2020 - 2021 Events List

Loyola College of Education

2020 - 2021 Events List


II Year University Examination – Online Mode

II Year University Examination – Online Mode


Talent Search Competition 2021 – First Years

Talent Search Competition 2021 – First Years


Talent Search Competition 2021 – First Years

The cultural competitions are held to bring out the various talents embedded in the students. They are able to showcase their skills in various activities and compete to improve their ability. The following are the various items included to show their excellence.
1. Essay writing (Tamil)
2. Essay writing (English)
3. Poetry writing (Tamil)
4. Poetry writing (English)
5. Pencil drawing
6. Cartoon drawing
7. Painting
8. Collage
9. Poster Making
10. Best from the waste
11. Miniature making
12. Rangoli
13. Mehendi
14. Face painting
15. Oratory - Tamil
16. Oratory - English
17. Make a meme
18. E-Content preparation
19. Video making
20. As many as you can
21. Solo Singing
22. Solo Dance (Recorded)
23. Group Dance (Recorded)


Webinar on “Gender role in Mass Media”.

Resource Person: Mr. Sakthi Kumar, Actor cum Cine Production.
The programme began with a prayer song followed by TamizthaiVazthu. Welcome address was delivered by T.Diana Victoria, Pedagogy of Biological Science. The resource person spoke about media & its influence in bringing about gender roles as it tends to focus more on the ancient stereotypes that cover the boy and girl child roles in the society hence bringing about the inflexibility in the gender roles. The program came to end with the vote of thanks followed by National Anthem.


Webinar on “Impact of Covid – 19 Pandemic related to Ecology & Human Organisers”

Resource Person: Dr. A. Jesu Arockiaraj, Professor SRM Research Institute, SRM Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Chennai.
The resource person focused on the Covid -19 & its environmental problems especially on the CO2 emissions in 2020 compared to 2019, Positive & negative environment effects of Covid – 19, Cascade effect of Covid-19 on different components of ecosystem. He also spoke on the functions of the immune system, how herbal medicine might help battle against Covid-19. Indian medicinal plants that might help ease symptoms, Balanced diet, and WHO (2020) guidance on diet especially during the current pandemic situation.


International Webinar on “Closing the Achievement Gaps through Teacher’s Feedback”

Resource Person: Dr. PriyadharshiniMuthukrishnan, Senior Lecturer, Department of Education, Faculty of Behavioral Sciences, HELP University, Malaysia.
The webinar began with the prayer song which was led by Ms. Deborah Sharon from the Pedagogy of Physical science followed by Tamil Thai Vaazhthu led by Ms.Pavithra from the pedagogy of English. The webinar witnessed an active participation from student-teachers and faculty members of various colleges. Nearly, 180 participants from various colleges had attended the webinar. The webinar was structured in a PPT with visual impact. The webinar started with an introduction to the meaning of achievement and feedback. The resource person explained the various reasons for achievement gaps and emphasized that feedback should be “goal referenced/self-referenced, tangible and transparent, actionable, specific and personalized, timely, ongoing and consistent”. The programme came to end with the vote of thanks followed by National Anthem.


Webinar on “Active Learning Strategies for Virtual Platform Leaders”

Resource Person: Mrs. Agnes Pushpa Prabha, Coordinator – Academics , Faculty of Physics, National Public School, Gopalapuram, Chennai.
The program began with a prayer song followed by Tamilthaivazhthu. Welcome address was delivered by Mr. Anbarasan, Pedagogy of Physical Science. Resource person started the session with Thirukkural–“–“தொட்டணைத்தூரும் மணற்கேணி மாந்தற்கு கற்றணைத்தூரும் அறிவு”. She stressed on the purpose of having activity to maintain attention of the virtual learners. She demonstrated on how to elicit the topic from the learners.
She conducted activities which led to extended learning. The resource person conducted activities to keep the brain of the students active. In simulation activity ‘Phet’ lab time was introduced where the learners do the experiment and record the result. The last & the final activity were about the “Exit Pass”. The program came to an end with the vote of thanks delivered by Ms. Maria Abisha, followed by National Anthem


51 hrs world record program (Online) by 51 colleges organized by TNTEU

Topic:Women Equality

S.No

Participants

Year/ Pedagogy

Content

Language

1.

Aswini . S

I, Bio. Science

Summary Poem

Tamil

2.

Veena. R

I, Phy. Science

Speech

Tamil

3.

Agalya .V

II, Comp. Science

Book Review

English

4.

