Our Institution, at present, has eleven members in the teaching faculty, two in the library faculty, one in computer laboratory and three members in non-teaching faculty. It is needless to say that the dedicated service and co-operation among the faculty members contribute to the name, fame and reputation of the institution.Dr. V.K. Krishnappa. M.Sc (chem)., m.a (Eng)., M.Ed., Ph.D., - Principal.
H I S T O R Y
The college was established in 2007. It is a College of Education established and run by the S B Education Trust (R), which at present is headed by a great visionary, a strict disciplinarian and the retired State Officer Dr. B Shivalingaiah the Ex. Pollution Board Chairman.
The college had a humble beginning in the year 2007 in Jnanasagara Campus,the Bengaluru – Mysuru Highway. To comply with the directions and stipulation of National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE), the College has given importance to the development of infrastructure and other academic facilities. Since 2007, the college has witnessed a noticeable change, and tremendous progress. The infrastructure facilities along with an efficient computerized library, well-equipped computer, language and science laboratories, educational technology room etc., have been contributing to the development of various competencies in the student - teachers of the college.
The college is striving to obtain permanent affiliation and is temporarily affiliated to the University of Mysore, Mysore. The college offers B.Ed., Degree courses in Languages (Kannada and English), Sciences ( both Physical and Biological) , Mathematics, Commerce and Social Sciences. Mandavya High School is an experimental school and is housed in the same Campus. It is a place where a number of action research projects and psychological testing are carried out by the teacher- educators and student- teachers.
The missions and goals of the institution are reflected in all the programs and activities of the institution. It is difficult to draw a line of demarcation as to say which of the activities reflect which of the missions and goals of the institution. The members of both teaching and non-teaching faculty and the S.B.E.T. management are proud to say that they have successfully come out in the task of providing jobs through teacher education to a fairly large number of graduates who belong to Mandya District in particular and others in general. They are happy to endorse the opinion that they find a good number of B.Ed graduates (who is the product of the institution) in every high school of Mandya district. The missions and goals of the institution are reflected through:
The college prayer
Ø The uniform of the students
Ø The classroom activities
Ø Celebration of days of national importance
Ø Organization of Alumni activities
Ø The prospectus and calendar
Ø Community centered and community extension services
Ø Value Education programs
Ø The co-curricular activities
Ø Orientation programs
Ø Contact programs
Ø Awareness programs
Ø Citizenship Training Camp [ Educational Excursion]
Ø Activities of competitive examinations training
The institution has the following infrastructure facilities required for the successful completion of the Teacher Education Program
Principal s chamber
Ø Office (college)
Ø Computerized library
Ø Classrooms - General & Pedagogy subjects
Ø Auditorium - General Lecture Hall
Ø Reading room
Ø Computer laboratory
Ø Psychology laboratory
Ø Educational Technology Room (ICT Re scores Center )
Ø Science laboratories - Physics, Chemistry & Biology
Ø Physical Education Room
Ø Guidance and counselling centre
Ø Boys and Girls rest Room
Ø Toilet for Gents and Ladies
Ø Aquaguard water Facility
Ø Transportation Facility
Ø Aquatic centre
Ø Indoor Sports Room
Ø Outdoor Play field
collaborations/ linkages with local/regional/ national and : international agencies
Names of agencies and the type of Collaboration are given below.
i) NCTE: Affiliation and recognition of Teacher Education programme, Internal quality assurance, Teacher Education curriculum revision, Inspection of infrastructure facilities..etc…
ii) University of Mysore : Participation of teaching faculty as members of Academic Council, Faculty of Education, as Chairman of the co-ordination Board, Board of Studies in Education, as Examiners, Chief Examiners, paper setting, valuation work, syllabus revision etc.,
iii) KSOU (Karnataka State Open University):
Delivering guest lecturers in contact programs, rendering services to in service teachers, providing training in the study centre (for KSOU) etc.,
iv) RIE : Regional Institute of Education, Mysore:
Sharing human resources, arranging guest lectures, participating in Academic seminars and courses related to professional growth, participation in workshops, conferences and other seminars.
v) Regional Institute of English : Seeking expertise & co-operation in the establishment tonal Accreditation of Affiliated/Constituent Colleges language Lab, installation of computers, equipping the laboratory and receiving training in the skills of teaching Foreign Language (i.e., English).
vi) Academic staff College - Mysore: Human resource sharing and participation in refresher courses, orientation courses and workshops.
vii) DIET: Human Resource sharing, guiding teachers in action researches, participating teleconferences, conducting special lectures on the skills of micro teaching, providing training to D.Ed. students etc.,
viii) DPI & Resource Centres (Block and Nodal) :-Selecting the best teacher of the year after studying the cases, Conducting orientation programs for higher secondary and primary school teachers, coordinating various training programs, participating as resource persons in the preparation of question banks and other areas of evaluation etc.,
ix) Department of Children and Women Development:-As member of children welfare committee and rendering service in Balamandira, Sweekara Kendras etc.
x) Association of Teacher Educators: - Academic interaction with teacher - educators of other colleges.
xi) Council of Teacher Education (CTE) :- Participating in academic seminars and professional growth programs.
xii) ‘Geleyara balaga’ and Janadani’: - Local organizations meant for the preservation and promotion of art and culture - as life members.
Nourishing the needs of advanced learners
Advanced learners are encouraged and challenged through novel and innovative assignments like.
ð Preparing models for science exhibitions held at different levels in the state (accompany high school students)
ð Working on projects, which reflect critical thinking.
ð Taking up innovative assignments
ð Preparing improvised Apparatus
ð Teaching difficult concepts to those who feel difficulty in the formation of such concepts.
ð Conducting experiments in their special methods and in Educational Psychology. With an intention of utilizing the abilities of advanced learners, the institution creates a ‘Resource Bank’ with these advanced learners as its members. Then these advanced learners act as resource persons to :
- Monitor remedial programs
- Organize and conduct seminars.
They also act as
F Judges of competitions in the neighboring schools
F Leaders to create question-answer banks
F Quiz masters who prepare questions and administer them
F Coordinators of different programs organized by various clubs.
F Contributors of articles for educational papers, manuscript, magazines & annual magazine
F Participants in inter-institutional competitions, quiz, debates, etc.
F Guides to assist disadvantaged and weaker students in practice teaching schools.
The advanced learners are given a really challenging work of interviewing the prisoners in jail and collect the interesting information about their crimes and the factors which persuaded them for such crimes.