2018-2019 Events List

Loyola College of Education

2018 - 2019 Events List

Intercollegiate Extempore Elocution Competition was conducted by St. Christopher’s College of Education, Vepery

NirmalaAnanthi, I year, Pedagogy of English and Merlin Ephsi, II year, Pedagogy of English, participated in the competition. Merlin Ephsi, II year, Pedagogy of English won the third place in elocution competition and the Rolling shield was awarded to our college.

Visit to SDSC – SHAR, ISRO, Sriharikota

The management of Loyola College of education arranged one day educational trip to SatishDhawan Space Centre, SHAR, Sriharkota. 87 second year students along with 4 teaching faculty and 3 non-teaching faculty were participants of the trip. Orientation about SatishDhawan Space Centre and the Satellites SLV, ASLV, GSLV, MK-III, PSLV 45 were given through video. Students were given information about the first launch pad and the satellites launched there. Students were enriched with good inputs on SDSC and they found it as a wonderful experience.

CIA for I& II year

Interaction with Scholastics of SatyaNilayam

The session widened the perspective towards education by the college. The presentation topic ranged from visual technology in education, B.Ed curriculum as a whole, to status of secondary and higher secondary education. The next session witnessed an enlightening presentation on the purpose of philosophy by the students of LCE, shared their ideas and thoughts on various segments such as ‘internship period’, ‘experience as teachers of tomorrow’, ‘education in India’ etc. The final session was conducted on the note of unification of secular thoughts.

Photo Session

Workshop on VITAL

Participants: Second Year
Resource Person: Mrs.Suguna & Ms.Priya
This session was mainly conducted as an eye opener for the second year on how to integrate the values through their subjects in schools as they are going to enter into the teaching profession. VITAL – Value Integrated Teaching And Learning. At the end of the session a demo class was taken by Mrs.Suguna from 9thstd Science textbook on how to integrate the values with the subjects. Individual feedback forms were filled in by the students.

Action Research Mentoring Scheme – British Council

The Exhibition was conducted by the British Council, Chennai for which Loyola College of Education served as the venue partner. The programme had research specialists Dr. Rama Mathew and Dr.RavinarayanChakrakodi along with 12 Mentors working with over 60 mentees. The main areas of the programme was to showcase the classroom-based research that was conducted, to promote and encourage the classroom-based research and to inspire, motivate the participant to conduct such research projects in their own classrooms. The programme concluded with a brief address by Rev. Fr. Sebastian and he awarded the certificates to mentors and their mentees. Certificates to the participants were awarded by the members of the British Council.

Competition in Meston College of Education

Students of Loyola College of Education participated in the Women’s Day competitions that were conducted by the Meston College of Education. Anisha from the II year, Pedagogy of Physical Science Education won the 1st place in the floral arrangement, IrudhayaSowniya from the I year, pedagogy of Mathematics won the 3rd place in solo dance

Women’s Day Celebration

Chief Guest: Retd. Brigadier Mrs. K. Muthulaxmy
The Chief Guest Mrs. K. Muthulaxmy shared her experience of 33 years and 4 months service in the army for the nation and also shared that her love and passion for her career and service to nation made her into a mature and a happy person. A song was released for the short film “Madhavi”. The performance opened with a mime followed by a group song on the importance of women’s right. Towards the end of the cultural programme prizes for the competitions conducted were also distributed. The program ended with vote of thanks by Ms.Niranjana. Coffee and ladoos were served to all.


In view of International Women’s Day, competitions like Essay writing, Poetry writing and Pencil drawings were conducted for which prizes were given on the Women’s Day Celebration

Seminar on “Nation, Nationalism & Nation-State: Contextual and Critical Considerations” organized by IDCR

Resource Person: Dr. G. Aloysius, Independent Researcher
A one day Seminar on “Nation, Nationalism & Nation-State: Contextual and Critical Considerations” was conducted by Institute of Dialogue with Cultures and Religions (IDCR).The idea of nation was questioned and the speaker gave a brief introduction to the various ideas that went into the creation of a nation called India. He spoke primarily from his book “Nationalism without a nation in India”.He spoke in detail on the theories that defined the creation of nationalist thought in India.