Divya Bharathi

II, Maths

Poem

Tamil

5.

Sriranchani

II, Maths

Singing

Tamil


A 3 day Virtual Camp on “Knowing and Responding to the Rural Realities”

Rural camp committee of Loyola College of Education organized a three day virtual camp for student-teachers in Cisco Webex. Fr. Kennedy, SJ, Director and his team PALAVAI from Tindivanam served as a resource person for the first day and they shared their service as Jesuits among the Irular Community in Tindivanam. Fr. Packiaraj, SJ, Director and his team PARAN in Makkampalayam served as a resource person for the second day and they shared about various aspects like need, life style as well as the work that has been carried out to improve the status of the tribal people. Fr. Marianathan, SJ, Director and his team AHAL in Kilpennathur served as a resource person for the third day. His team shared about their day to day experiences among the Arunthathiar Community people, the hardships they face and the work that has been carried out by the Jesuit Community.
The three day virtual camp has been thought provoking and helpful for the students to understand about the marginalized people. It made them sensitive to the need of the others. The objectives of the virtual camp have been fulfilled in making the budding teachers to become responsible citizens.


Webinar on “Developing Social Quotient”

Resource Person:Rev. Dr. M. Hilaria Soundari, Director i/c Centre for Women Studies, Gandhigram Rural Institute, Dindugul.
Day 1: The program began with a prayer song followed by Tamiltaivazhthu. Welcome address was delivered by Dr.Ponmalini, Assistant Professor of Perspectives in Education and resource person introduction was done by Dr. L. KulandaiTheresal, Principal.
Rev.Dr.HilariaSoundari explained about Indian Social System with a power point presentation. She spoke about caste in Indian Society. She showed the pyramid of Indian caste hierarchy and explained how this caste hierarchy is the predominant cause behind several things like, low salary, social stigma, poverty etc.,
Resource person focused on the current scenario – how pandemic situation has affected the poor people. She also spoke about the policy & program for poverty reduction like self-employment program, National Social Assistant Program. She concluded the first day of the two days webinar with the explanation about societal system which includes fundamental system like social, political, economic systems. There was a question and answer session where the student teachers classified their doubts. The program came to an end with vote of thanks delivered by Mrs. Catherene Nithya, Assistant Professor of Perspectives in Education.
Day 2: The second day program began with a prayer song. Welcome address was delivered by Dr. E. Karthikeyan, Assistant Professor of Pedagogy of English. The resource person explained about Indian Culture. She spoke about Scandinavian Culture and about Tamil Culture. She shared her personal experience regarding the influence of the culture.
The resource person moved on with hoe to develop different quotients like emotional, social, physical, intellectual and spiritual. She then travelled back to history giving past influence on culture. Types of ideologies were discussed focusing on socialist feminism was also added. Educational implications and the impact of Covid 19 on education were spoken of. The session came to an end with the quote, “be the change you want to see in the world” by Mahatma Gandhi.
Again the session was open to student teachers to clarity their doubts and give feedback. Rev. Dr.SoosaiSebastain, SJ, Secretary of Loyola College of Education shared a few words on social analysis. The program came to an end with a vote of thanks by Mr. K. Nandha, Assistant Professor, Pedagogy of English followed by National Anthem.


Webinar on “Online Teaching Tools to Enrich & Enhance Virtual Classroom Teaching”

Resource Person:Mrs. Philomin Jessie Joshi, HOD, PGT, Department of Physics, National Public School, Gopalapuram, Chennai.
The program started with a prayer song followed by Tamilthaivazhthu. Welcome address was given by Ms. Elsi Rani, Pedagogy of Biological Science. The resource person started her presentation with a warm smile and a great quote addressing prospective students teachers and spoke about the new normal education, online learning, digital learning and classroom technology. She also explained the following online teaching tools along with demonstration. i. Google Drive, ii. Google Classroom, iii. Google Form, iv. To organize files, v. MS Edge, vi. MS Teams and vii. MS. Notebook.
There was question and answer session for 15 minutes in which all the doubts of the students were cleared and vote of thanks was delivered by Mrs. Aswini, Pedagogy of Biological Science. The programme came to an end with the National Anthem.


