Loyola College of Education aims at the integral formation of young men and women that they become creative, confident, committed and compassionate teachers with a strong desire to serve the society and be ‘genuinely men and women for others’. Further the college aims at forming teachers to be men and women of competence, conscience, compassionate commitment.
The College aims at developing trainees to become well formed guides who will accompany the learner on his or her journey of becoming a fully human person. The college, therefore, offers an all round training that is at once intellectual, cultural, social, emotional, physical, aesthetic, moral and spiritual.
In addition to the above goals, the college aims at conducting in-service programmes for teachers and administrators already working in schools in order to update them on educational issues and findings and to develop in them the required skills for using information technology and innovative practices.
1. Personalized training through Integral Pedagogy and mentoring.
2. All round training that is intellectual, cultural, social, emotional, physical, aesthetic, moral and spiritual.
3. In service training for teachers
4. Use of IT communication media and innovative practices
5. Documentation and research
6. Environment Education for sustainability, and
7. Empowerment of subalterns including women
The student teacher will function like regular teachers. There are expected to participate and organize morning assembly, games and sports and other co-curricular activities. There shall be a student leader among the student teachers in every co-operating school to co-ordinate practice teaching of fellow students and act as a link between them, school authorities, supervisor and faculty members.
The library with a seating capacity for 64 students is open on all working days from 7:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M. The library with an open access facility has a collection of 12810 books. It subscribes to 25 Indian journals and 14 magazines. The library is fully computerized and uses SOUL software package of inflibnet. It provides facilities such as internet, computer and information display. E-books are also available.
GAMES AND SPORTS
Courts for basketball, volley ball, badminton, throw ball and football are available in the college. Facilities also are available for indoor games such as caroms, chess, checkers, etc.
The college follows the syllabus prescribed by Kolhan University. In addition to what is prescribed by the University, the college offers / conducts various seminars / workshops. Project works are encouraged.
The teacher trainees remain under the guidance of a mentor who guides the students in academics as well as in personal life. Besides the marks / grades obtained in terminal exams, assignments, projects, group discussions and trainees involvement in co-curricular activities are evaluated for internal assessment. The college conducts communicative English classes for students who are not fluent in English and for the others phonetic classes. Computer classes are conducted for those who are not computer literates.
The college Social Service Club takes active part in serving students at upgraded Primary School, Laltanr, a local school government by conducting classes on Saturdays. The Eco club members are active in planting trees during rainy season and look after the herbal garden. The literary club organizes translation day and other activities. The science club conducts exhibition on Science day. A Blood Donation camp is conducted in the month of February every year. Teacher trainees visit Nirmal Hriday, Sishu Bhavan and spend a day with the inmates, washing their clothes and surroundings. Some visit the nearby villages along with staff members for health awareness campaign. They also visit Parivar Kalyan Sansthan, run by Tata Motors to get a firsthand knowledge of malnourished children. The Hindi / English method students make a visit to a language lab in one of the city colleges.