2018-2019 Activities


Report on National Voters Day Awareness 2018

Report on National Voters Day Awareness

National Voters Day was celebrated with pomp on January 25, 2018 at the local Pradeep Memorial Comprehensive College of Education. About 185 students were present on the occasion. Addressing the students, Principal (Dr.) Bharti Dimri explained the importance of voting on how they can use their vote properly to contribute to nation building. She called upon the youth to join politics and contribute to the creation of a strong India. Assistant Proffessor Mr.Sunil Kumar Pandey informed the students about voter rights. He said that the younger generation can use their vote properly to bring change in the country and can play a strong role in nation building. All the students took an oath to exercise their right to vote. The students will be aware of the constitution and the political system of our country. They will get to know the importance of free and fair elections in our democratic setup, so that they can exercise their voting rights in a free and fair manner. On this occasion students make a wall of democracy on which each students sign.
All the teaching and non-teaching staff was present on the occasion.

 

Report of Swachhta Pakhwada,2018

Report of Swachhta Pakhwada,2018

PMC College of Education observed Swachhta Pakhwada, 2018 during 23rd January to 6th February 2018. Under the guidance of the Principal Dr. Bharti Dimri, all the students and staff participated in various activities.
PMC College of Education always strives to make students sensitive and aware towards environment for the noble mission of making our nation green and clean. The program started with influential speech by the Principal on the importance of trees. Further, Tree Plantation drive was conducted by the College. In plantation drive under Swachhta Pakhwada various students of the colleges planted saplings on 5th February 2018. Moto behind this initiative was an effort to reduce air pollution in Delhi which has reached the alarming levels. The students prepared banners and slogans like “Ped lagao Desh bachao” “save paper save tree” which were used in the rally to aware the community. The students also took a pledge for planting trees and working towards sustainable development. The drive was a huge success as it empowered students and the nearby locals were also made aware about environment.

All the activities were very effective in conveying the messages. The Principal appreciated all the faculty members and the students for contributing their part and making Swachhta Pakhwada, 2018, successful.

Policy on the Clean and Green Campus

A Green Campus is a place where environmental friendly practices and education combine to promote sustainable and eco-friendly practices in the campus. The green campus concept offers an institution the opportunity to take the lead in redefining its environmental culture and developing new paradigms by creating sustainable solutions to environmental, social and economic needs of the mankind.

College environmental aims and objectives
  • The college is striving to develop its institution on a self – sustainable basis in the areas of Power, water and cleanliness.
  • The faculty, staff and students have to contribute collectively to develop an eco – friendly Sustainable campus and disseminate the concept of eco – friendly culture to the nearby community and wherever possible.
  • Awareness creations about environmental issues among students and employees including Climate change

 

Waste Management
  • To increase the green cover in and around the campus
  • To adopt methods for waste segregation
  • To reduce hazardous waste and its management
  • To encourage paperless work culture and recycling/ reuse of paper
  • Display waste management instructions/alerts at prominent/relevant locations in the campus

 

Water Management

Adopting following measures in campus to reduce water consumption

  • Rain water harvesting
  • Change of taps which are either more water efficient or sensor based taps
  • Display water management instructions/alerts at prominent/relevant locations in the campus

 

Major Green Campus Initiatives:
  • Tree Plantation Drive
  • Cleanliness Drive
  • Plastic free Campus
  • Displayed poster on E-waste Management
  • Use of LEDs only

 

We intend to pursue a programme of continuous improvement in our procedures, practices and review the policy on a regular basis to evaluate continued relevance and to monitor compliance.

 

Right to Education  on 1st  November 2018

Right to Education on 1st November 2018

On 1 November 2018, the Pradeep Memorial Comprehensive College of Education organized a workshop on the Right to Education. The day began with Lighting of the lamp by the Principal Dr. Bharti Dimri. She explained the importance of elementary education and the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, of 2009 to the students. Under this Act, children between 6 to 14 years of age can get free and compulsory education. The event was helpful as it helped students to understand the value of education in one’s life and the right to get free elementary education. The post tea session was taken up by Dr. Ajit Singh, Guest Lecturer. He discussed different aspects of the act emphasising on a) Free and compulsory education to all children of India in the age group of 6-14 years b) No child shall be held back, expelled or need to appear any board examination until completion of elementary education i.e. up to class 8th after completion of elementary education the child is awarded with a certificate c) The children suffering from disability will also be covered under RTE Act 2009 d) No corporal punishment is to be imposed on any child and many more.
The event was concluded with the feedback form from the participants which covered the basic questions about the workshop.