Model Exam for II Years

Model Exam for II Years


Micro-teaching workshop for I Years

Micro-teaching workshop for I Years


Webinar on “Career Guidance”

Resource Person: Mr. J. Deivasigamani, Director, HR, Loyola Institutions, Loyola Campus, Chennai.
The resource person gave a lucid presentation regarding how to write an impressive resume, preparatory tips for an interview and some inputs on job skills. The inputs given by the resource person will enable the student teachers to face the interview with confidence and proper preparation by updating their knowledge and skills.


Webinar on “A Prelude to Mentoring for Human Engineers”.

Resource Person: Dr.B. Golden Kisha, Principal, Nazareth College of Education for Women, Chennai.
The program began with a prayer song followed by Tamilthaivazhthu. Welcome Address was given by Mr. S. Regis Gnanaraj, Assistant Professor of Perspectives in Education, LCE. The resource person spoke in detail about the need for mentoring and its benefit to the students. She gave an in-depth analysis of the functions of mentoring and spoke also about how to make mentoring more effective. She spoke with experiences in her life and explained how mentoring works to bring a positive change in an individual. She also explained how mentoring will be an effective tool in changing the lives of students. The students enjoyed the session and clarified their doubts with the resource person. The programme gave valuable inputs to the students. The program came to an end with vote of thanks delivered by Mrs. Y. Elin Shibi, Assistant Professor of Pedagogy of Physical Science, followed by National Anthem.


Webinar on “3E’s of Teaching Learning Materials”

Resource Person: Dr. C. Beulah Jayarani, Assistant Professor – Pedagogy of Biological Science, Loyola College of Education, Chennai.
The program started with a prayer song followed by Tamilthaivazhthu. S.Sriranchana, Pedagogy of Mathematics welcomed the gathering and the chief guest. The resource person elaborated on 3E’s as Educate, Enhance and Extended learning. She gave a broad classification of TLM’s as Audio Aids, Visual Aids & Audio-visual aids through a power point presentation. After the presentation, videos of students from various pedagogy were played on how to make Teaching Learning Materials innovatively relevant to the topic. The program came to end with the vote of thanks followed by National Anthem


I CIA – 2nd Years

I CIA – 2nd Years


I CIA – 1st Years

I CIA – 1st Years


Webinar on ‘Preparedness and Pro-active measures against COVID 19’

Resource Person: Dr. J. Mohammed Farooq., M.B.B.S., M.S. (General Surgery), M.Ch (Urology)., Consultant Urologist and Andrologist, Government Corona Hospital, Guindy, Chennai.
Webinar on ‘Preparedness and Pro-active measures against COVID 19’was organized using the virtual platform Cisco Webex for the B.Ed. students of the batch 2019-21& 2020-22.
Dr. J. Mohammed Farooq was so clear and meaningful in creating the awareness on the pandemic. He answered all the COVID related questions asked by our B.Ed. students. It was an eye opener.


Webinar on “The Benchmark of Academic Education of Human Development in the Contemporary World”

Resource Person:Dr. Emilda Josephine, International Researcher and Educationist, Assistant Professor of English Education, Lebanese French University, Erbil, Iraq
Dr. Emilda Josephine threw light on the changing facets of Education and the Blooming fields in Interdisciplinary studies, where she added Humanoid Robots may replace teacher in coming future. More than 250 participants participated in the webinar through Webex and YouTube. Faculties, students of Loyola College of Education, Chennai and Professors & students from various colleges also participated in the webinar.


Webinar on Impact of Covid-19 on Economy & Use and Misuse of Commerce in the Present Scenario.

Resource Person: Dr. A. Marcus, HOD, Department of Commerce, Loyola College.
The programme started with a prayer song followed by TamizthaiVazthu. After the welcome address, Felicitation was given by Dr. L.KulandaiTheresal, Principal, Loyola College of Education. Dr.A.Marcus, presented his views on the topic “Impact of Covid-19 on Economy & Use and Misuse of Commerce in the Present Scenario”.
Content of the session:
i) SWOC: To understand the strength, weakness, opportunities and concerns during the pandemic period.
ii) PESTEL: To know the political, Economical, Societal, Technological, Ecilogical& Legal status of our Nation and the World.
iii) Use of commerce during pandemic.
iv) Misuse of commerce during pandemic.