Food Mela

The student-teachers of LCE participated in the food mela which was conducted from 04.03.2019 to 07.03.2019 from 12.30p.m – 2.00 p.m. Each department was allotted a specific date on which they were asked to bring food stuffs from home and sell it during the short break and lunch break. All the departments took part actively and enthusiastically in the food mela. Each department contributed some amount from the profit out of food mela to the women cell of LCE towards the celebration of Women’s Day.

Campus Interview – II year

LCE organized a campus interview for its student teachers of the batch 2017-19. The event was also open to the alumini of LCE. The delegates of various schools arrived at the venue and were welcomed by the student teachers assigned to them. There were 28 schools for the campus placement. The delegates provided a lay down of their work ethics, activities done by the schools, achievement etc. The event struck a chord with each and every person who attended the campus interview

Visit to Government Museum, Egmore – I year

The aim of this visit was to make the students to witness the various culture and heritage found around the world. First year students along with five staff members visited the following buildings,
Building 1: Archaeology Section
Building 2: Geology Section
Building 3: Bronze Gallery Section
Building 4: Children museum
Building 5:Art Gallery

Mini-teaching practice for I year

Visit to Loyola Library & RCDA, Loyola College – I year

Students visited the Loyola College Library and were made to refer and read the print resources (OPAC) & E – Resources. They were also taken to RCDA – Resource Centre for the differently abled. Orientation on the services provided to the visually challenged such as screen reading softwares, Internet, special devices, E-books and vehicles were given.

B.Ed Second year Practical Examination

Orientation on Visit to Government Museum, Egmore

Staff In-charge: Dr. PondySelvi, Asst. Prof. of History Education.

Talk on Pivotal Role of a Teacher

Resource Person: Rev. Dr. S. Sebastian, S.J. Secretary LCE.
Father started the session on pivotal role of a teacher and stated the 5C’s – Compassion, Conscientious, Competence, Commitment and Creativity that are necessary for the formation of teachers.

Workshop on Placement Training

The workshop was conducted in view of an eye opening for the second year student – teachers to attend their upcoming campus placements with utmost confidence. The worshop had three phases as,
Phase I – 9.00 to 10.30 a.m – Resume preparation
Phase II – 10.45 to 11.55 a.m – Interview Skills
Phase III – 12.00 noon to 1.00 p.m – Mock Interview

Resource Persons: 1. Rev. Dr. Albert Williams, S.J. Director, LIMCOS, Loyola College.
2. Dr. Xavier Raj, Professor of Entrepreneurship Management, LIBA.
3. Dr. Sekar, Headmaster, MMDA Govt.Hr.Sec.School.
4. Ms. T. Premakumari, Vice Principal, St. Britto’s Mat. Hr. Sec.School.

Student-teachers were given an input session regarding resume preparation by LCE staff Dr. H. Emilda Josephine and Mr. K. Nandha. Four students took part in the mock interview. The panel gave constructive feedback to the candidates

Annual Sports Meet

Chief Guest:Mrs. Gayathry, International Athlete, Inspector of Income Tax.
Rev.Fr. Jayapathy Francis, Rector, Loyola College Campus. Sports day events began with the prayer song followed by Tamil Thai Vazthu. Dr. L. KulandaiTheresal, Principal, LCE welcomed the gathering. This was followed by the Inter-house March Past, a highly competitive event where the four houses eyed for the first place. The Chief guest Mrs. Gayathry took the salute of the impressive March Past of the students.
Lighting of the torch was taken up by S. Koperundevi, Keerthi Ganesh, U. Swetha, AbishekVijin. A, NeerukondaSindhu, S. Sabarinadhan, Karthik followed by P. Lakshmi. Oath taking ceremony was administered by the college sports secretary DivyaBharathi. R.
Few events like 100 mts for boys & girls, fun games for boys and girls, 4 x 100 mts relay for boys & girls and tug of war for boys & girls were conducted. A lucky game for the staff was also conducted.
Finally students performed saree dance, yoga pyramid, drill and the students displayed various skills in martial arts. Prizes were distributed to the winners of the sports events. Sports day came to an end with National Anthem.

Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

Feast mass was celebrated by Fr. Lourdu Raj. Fr. Louis blessed the car which carned the statue of Our Lady, Choir members sang the hymns. After the procession was over final benediction was given by Fr. Sahaya Raj, who also gave a message on conversion of hearts.

Visit to Review – I year

First year students gave presentations regarding their learning experience from visiting special schools and innovative schools.
• Reshma&Rimesha presented about Little Flower Convent Higher Secondary School for deaf and dumb,G.N.Chetty Road, Chennai.
• NomunaChatma presented aboutSt. Louis Institute for the deaf and blind located in Adyar, Chennai.
• Sureshpresented about Mithra Rehabilitation Centre located in Anna Nagar, Chennai.
• Melkal Geraldine presented about St. Brittos’ Academy located in Velacherry, Chennai.
• Doccus presented about Montfort Matriculation Hr. Sec. School located in St.Thomas Mount, Chennai.
• NeerkondaSindhu presented about National Public School located in Gopalapuram, Chennai.

TeachingCompetency Test – II years

Visit to Schools – I year

First year students visited the following innovative schools.
• 60 students visited St. Brittos’ Academy located in Velacherry, Chennai.
• 49 students visited Montfort Matriculation Hr. Sec. School located in St. Thomas Mount, Chennai.
• 68 students visited National Public School located in Gopalapuram, Chennai.
Student-teachers came to know about the innovative teaching practises and healthy student teacher relationship. All these experiences made them to realize that a teacher should create a rapport with the students which will help them to climb the ladder of achievement in their life.

Visit to Schools – I year

First year students visited the following special schools.
• 80 students visited Little Flower Convent Higher Secondary School for deaf and dumb & Little Flower Convent Higher Secondary School for the blind located in G.N.Chetty Road, Chennai.
• 25 students visited Mithra Rehabilitation Centre located in Anna Nagar, Chennai.
• 70 students visited St. Louis Institute for the deaf and blind located in Adyar, Chennai.
The aim of the visit was to observe and experience the innovative methods used in schools. Since it is a special school the student-teachers interacted with the special children and learned about the different teaching strategies provided with support service in a unique manner.

Zonal Level Athletic Meet

Zonal level athletic meet was conducted by TNTEU at SDAT, Chetpet. 14 students participated representing Loyola College of Education. The following students received the prizes at Zonal level Athletic Meet,
P. Lakshmi – I place in 100 mts, Long jump and Shot put
S. Koperundevi – II place in 200 mts
P. Lakshmi, Swetha, R. Divyabarathi & S.Koperundevi – I place in 4x100 mts relay
Sasidharan, Purnesh Kumar, AbishekVijin&Kalyanasundaranar - I place in 4x100 mts relay
P. Lakshmi bagged the individual championship among girls
Overall championship among girls team was bagged by the LCE girls team

Creative Assembly – II year pedagogy of Mathematics

Theme: Rythmate

Workshop on Teaching through Story telling – II year

Resource Person: Dr. Eric Miller
IQAC of LCE organized a workshop on “Teaching through Storytelling”. This programme was Co-ordinated by Dr. Eric Miller from World’s Storytelling an NGO that goes around the world introducing storytelling to teachers. The entire session of storytelling was informative and interesting.

