching, learning and evaluation.
The college has a rich history of 45 years with eminent educationists serving the institution in different capacities. Presently reputed teachers are serving each department and many dedicated leaders and teachers have emerged from this institution. This institution should also grow into autonomous status, thereby it can serve the Teacher Education scenario of the state more authentically.
The college can initiate and move the Govt. to start certificate or diploma courses in the field of Teacher Education such as Montessori, Pre-primary, Primary education on self-financing basis, as it is the changing policy of several governments.
Campus can be kept clean by the co-operative effort of teachers and students, inculcating great values like co-operation, dignity of labour, etc.
The infra-structure could be extended to other agencies, and to programmes of social concern so that the optimal use of infra-structure is ensured.
Steps need to be initiated to make the library computerized.
Computer aided learning packages in various subjects should be developed and used, since the college situates in a rewarding township where all types of new technologies are practicable.
The Alumnae Association is to be strengthened.
There should be self-appraisal report of each faculty member and every year it has to be updated.
English remedial classes could be arranged for students since English has become an international language and very much useful for references.
Regular computer classes could be arranged for students. Also the peer team feel the necessity of computer training to the staff members.
Study tours/Field trips are very helpful in developing qualities and values such as co-operation, tolerance, national integration, etc. This aspect also should be incorporated into the co-curricular programmes.
M.Phil., & Ph.D. students could be encouraged to appear for NET, SLET examinations.
The college calendar might be published in English language in order that non
Tamil pupil can also get information about the college.
The college should have a demonstration school attached and it is suggested that one of the nearest corporation school be adopted for the purpose.
Medium of instruction could be in English in a college of this type and students can be given options to write their examination in Tamil or English.
The college may publish a news letter wherein you can indicate the achievements, special programmes etc.,
This college of education should become the centre for offering leadership for all types of academic endeavors of educational institutions in this township.
The language laboratory could be set up in the institution, which will help the student to develop their language abilities.
Prof. G. Shivarudrappa (Chairman)
Sr. Sicily K. C. (Member)
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