Workshop on ‘Interview’

A workshop on ‘Interview’ was conducted as three sesstions through the virtual platform Cisco Webex. The workshop was attended by B.Ed. second year students of the batch 2019-21.
Session I: Introduction on Interview   Time:9.30 a.m.-10.30 a.m
Resource Person:
Dr. C.Beulah Jayarani, Assistant Professor, Pedagogy of Biological Science, Loyola College of Education, Chennai
The resource person gave a detailedpicture about introduction to the interview, types of interviews and how they are typically structured. She insisted on the development of following interview skills like communication skills, leadership skills, organising skills, problem solving skills and team work.
Session II: InterviewSkills   Time: 10.40 a.m.-11.30 a.m.
Resource Person: Dr. M. Caroline Maria, Assistant Professor, Perspective in Education, Loyola College of Education, Chennai
The resource person Dr. M. Caroline Maria, gave insights about the interview skills, checklist of do’s and don’ts of the interview. She mentioned about common interview questions that should be known before stepping into the institution like history, and management of the institution, vision mission of the institution, objectives of the institution and what is the uniqueness about the institution.
Session III:Communication Skills   Time: 11.40 a.m.-12.30 p.m.
Resource Person: Dr.Irudhaya Mary, Assistant. Professor, Pedagogy of English, Stella Matutina College of Education, Ashok Nagar, Chennai
The resource person gave a detailed explanation about communication skills, importance of communication skills and ways to improve communication skills.


Memory Techniques

Resource Person: Dr. T. Ponmalini, Assistant professor, Perspectives in Education, Loyola College of Education,Chennai.
Programme on ‘Memory Techniques’ was organized using the virtual platform Cisco Webex for the B.Ed.students of the batch 2019-21&2020-22. The resource person explained about types of memories, different techniques with the activities. She spoke about the purpose of using memory techniques in academic sides. She gave the do's and don’ts of improving one’s memory power. She concluded the session by showing the models of memory techniques.


Concept Enrichment Programme for B.Ed First Year Students


Resume Writing

Resource Person:
Mr.K.Nandha, Assistant Professor, Pedagogy of English, Loyola College of Education, Chennai
The resource person gave a clear picture of resume and the essential things one should check in a good resume. He also gave a clear distinction between resume and curriculum vitae, which helped students to be clear on the view of using a resume professionally. He also explained the headings that a good resume should possess like education, activities, interest, work experience, honours and awards, skills & abilities etc. He clarified all the doubts of the students. The program ended with vote of thanks followed by National Anthem.


International Women’s Day Celebration

Resource Person:
Mrs.Rani Anna Thomas, Principal, Sri Chaithanya Techno School, K.K.Nagar, Chennai. International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women, who have played an extra ordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. The programme was conducted virtually using Cisco-webex online platform.


A Four Day Workshop on Hand-holding the students; Training for the Mentors

Resource Person: 1) Dr. MelchiesGobrial, Deputy Principal, Loyola College.
2) Ms. AnithaYazhini, Counsellor, Loyola College.
Inaugural Function.
The program started with a prayer song and prayer. Dr.L.KulandaiTheresal, Principal, Loyola College of Education, gave a welcome note. Rev. Dr.Sebastian S, SJ, Secretary, Loyola College of Education, felicitated the gathering and gave a talk on the importance and need for workshop. Key note address was given by Dr. Melchias Gabriel, Deputy Principal, Loyola College, who spoke on the skills and qualities required for mentoring and how one makes life meaningful through it.
Ms.AnithaYazhini, Counsellor, Loyola College, handled the following sessions.
Day 1: Session on Creating Self-awareness.
Day 2: Session on ‘Mind Fixation’ ‘Mindful Listening’ & ‘Mindful Speaking’
Day 3: Session on ‘Erik Erikson Psychological Theory’
Day 4: Session on a group activity to share prime suffering of one from each group and others were asked to suggest a solution.
Valedictory Function The valedictory program began with prayer song and prayer. Ms.AnithaYazhini, Counsellor, Loyola College, the resource person gave an acceptance speech and thanked the staff of LCE for their active participation. The participants of the workshop were given certificates.


Inaugural Ceremony of the new academic year for the B.Ed first year students

Chief Guest: Rev. Dr. Francis P. Xavier, SJ, Rector, Loyola Campus.
The ceremony commenced with a prayer song, followed by readings from the scriptures. The prestigious part of our inauguration was the talk given by Rev. Dr. Francis P.Xavier, SJ. He uplifted the spirit of everyone with his persuading speech. Rev.Fr. Sebastian S, SJ, Secretary, LCE, defined the background of the Jesuit Institutions around the world. Dr.L.KulandaiTheresal, Principal, LCE, introduced all the teaching and non-teaching staff and briefed on commencement of online classes. Programme ended with vote of thanks and National Anthem.