 

Right to Education  on 1st  November 2018

REPORT OF NATIONAL SEMINAR ON EDUCATION

FOR DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE 29TH MAY, 2018 AT PMC COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

 

VENUE- SEMINAR HALL
SUB THEMES-
  • Equity issues and Inclusion
  • Gender stereotypes and social justice
  • Protection of Child Rights
  • Relationship of language and discrimination
  • Critical Pedagogy
  • Racial Ethnic and Cultural diversity
  • Recommendations of NCF (2005), regarding diversity and social justice
  • ICT in education for diversity and inclusion

 

INAUGURAL SESSION

The inaugural session began by lighting of the lamp, followed by welcome address by the Principal Dr. Bharti Dimri. Dr. Manisha Minocha then spoke about the themes and subthemes of the seminar.

Professor Dhananjay Joshi from GGSIPU the addressed the participants. Prof. Joshi spoke about the New Policy on Education, which is still in the pipeline, though it should have been completed by 2016. He then quoted aspects of the Constitution that are related to diversity. The Preamble mentions Unity in Diversity. The Rigveda, too emphasizes that education liberates.
Prof. Joshi emphasized the quality of tolerance in teachers. How to make teachers more tolerant is a question being studied. Intolerance in teachers can be attributed to the climate as well as mental and social pollution. In this context were mentioned Parivar and Sanskar. He also commended the power of Democracy in India. Dellor’s Commission and its four pillars were mentioned in this context.

  • Learning to know
  • Learning to do
  • Learning to be
  • Learning to live together

 

Prof. Joshi touched upon various aspects in the constitution and various documents as RTE, which are related to social justice. He concluded his lecture by suggesting the reading of Rousseau’s Social Contract and congratulated the institution for selecting a topic of such relevance.
Prof. M.C. Sharma from IGNOU, then addressed the participants. According to him, many of the issues in the theme of the seminar remain talk. Also, there is a lack of clarity about Inclusive Education. He then discussed the challenges in quality education, of which ICT is a big challenge. Prof. Sharma emphasized that Value based education would take care of all aspects as diversity and social justice in education. Some major issues related to the theme were mentioned as-

  • Lack of academic leadership
  • Professional development of teachers
  • Quality in research, innovations and good practice
  • Expected monitoring and evaluation
  • Diversity and Inclusive education
  • Increase in classroom size has led to an increase in the requirement of ICT
  • 90 % of teacher educators don’t know how to use a blackboard
  • Importance of interaction
  • Practical problems in implementing the curriculum
  • Evaluation of teaching practice
  • Completing the syllabus
  • Teacher Educator as a Reflective Practitioner
  • Criteria for use and selection of ICT
  • Who are the children with diversity?
  • Assistive and adaptive technology for visual and hearing impairment.

 

The address was concluded by emphasizing the importance of implementation. With this the Inaugural Session ended after interaction and discussion and the participants dispersed for the Tea Break.

 

TECHNICAL SESSION I

Technical session I began with an address by Dr. Jitender from CIET. He interacted regarding various types of diversity. He suggested that all teachers must see the movie Hichki. He then went on the explain the aspects of the Constitution that give direction for guiding our education and emphasis is on social justice. He then spoke about respect for all languages and the respect for each child. In effective teaching content is presented involving the child. He then informed that materials are available involving ICT.
Good internship, according to him, is required to prepare teachers, therefore a 6 months internship is required. In the context of evaluation of students during teaching learning process CCE was discussed. The four year integrated course was also mentioned.
The next address was that of Prof. DD Aggarwal who focused on ensuring rights and providing protection. Children everywhere according to him are vulnerable to abuse and exploitation by those in positions of power and trust. Child protection implies the interdisciplinary measures undertaken to guarantee the survival acceptable development of children with respect to their rights. The conventions and treaties on the rights of the child were also discussed. The legal foundation of the child protection mandate in India was discussed as The Juvenile Justice Act 1986; The Commissions for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005. The various categories of children who need protection were listed as the homeless; abusive guardians; mentally or physically challenged; terminally ill and so on. The different types of crimes against children and the punishment for these was the next aspect considered. The main aspects of the Integrated Child Protection Scheme were highlighted, as care, support and rehabilitation services.

 

TECHNICAL SESSION II

After lunch Technical Session II began in which Ms Poonam Kumari, gave the details of POCSO, Protection of Children against Sexual Offences, formulated in June 2012. It lists all forms of sexual assault, including touching, behaviors or gestures. The Act recognizes almost every known form of sexual abuse against children as punishable offences. The Act provides for mandatory reporting of sexual offences. It also prescribes punishment for a person if he provides false information to defame any person. It makes the different agencies of the state, such as the police, judiciary and child protection machinery, collaborators in securing justice for a sexually abused child.
After this various paper presenters from different colleges presented their papers.

 

VALEDICTORY SESSION

The Valedictory Session was presided over by Prof. Chandra Bhushan, who gave the valedictory lecture. Certificates were then distributed to all the participants and paper presenters from various institutions.

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