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Annual Report 2015-16

Distinguished guests, respected parents, my dear colleagues and students,

I have great pleasure in presenting this report before you. Our college is one among the prestigious Teacher Education Colleges directly run by the University of Kerala and established in 1990. The famous Kottamkulangara temple and Punnamada Lake- venue of Nehru Trophy boat race are nearby. Though the college is within the town limit of Alappuzha Municipality, the tranquil and the serene atmosphere prevailing around the college promotes teaching and learning alike.

The college reopened on 1st July with a total strength of fifty students. One student left the college on personal reason and the present strength is forty nine. Five optionals viz, Malayalam, Hindi, Mathematics, Physical science and Natural science were present for two years B.Ed course. Prof. Jacob Mathew, former Principal left the college on 12-7-2015 and I, Dr.Renuka Sonny L.R. had joined as a new Principal of the college on 13-7-2015. The faculty consists of nine teachers and principal and eleven members of non-teaching staff.

Teaching faculties are

Smt Alli Anirudhan (Asst. Professor in Natural Science)

Smt. Deepa Thankappan (Asst. Professor in Hindi)

Smt. Shyja J.L (Asst. Professor in Malayalam)

Smt. Jaya N.R (Asst. Professor in Mathematics)

Smt. Saija S.R (Asst. Professor in Physical Science)

Smt. Hima (Asst. professor in Perspective in Education)

Sri. Vinodan Pilakal (Asst. Professor in Visual and Fine art)

Sri. Sagar (Asst. Professor in Visual and Fine art) was transferred to KUCTE Kollam & Sri. Vinodan Pilakal had joined in the college on 21-8-2015. Smt. Shimitha Kumari S (Asst. professor in Perspective in Education) was transferred to KUCTE Kunnum and Smt. Hima from KUCTE Kunnum had joined duty to fill the gap. Smt. Yamuna had joined as guest faculty in our college. Sri. Anoob had joined as Asst. Professor in Physical Education on 7-1-2016.

The non teaching staff includes

Smt. Resmi Rajagopalan University.Asst., Smt. Rathi Devi. M. & Smt. Minimol. C, Typists-cum-clerks, Smt. Sandhya.P.K. Library Assistant,. Sri. Yoonus. A & Sri. Jalendrakumar. K.T, Male Peons/Day Watchers, Smt. Ambika Devi. R & Smt. Indulekha. R, Female Peons, Smt. Ramani. K.& Smt. Kulsum Beevi.K, Sweeper/Cleaner and Sri. Sivadas P. C, Night Watcher. Smt Resmi Rajagopalan transferred to University of Kerala, Palayam and Smt Santhi A Nair had joined as Academic Coordinator in the college.

College Development Committee (CDC)

College Development Committee general body meeting was conducted on 22nd July 2015 and executive members were elected. The committee was formed on the guidelines laid by the University. The executive committee consists of Dr. Renuka Sonny L.R., the Principal as President/ Tresurer, Sri. Antony (Vice President), Sri. Peethambaran (Auditor), Smt. Jaya N.R. (Secretary), Smt. Lathika, Smt. Sharee Mohan, Smt. Judith Vincent, Smt. Deepa Thankappan, Smt. Shyja J.L, Smt Shimithakumari S(Members). Smt. Shimitha Kumari S was transferred to KUCTE Kunnum and instead of her Smt. Hima had joined as a new member. The college development council frequently met to discuss matters related to the college. Dr. Thomas Issac, Hon’ble MLA has sanctioned Rs.90 lakhs for constructing a building with four classrooms. The paper works are in progress. The development fund is being utilized for adding more instructional materials to suit with the NCTE norms. The college utilized CDC fund for the following works:

Constructed scooter shed,

Relaunched of college website,

Purchased LCD Projector,

sheet laid in front of the office and near to the psychology lab,

constructed a path between two buildings in the terrace,

painted college signboard in Talavadi junction,

subscribed journals in the library,

Sheet laid in the corner of the staffroom,

purchased trophies for merit day,

purchased microscope in the science lab, computer modem in the office etc,

installed anti-virus in 15 computers, internet security etc,

repaired bathroom,

purchased medicine and materials for first aid,

repaired laptop, microscope, photocopier machine, water filter, computer, motor, college bell, generator etc,

Maintainance of building,

Purchased halogen bulbs in the auditorium for Visual & Performing arts,

Exchanged broken tiles into new one in the general hall & teacher’s room,

Purchased steel glasses for community living camp etc.

