Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education, Shri Guru Ram Rai (PG) College, Dehradun, Uttarakhand was established in the year of 2006 by Shri Guru Ram Rai Education Mission, Dehradun with a well defined motive of serving the society by making their humble contributuin to Education especially through Teacher Education. The Faculty,situated in calm and beautiful natural surroundings at Pathribagh, Dehradun with the main campus of Shri Guru Ram Rai (PG) College, just behind the Railway Station of Dehradun. The Faculty offers B.Ed. and M.Ed. courses in Teacher Education, approved by NCTE and affiliated to HNB Garhwal (Central) University, Srinagar, Garhwal, Uttarakhand. By nature, it is a Co-education department. At present, it has intake capacity of 50 students for B.Ed. programme and 50 students for M.Ed. programme. The institution follows all the norms and regulations of regulatory bodiesviz. NCTE, Affilating University and State Government for the required physical infrastructure, recruitment of the faculty, admission procedure,fee structure and curriculum to enact.

 

The institution has its prime ambition to get acknowledge as a premier institution with a difference. The difference is being created by providing conducive environment to teaching, learning, research and innovation, liberty to teachers and pupil teachers for their maximum potential actualization with novel, ICT and value imbibed academic practices. Therefore, the focus of the department is at creating and sustaining the environment, where prospective teacher will develop an aptitude for teaching, scientific and humanistic aptitude, sprit of services to the society and all the essentials of teaching learning skills. This is being done here under the visionary leadership of Mahant Shri Devendra Das, Secretory, Shri Guru Ram Rai (PG) College, Principal of the college Prof. V.A. Bourai and Head of the Department Prof. K.B. Budhori, who has a vast experience in the field of education. Prof. Budhori worked for a long as Dean and Head, Faculty of Education, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar, Garhwal and he also worked as the Chairperson as well as the member for several national bodies like NAAC and NCTE. He is also awarded the Life Time Achievement Award by IATE.The department also has a well-qualified, competent and committed team of faculty members having the vast experience in the field of Education.

 

The teacher educators themselves use and encourage the student teachers to use ICT in their classroom teaching to meet the emerging needs and problems of the school education in global context. The value oriented practices in teacher education enables the student teachers and faculty members to make harmony among different sections of the society. The department is swiftly gearing up for changes occurring in teacher education in India and abroad.

 

The Faculty sponsors the teachers as well as student teachers for participation in professional development programmes, seminars, conferences, workshops, Inter and Intra college competitions of academic and co-curricular activities respectively.The department practices the best in teaching learning in collaboration with practice teaching schools, academic members, educationists etc. These are involved in positive social interaction through various prominent institutional curricular, co-curricular and extension activities. 

 

Thus, the Faculty of education stands out as a unique center for teacher education for its distinct emphasis on imparting the sound theoretical knowledge of curricular subjects; teaching and training methods, including practical exposure to actual classroom teaching with a humanistic touch to groom the pupil teachers to become both effective teacher and a good citizen.

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