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Department of Education
Brief history of the department

The department of education, Jorhat College was started from 1962 when the college was established itself. The department of education came into being as separate department with the joining of Mrs. Chandraprabha Bordoloi. The subject education was taught since 1963, with the increase in the number of the students and responding to the demand of the time the major courses in the subject was started in 1995. Since then a number of students have been offering education as a major subject.

Presently the department has three fulltime teachers and one part time teacher. The academic condition in terms of quality of faculty and learning transfer process is healthy and adequate. All the teachers of the department are sincerely engaged in scholarly pursuits.

Founder faculties of the education department :

  1. Mrs. Chandraprabha Bordoloi
  2. U.K. Rehman
  3. Renu Dutta
  4. Ishan Boruah
Student profile- entry level competencies status, language proficiency etc.

Students are admitted in major strictly on merit. Students largely come from rural background from low and middle income group. Students are mostly proficient in mother tongue. They also have workable knowledge of Hindi and English. The subject is equally preferred by both the genders.

Learning resources of the departments- Library, computers, laboratories and other resources
The department has its own library which has a quite good collection of books. It has one computer and internet facility. It has a laboratory with good equipments. Students and teachers normally consult the departmental library and the central library which is quite rich in old and new books.
Modern teaching methods practised and use of ICT in teaching-learning
Normally lecture method is used. Digital classroom is used for comprehensive teaching. Apart from this procedure, tutorial classes, home assignment are also arranged by the faculty, group discussion, seminar etc. are also arranged among the students. Teachers are available beyond class hours for academic interaction with students.
Participation of teachers in academic and personal counseling of students
The teachers of the department are always available for personal guidance to the students. They are very helpful to the students and encourage them for future prospects. Teachers regularly participate in special coaching classes for students belonging to the Sc, ST, and minority communities. In addition students with difficulties are encouraged to have personal discussion outside their class-room. Due to this the students’ teachers’ relationship in the department has always remained excellent. Students now feel free to seek advice from any teachers, at any time of the day in the department.
Details of faculty development programmes and teachers who have benefited during the past two years

The teachers of the department improved their skill by participating in various refresher/orientation courses and seminar/workshops. They regularly act as examiner of D.U.

Name of the teacher

O/C and R/C

Seminar/workshop

conferences

Jutimali Saikia

Two R/C at ASC, Univ. of North Bengal, Nov., 2010 and at ASC, Aligarh Muslim Univ., May, 2011

  1. Radhakrishnan’s concept of knowledge 28-29 September , Jorhat College, 2016
  2. Tea and tea labors of Assam : An overview 3-4 October 2016, Jorhat College
  3. Relevance of Rabindra Nath Tagore’s ideas in the present context of India 9-10 June 2017, MDKG College Dibrugarh
  4. ICSSR sponsored national level workshop on research 3days MDKG College 8th-10th November, 2012
  5. Research Methodology in Social Science 2 days IQAC, Jorhat College 11- 12 April 2012
  6. Modern concept of career counselling 2 days CCED Cell, Jorhat College 20-21 April 2012
  7. Workshop on CBCS 1 days IQAC Jorhat College , 2015
  8. Workshop on question paper setting and evaluation 1 day. ACTA, Jorhat Zone March 2017
  9. Workshop on research methodology, March, 2009 at Cinamara College, Jorhat
  10. Workshop on Internal evaluation, Aug., 2011, at Jorhat College.
  11. Seminar on Introduction of semester system at U.G level, Jan., 2009, organized at CKB College
  12. Seminar on Challenges to higher education in empowering
    rural women, at JDSG college, Sept., 2011
  13. Seminar on MGNREGA, Nov., 2010, at Jorhat College.
  14. Rabindra Nath Tagore on the field of education Dec., 2010
  15. Women empowerment, education and social change. Dec., 2010, at Biswa Nath College
  16. Relevance on Gandhi’s basic education in the present context., Jan., 2011, at Gargaon College
  17. Depletion of ozone layer, its impact on environment, Feb., 2011, at Jorhat College.
  18. Value crisis- importance of social values in modern society, Feb., 2011, Kamargoan College
  19. Higher education and privatization-issues and perspectives. June, 2011, at Jorhat College.

12. Indian philosophical congress, Oct., 2011, at G.U.

Juli Saikia

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1. Seminar on MGNREGA, Nov., 2010, at Jorhat College.
2. Rabindra Nath Tagore on the field of education Dec., 2010
3. Traditional gold jewellery of Assam. Jan. 2011, at Jorhat College.
4. Value education in vedic period- its relevance in present time. Feb. 2011, Kamargoan College.
5. Jhum cultivation- impact on environment. Feb., 2011. Jorhat college.
6. Workshop on Internal evaluation, Aug., 2011, at Jorhat College.

 

Bandipa Gogoi

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1. Workshop on Internal evaluation, Aug., 2011, at Jorhat College.
2. Seminar on MGNREGA, Nov., 2010, at Jorhat College.
3. Rabindra Nath Tagore on the field of education Dec., 2010
4. Women empowerment, education and social change. Dec., 2010, at Biswa Nath College.
5. Relevance on Gandhi’s basic education in the present context., Jan., 2011, at Gargaon College.
6. Depletion of ozone layer, its impact on environment, Feb., 2011, at Jorhat College.

 

Participation/contribution of teachers to the academic activities including teaching, consultancy and research

Name of the teacher

Articles

Books

Major project

Minor project

Jutimali Saikia

15

03

 

1 Completed

Julee Saikia

08

02

 

1 Completed

Purnima Padi

06

 

 

 

Rasmi Das

 

 

 

 

Placement, record of the past students and contribution of the department to aid students’ placement.

From this year, the relevant information’s are kept in the departments. At present, the past records are not available in the department.

Plan of action of the department for the next five years

The department has proposed to introduce B.Ed. course under Dibrugarh University and primary teachers’ training programme. Accordingly, necessary proposals are already submitted. Similarly, the department in collaboration with the department of philosophy proposes to organize a National seminar on ‘Indian psychology and its impact on education’.

Current Faculty Members
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Mrs. Jutimali Saikia
Associate Prof, H.O.D.

Mrs. Julee Saikia
Assistant Prof. (Non San.)

Miss Purnima Padi
Assistant Prof

Rasmi Das
Assistant Prof

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