PAAVAI COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
ANNUAL REPORT (2016-17)

It is with great pleasure I present the Annual Report of the activities of Paavai College of Education for the academic year 2016-2017.

The College started functioning for the current academic year on 28th September-2016. The inaugural function was chaired by the Respected Chairman, sir, and the Kuthuvilakku was lit by the Correspondent Madam. As a great gesture of giving divine respect to parents, the B.Ed students performed Padha Pooja to their parents who have accompanied them for the inaugural function

As a testimony to our sincere efforts, this year also, the institution has been crowned with 100% results, which include numerous first classes with distinctions both in practical and theory examinations held in the academic year 2015-2016

One of the special features of this college is that everyday after Prayer, two students give a talk on any topic for five minutes. Tamil and English news reading, Dhinam Oru Thirukkural, and a Proverb are given by the students in order to improve their communicative ability,

Another feature is the “Talent Search Programme” in which the Students are divided into small groups to undertake different cultural activities every week one after another to exhibit their talents. The motto for the programme is that, “NO Student is Left Behind” in the College activities.

A number of other Programmes have been carried out as mentioned below.

A 3 day programme of life skill training was conducted by Mr.C.Loganathan, HOD A/V Department from 03.10.2016 to 05.10.2016. The technical sessions of the students’ Seminar consisted of various activities. Experts in various Subjects and resource persons from Government Schools trained the students in enriching their teaching abilities by providing new innovative techniques in teaching.

From October 1st onwards, our B.Ed., students were deputed for 80 days to nearby 27 Government high Schools and Higher Secondary Schools for teaching Practice to improve their teaching ability as prescribed in the curriculum . They have successfully completed their training programme with the co-operation of the guide teachers and Headmasters.

On 8th October, 2016 Saraswathi Pooja was celebrated with usual joy. The students drew the Portrait of Goddess ‘Saraswathi’ in Rangoli. At the function, the students chanted religious songs and 108 Namavali while offering flowers and Naivaithyum to Goddess Saraswathi. As a special performance, the students arranged a Golu with different types of dolls on this occasion.

In Yelagiri, a 3 day faculty residential programme entitled INVIGORATE’-17 was conducted by Mr. Karthik & team, the International trainer, from 09.01.2017 to 12.01.2017.

On 6th February-2017, Youth festival on National Integration Day was celebrated. Nearly 2000 students from various Government , Government Aided , Matriculation and CBSE Schools Participated in the various competitions like Oratorical, Essay writing, Singing, Drawing, Poem writing, Quiz, Rangoli, Dance, etc. and the first three winners in each event were awarded. Mr.S. Gobidoss. CEO of Namakkal District was the Chief Guess.

In Yercaud, a 3 day residential programme ACHARYA-2017 for the students has been planned to be conducted by Mr. Karthik & team, the International trainer, in the month of March 2017.

As a part of our academic programme, Seminars were conducted for B.Ed., students in their Core, Elective and Optional Subjects. The students themselves prepared and presented Papers on different topics assigned to them under the guidance of the Teacher educators. We also thank the CEO, DEO of Namakkal and Salem for their continuous support in training our students in government schools of Namakkal and Salem Districts.

A good number of present batch of students have already been appointed as teachers in various schools and a few are pursuing post graduate studies. We are proud to say that 90% of the students have been appointed in government and private schools and a few run their own schools.

With the blessings of God, the Almighty, and the Blessings of the Management, the institution will definitely grow to its heights and serve the society. We thank the members of the Paavai Varam Educational Trust for their unending efforts to make this institution greater.

Thank you