First Year Students Orientation

Resource Persons:
1) Dr.M.Caroline Maria, Assistant Professor of Perspective in Education
2) Mr.K.Nandha, Assistant Professor of Pedagogy of English,
3) Ms.R.Kezia, Assistant Professor of Pedagogy of English,
The orientation program for first year students was organized in order to enable them to become aware of teaching profession and communication skills. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, orientation was arranged in online platform using Cisco Webex. Orientation was conducted on three sessions as two input sessions regarding Teaching &B.Ed course & Communication Skills. The third session was testing English Proficiency. English proficiency test was conducted through online using google form. Students were encouraged to give feedback & suggestions regarding the session.


Life Skills Development Certificate Course for First Year Students

The programme was conducted virtually using Cisco-webex online platform. Students were given participant e-certificates and faculty members were given e-certificates for serving as resource person.


AIDS Awareness Programme

Resource Person: Dr.D.Arun, M.B.B.S., M.S., Professor, Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai
A guest lecture cum interaction was organized to provide the students with an opportunity to get knowledge about “Aids for AIDS – AIDS Awareness” and also doubts about general health cum covid-19 were clarified.


Blood & Organ Donation Awareness Programme

Resource Person: Dr. D. Annie, M.B.B.S., M.D., Professor, Kilpauk Medical College , Chennai.
A guest lecture was organized to provide the students with an opportunity to get knowledge about “Give Blood & Give Life – Blood & Organ Donation”. The resource person clarified all the doubts on general health cum blood related issues.


Eye Donation Awareness Programme

Theme: Leave back your vision
Resource Person:Dr. J. Saraswathi, M.B.B.S., M.S., Ophthalmologist, Peripheral Hospital, Periyar Nagar, Chennai.
The resource person made the students to get the awareness about eye-donation. She said that blood donation during life time and eye-donation posthumously is the noblest contribution towards the welfare of humanity. She appealed to the students to come forward and take a pledge to donate eyes.


Tamil Nadu Teachers’ Education University – B.Ed. Degree First Year Examination


Internship - B.Ed. Second Year Students


"Youth Awakening Day”

Resource Person: Ms. R. Sridevi
Loyola College of Education celebrated the ‘Youth Awakening Day’ in remembrance of our former President Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. The celebration started with prayer song followed by welcome speech. Ms. R. Sridevi, Assistant Professor of Pedagogy of Mathematics, LCE shared the life history, journey and achievement of Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. The programme ended with a vote of thanks.


Online Essay Writing Competition – English & Tamil

Topics: For English
1. Kalam’s vision dream or reality,
2. Coping with Corona – a new reality
3. A vision for new India.
For Tamil
1.மாணவசமுதாயத்தோடு இணைந்தஅப்துல் கலாமின் உரத்தசிந்தனைகள்.
2. வல்லரசு இந்தியாவும் அப்துல் கலாமின் சீரியமுயற்சிகளும்
3. கலாம் கண்ட இந்தியா 2020-ல் நம் நாட்டின் நிலை.
Prize Winners of English Essay Writing Competition I Place – Sruthi N.P
II Place – SaiRevathee. L
III Place – BeronicaSelva Grace
Prize Winners of Tamil Essay Writing Competition
I Place – Maria Thangam
II Place – DivyaBharathi, SilphaDorathi. D and Precilda Juliana
III Place – Punitha. I


Tamil Nadu Teachers’ Education University – B.Ed. Degree Second Year Examination


Teachers’ Day Celebration

We celebrated our Teachers’ Day on September 5th 2020. The celebration started around 4 p.m. The celebration started with a prayer, followed by a welcome speech. Every member of the college was welcomed to the celebration on behalf of the present second year students. Many programmes such as a welcome song in three languages, a word of appreciation by few students to every staff member individually, followed by a memory down the lane video played for our dear teaching, non-teaching staff, Fr. Secretary and Principal. The programme ended with vote of thanks.


Loyola Jesuit Webinar 10: A Critical Analysis of NEP 2020.

Resource Person:
Part I: School Education – Dr. C. Beulah Jayarani
Part II: Higher Education – Dr. M. Caroline Maria
Part III: Other Aspects – Ms. R. Sridevi
Part IV: Rev. Dr. Soosai Sebastian, S.J
All the above parts were critically analysed with respect to their major aspects, challenges for implementation, suggestions for effective implementation were also discussed.


Commencement of online classes for second year B.Ed students for the academic year 2020-2021.