The executive committee members do deserve my gratitude for their sincere participation in the development of the college.

College union

College union election was conducted on 31st July 2015. The following students were elected to the college union.

a. Sajid Hussain Chairman

b. Ameera Vice Chairperson

c. Muhammed Shefeek General Secretary

d. Linisha K. Mohandas Magazine Editor

e. Rahul R Arts Club Secretary

f. Arjun Sports Club Secretary

I am thankful to union executive for showing much enthusiasm in academic and co-curricular activities. The report of the union General Secretary will give a clear picture of the union activities of this year. Many activities were also organized by different subject clubs.

For the successful conduct of all the curricular and co-curricular activities the following faculty members with various responsibilities. They are

Smt Alli Anirudhan Academic matters convenor, science lab charge (Natural Science), discipline convenor

Smt. Deepa Thankappan Staff advisor, Alumni secretary, grievance redressal cell convenor

Smt. Shyja J.L Staff secretary, examination in charge, students counsellor

Smt. Jaya N.R CDC secretary, Teaching practice in charge, placement cell convenor

Smt. Saija S.R Magazine Editor, library charge, science lab charge (Physical

science), Education Technology lab charge.

Smt.Hima SUPW Co-ordinator, NAAC co-ordinator, seminar convenor

Smt. Yamuna Attendance charge, model school laison officer

Sri. Vinodan Pilakal Art & literary convenor

Sri. Anoob Camp co-ordinator, tour co-ordinator, discipline convenor,

sports & games organizer

Academic activities

The two year B.Ed course with four semester was introduced from this year. We start the days academic work with morning assembly in the ground on Tuesday and in the general hall on other days. The class time was from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm. The teachers sincerely engaged the classes uninterrupted and did justice to their duty.

Result

In the 2013-14 B.Ed examination, our students secured 95% pass with 2nd position, 6 distinctions, 183 first class and 5 second class. Archana Krishna of Natural science bagged second position in the university level. Merit day was organized to honour the top scorers of the academic session 2013-14.

Lectures

Sri. Hari Gopinath, Overseas English Training Centre, Ernakulam conducted orientation programme on communicative English. Sri. Pramod D, Life skill trainer, Thiruvananathapuram conducted life skill training programme. A financial awareness programme was conducted by Kerala Gramin Bank, Alappuzha in the college auditorium. The programme was inaugurated by Smt. Mercy Diano Mazido, Municipal Chairperson, Alappuzha in the presence of Regional Bank Manager, Gramin Bank. Many people from different parts of Alappuzha also participated in that function. World hand wash day was conducted by Believers church English Medium School. Avalookunnu, Alappuzha in our college. They conducted demonstration class on proper hand washing. They also conducted quiz competition related to A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on the same day. Sri. Noble, BRC Trainer, Alappuzha took class on National Curriculum Frame Work. Yoga classes were taken by Sri Chandrasenan, Yogacharyan. Physical Education class was taken by Sri. Praveen, Assistant Professor, SAM College of Education, Poothotta, Ernakulam. Sri. Padmanabha Swamikal delivered a lecture on ‘ Value education’ ‘Clean campus, Safe campus’ programme was conducted by Kerala Police, Alappuzha in our college. They organized exhibition cum awareness programme about drug abusement, ill effects of drugs etc.

Co-curricular activities

College union was inaugurated by Smt. Mercy Diano Mazido, Municipal Chairperson, Alappuzha Municipality, Art club was inaugurated by Prof. Jacob Mathew instead of Sri. Dileesh Nair, Cine Director and sports club by Sri. Kalavoor N Gopinath, Former National Volley ball player. After that students were participated in variety entertainment programmes. The union took initiatives in organizing and celebrating Independence day, Hiroshima day, Teacher’s day, Onam, Gandhi Jayanthi day, X’mas, Republic day etc.

X’mas, Onam, Gandhi Jayanthi celebrations

X’mas and New year was celebrated in a befitting manner on 5th January 2016. The chief guest Father Johnson Puthenpurackal, St.Peter’s church, Vattayar, Alappuzha delivered the Christmas message. Students presented x’mas carol, skit etc. Cakes were distributed.

Onam was celebrated on 21st August 2015. Athapookalam, onam sadhya, onakalikal like musical chair, Tug-of-war etc were organized.

Gandhi Jayanthi was celebrated on 2nd October 2015. Programmes like Bhajan, exhibition, essay writing competition, quiz competition, campus cleaning etc conducted. Kappa, chutney, chukku kappy etc prepared and served in that day.

Study tour

The study tour was conducted. Smt. Shyja J.L, Smt. Deepa Thankappan, Smt. Jaya N.R, Sri. Vinodan Pilakal, Smt. Alli Anirudhan, Smt. Saija S.R and Sri. Anoob were accompanied the students. They visited Tenmala, Deer park, Butterfly park , Palaruvi etc.

Annual atheletic meet

Annual Athletic meet was held on 6th February 2016. Dr. Ansari, Asst. Professor in Physical Education. M.S.M.College, Kayamkulam took salute from the March past. Muhammed Shafeek and Tiffania Beegum declared as men’s champion and women’s champion. Tagore house secured overall championship and Gandhiji house secured I runner up in the meet. Mr. Anoob, Asst. Professor in Physical Education took much pain to make the event a grand success. I am thankful to Arjun, Sports club secretary, full participation and leadership of the union members and staffs during the atheletic meet.

Literary & Arts festival

Literally and Arts competitions were conducted under the guideline of Sri. Vinodan Pilakal, Asst. Professor in Visual & Performing Arts. It was creative and interesting. Students belonging to three houses namely Gandhiji, Tagore and Aurobindo actively participated in all the competitions held. Smt. Mariamma Thomas, Headmistress, Govt. H.S. Aryad inaugurated the arts festival. A procession was also conducted from college campus to N.S.S. Karayogam Library.

Release of Magazine

College magazine 2015-16 ‘Spadikha chimizil neela mazhiyude marukara’ was released by Dr.Ajayakumar, Asst. Professsor, S.D. College, Alappuzha. The cover was designed by Sri. Vinodan Pilakkal, Asst. Professor in Visual & Performing arts of our college. Miss. Lineesha K. Mohandas, student editor took much pain to make the magazine in a colourful way. I am thankful to Smt. Saija S.R. Staff Editor of the magazine.

Alumni

Alumni was conducted. Students from various academic year assembled . They shared their sweet memories of the college days. The cultural programmes were conducted on that day.

Community Living Camp

Community Living Camp was conducted from June 13th – 18th 2016 at college auditorium. Camp was inaugurated by Sri. Thomas Joseph, Chairman, Alappuzha Municipality and Keynote Address by Sri. Varghese Perayil, Syndicate Member, Convenor of KUCTEs, University of Kerala . It was felicitated by Sri. Sabu K.A,.Ward Councillor, Punnamada, Smt. Parvathy , Ward Councillor, Kottamkulangara , Sri. Antony P.A, CDC Vice President, Smt. Mariamma Thomas ,Head Mistress, Govt. H.S.S. Aryad ,Sri. T. Jimmy George, Head Master, Govt. L.P. School & Smt. Deepa Thankappan, Asst. Professor in Hindi & Staff Advisor. Afternoon session handled by Dr. V. Reghu Former HOD, CACEE, University of Kerala & Faculty Head &Dean ( Rtd), Rajiv Gandhi National Institute for Youth Development, Sreeperumpathur, Tamilnadu, Govt. of India on the topic ‘Communication’. State seminar on World Environment Day was conducted in the second day. It was inaugurated by Dr G. Nagendra Prabhu, Principal Investigator, P.G.Dept. of Zoology & Research, S.D.College,Alappuzha and handled a class on WONDERS FROM WEEDS. Afterthat Dr.Shiburaj Sugathan,Senior Scientist, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanical Garden and Research Institute, Palode,Tvpm delivered a topic on SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION. Then presentation of papers and deliberations on papers presented. Afternoon session was handled by Dr. Lali.S, Principal, Chinmaya Vidhyalaya, Alappuzha on the topic ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND NATURE CONSERVATION. The valedictory session was inaugurated by Sri. K. Suresh Kumar, Principal, Govt.H.S.S, Aryad, Alappuzha and distributed certificate to the participants.In the third day Ms.AnjuLekshmi S, School Counsellor, Govt. H.S. Mannancherry, Alappuzha delivered a class on COUNSELLING. Fire & rescue service, Alappuzha conducted mock drill and gave awareness in the afternoon session. In the fourth day BIO-VEGETABLE CULTIVATION class taken by Sri. Ajith, Agricultural Officer, Krishi Bhavan, Purakkad. After that Dr. Jayesh, Senior Medical Officer, Dist. Ayurveda Hospital, Alappuzha took class on LIFE STYLE DISEASES. Afternoon we visited Old age home, Santhimandiram, Alappuzha and beach. At night an environmental short film shown “Bhoomikkuru charamageetham” based on O.N.V. Kurup’s poem. After that Nadanpattu and campfire were conducted. A procession was conducted in connection with World Environment day from college campus to Thalavadi Junction. Different medicinal plants and pamphlet related to protection of environment were distributed to the people nearby college.

Students participated in various competitions/workshops outside the college

Students of our college Muhammed Shafeek & Amili Antony bagged second prize in quiz competition and Sajid Hussain got third prize in poster competition in connection with ozone day conducted by KUCTE, Kayamkulam on 15th September 2015. Eight students participated in competitions such as pencil drawing, painting, essay writing & elocution in wild life celebration conducted by Social Forestry Office, Alappuzha on 1st ,2nd October 2015. Gandhian vision workshop (residential) conducted by Centre for Gandhian studies and Public relation Dept. Kerala at Gandhi Bhavan Trivandrum. Five students were participated on 3rd, 4th, 5th October 2015. A workshop was conducted by the Malayala Manorama, Alappuzha on personality development. Five students were attended on 10th October 2015. Four students (two teams) participated in intercollegiate quiz competition conducted by St. Theresa’s College, Ernakulam on 30th October 2015. Lineesha K.Mohandas bagged third prize in Malayalam versification (certificate and cash prize of Rs.1000/-) and Vrida and team bagged third prize in Folk song (certificate and cash prize of Rs.500/-) in connection with ‘Coir Kerala 2016’, Alappuzha.

Teacher’s participated in various academic/ co-curricular activities

1. Smt. Shimitha Kumari

a) Participated in orientation programme for General papers conducted by University of Kerala at S.N. Training College, Nedumganda, Thiruvananthapuram.

b) Attended workshop on psychology practicals conducted by S.N. Training College, Nedumganda,Thiruvananthapuram.

c) Participated in orientation programme related to placement cell conducted by CACEE, University of Kerala.

d) Worked as SUPW Co-ordinator

2. Smt. Deepa Thankappan

a) Participated in workshop on new B.Ed. curriculum in Hindi organized by KUCTE, Kayamkulam

b) Worked as Staff Advisor & Alumni secretary

3.Smt. Jaya N.R .

a. Published an article ‘Mathasauhardham’(Malayalam)in college magazine 2015-2016

b. Participated in IQAC sponsored workshop on preparation of resources for effective transaction of B.Ed. Mathematics curriculum organized by S.N.Training College, Nedunganda, Thiruvananthapuram in 2015

c)Worked as College Development Council secretary & Teaching practice in charge.

4.Smt. Alli Anirudhan

a) Participated workshop on new B Ed. Natural Science curriculum organized by S. N. Training College, Nedunganda, Thiruvananthapuram

b) Programme co-ordinator of state seminar in connection with World Environment Day celebration. It was sponsored by Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment.

c) Worked as Convenor of Academic matters & discipline convenor

5. Smt. Saija P.S.

a) . Published an article “Refining life skills through better schooling” in the journal

Carmel Graphis by Mount Carmel College of Teacher Education for Women, Kottayam.

b). Published an article ‘Chandranilottu oru ethinoottam’( Malayalam) in Magazine of SKDUP School, Tharayilkadu in connection with world Space Week 2015.

c). Participated workshop on new B Ed. Physical science curriculum organized by S. N. Training College, Nedunganda, Thiruvananthapuram in 2015

d) Worked as Magazine Staff Editor

6. Smt. Shyja J.L

a) Worked as Staff Secretary and examination in-charge

7. Smt Hima

a) Worked as convenor of community living camp

8. Sri. Vinodan Pilakal

Joined as for the Academic and Professional Areas 2015-2016

Related Activities

1. Participated NSD International Theatre Festival New Delhi Feb 2016. attended the seminar ‘Emerging Trends in Indian Theatre’ by Eminent personalities

2. Participated ITFOLK International Theatre Festival of Kerala, January 2016,attended international seminars and symposium sections.

3.The Delegate of International Film Festival of India ,GOA 2015.

4.Participated workshops, Master Classes, and Seminars by Philippe Queau (Former UNESCO Assistant Director) “the presentation of cultural diversity in the Digital world, and Protection and “promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions” by Charles Vallerand (Canada)

4. Participated IFFK December 2015

5. Continuing works the parallel theatre productions, designing ,directions ,Training and related projects..

Resource Person

1. March 2nd 2016 at KUCTE , Kariavattom TVM.

Workshop Conducted on “Art and Aesthetics Generating Theatre Arts Education” One day Theatre Encouraging and Practicing Workshop.

2. March 21st 2016 at KUCTE, Kayamkulam.

Workshop conducted on“ Arts and Educational Practices :Explore and Foster Potentialities of Creative Self Expression”

3. March 22nd 2016 at KUCTE ,Kunnam ,Mavelikara.

Workshop conducted on “Art and Aesthetics Generating Theatre Arts Education”. One day Theatre Encouraging and Practicing Workshop.

4. March 23nd 2016 KUCTE ,Kumarapuram. “Art and Aesthetics Generating Theatre Arts Education” . One day Theatre Encouraging and Practicing Workshop.

5.March 31st 2016, Haneefa Kunju Memorial College of Education, Umayanalloor, Kollam. “Art and Aesthetics Generating Theatre Arts Education”. One day Theatre Encouraging and Practicing Workshop.

6. Two months long workshops for secondary and senior students Bharathiya Vidya Bhavan Thrissur September -October 2015

9.Smt. Neethi S. Lal

1.Published a paper ‘Significance of life skill education for adolecent’ in Proceedings of National conference on sine tuning students behaviour at Gnanamani College of Education, Namakkal, Tamilnadu on 27th &28th 2014.

10. Sri Anoob G

1. Worked as a Team Manager of Base ball team of University of Kerala participated in Inter university Base ball competition at Punjab University, Patiyala.

11. Dr. Renuka Sonny L.R.

1. Published a research paper Effectiveness of BSCS 5E Instructional Model on Achievement of Biology at Secondary Level in the book Education in the Digital Era: Channels for Confrontations (2015), Archers& Elevators Publishing House, Bangalore,

ISBN: 978-93-85640-03-2.

2. Published a paper Impact of Epilepsy on emotions of children in the Compedium of papers presented at the ICSSR sponsored International Seminar organized by NVKSD College of Education, Attoor, Tamilnadu in connection with the 13th annual convention of CTE, Kerala Centre from 7 th-9th January 2015. ISBN: 978-81-928985-0-6.

3. Published an article ‘Mangal Mahatmiyam’(Malayalam) in ‘Service Pensioner Magazine, vol 3, Issue 8, January 2015.

4. Published an article ‘Laharipadarthangal vargikkuka’(Malayalam) in ‘Service Pensioner Magazine, vol 4, Issue 5, October 2015.

5. Published an article ‘Antharashtra vanithadinathinthe santhesam’(Malayalam) in ‘Service Pensioner Magazine, vol 4, Issue 11, April 2016.

6. Published an article ‘Gurudeva sandesangal kalakhattathinte aavashyam’(Malayalam)in college magazine 2015-2016

7. Posted topics in my blog renukasonnynaturalscience.blogspot.in (eg: Peck and Wilson- technology integrated with teaching, Disaster management, Models of teaching, Lesson template, Revised Bloom’s taxonomy, cloud computing, ICT in education, Sample questions for B.Ed. semester I&II etc)

8. Participated in the International conference on standards and Benchmarks for Excellence in Learning, Teaching and Research organized by the Dept. of Education, University of Kerala, Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram and All India Association for Educational Research(AIAER) in collaboration with Govt. College of Teacher Education, Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram on November 26-28, 2015.

9. Participated & developed e-content in UGC project under e. PG Pathasala for PG students in Adult/Continuing Education/ Non-Formal education (Mumbai University). Dr. Reghu, Former Director, CACEE, University of Kerala is the Co-ordinator of the paper: Curriculum, Methods, Techniques and Teaching Materials (e.PG Pathasala, UGC) in 2015.

10. Participated in talk show ‘Malayalee Darbar’ in Amritha TV in May 2016.

I must thank the University Authorities, Dr. Thomas Issac, The Finance Minister, Govt. of Kerala, Sri. Thomas Joseph, present Municipal Chairman, Alappuzha Municipality, Smt. Mercy Diano Mazido, Former Chairperson, Alappuzha Municipality, CDC members, Parents above all my dear collegues, my dearest students, for their unstinted support and co-operation which added more strength and confidence in me to carry out my responsibilities more efficiently as the head of the institution .

I wish my students, teachers & non-teaching staff all success in every walks of life.

Thank you all

Dr.Renuka Sonny L.R.

Principal