Orientation on Visit to Innovative School – I year

Staff In-charge: Mrs. H.A. AnbuSelvi

Orientation on Mentoring for Second year students

Staff In-charge: Mrs. Y. ElinShibi

District level Athletic meet conducted by TNTEU

14 students of LCE participated in district level sports meet. Lakshmi.P bagged the individual championship among 6 colleges of Education. Loyola College of Education won the overall relay championship among girls.
P. Lakshmi – I place in 100 mts, Long jump &Shotput
R. DivyaBarathi – III place in 400 mts
S. Koperundevi – II place in 200 mts
P. Lakshmi, U. Swetha, R. DivyaBarathi,S. Koperundevi – I place in 4 x 100 m relay
N. Sasidharan – III place in High Jump
S. Sabarinathan – II place in Javelin throw, III place in shotput.
S. Sabarinathan, Purnesh Kumar. H, A. Kalyanasundarnar, AbishekVijin. A – II placein 4 x 100 m relay

Story telling Workshop – I year

Resource Persons:Dr. Eric Miller,Co-ordinator, World’s Storytelling, NGO.Prof. Ruth, NGO Member, California, USA.
IQAC of LCE organized a workshop on “Teaching through Storytelling”. This programme was Co-ordinated by Dr. Eric Miller from World’s Storytelling an NGO that goes around the world introducing storytelling to teachers. The workshop was assisted by members of professional storytelling team from Chennai branch. Dr. Eric Miller started the session with a demonstration of personification of objects and also introduced the NGO World’s Storytelling and Prof. Ruth to the audience. Prof. Ruth introduced the ways in which storytelling can be used in class such as jokes, word puzzles, stories to be evolved etc. She emphasizedon the use of diaries by the students to create their own stories and maintain as a record. Students were divided into groups of 5 and were given different stories to read and interpret according to their perception. The entire session of storytelling was informative and interesting.

CIA for I year and II year students

Pongal Celebration

Pongal celebration began with events like Uriyadi for the boys and carrying of the water pots for the girls. The non-teaching staff prepared sweet pongal in the college portico.
The function started with prayer and lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries. Mrs. Mohana, Alumini of Loyola College of Education was the chief guest. A graceful dance welcomed the audience followed by group dance by the girls and boys. Students described the significance of celebrating Bhogi, MaatuPongal and KannumPongal. Finally the chief guest shared her own experiences in LCE and gave advice on how to lead a good life. Prizes were distributed to the winners of the games like Uriyadi& Carrying water pot. Programme ended with the National Anthem.
Students learnt that these festivals are sacred moments that help everyone to establish love, unity and nourish their relationships.

Creative Assembly – II year

Theme :Hope

Christmas Celebration

Chief Guest: Dr. (Rev). Maria Packiam. S.J, Deputy Director of ERI, Asst. Prof. of Dept. of Zoology, Loyola College.
The Christmas program began with a prayer dance followed by the nativity play with Christmas carols. The chief guest shared his message on how our positivity helps in changing the world and making it a better place. He shared his views on the helping hand of kind hearted human beings towards the Gaja Cyclone relief work. He also urged not to stop rendering helping hands to those who are in need

Awareness Camp on Eye Donation

Resource Person: Lion. Dr. J. Ganesh, Charter President, Lions Club,Sivakasi.
RRC & YRC jointly organized an awareness programme on eye donation. The main objective of this programme was to create awareness among the students about eye donation and prevention of corneal blindness.

Interaction with transgender

Resource Persons: Ms. Aishwarya and Mrs. Sara Ali.
A special talk on transgender community was conducted on 18.12.2018. The resource persons invited for the special talk were Ms. Aiswarya and Mrs. Sara Ali. They were the members from the organization, Snehidhan&Snehidhi. They shared their life experiences, feelings about how they live with the society and their organization. The students were given opportunity to interact with the resource persons.

Stall – Jute Bags & Christmas cards prepared by Special children of MITHRA

LCE Alumni Association organised a display of art crafts prepared by the special children from Mithra School. It was a half-day stall in the LCE campus from 10.00 A.M to 12.00 P.M. In the stall greeting cards, candles, handmade towels, kerchief, aprons, door mats, handbags, bracelets, purses were sold. The staff and students of LCE visited the stall and purchased things to encourage the special children

Creative Assembly – 1st year Pedagogy of Computer Science

Theme: Right Click and Refresh

Visit to Sewage Recycling Plants & Bio-gas Plant, Loyola Campus

First year students visited the sewage recycling plant and bio-gas plant. The students were made aware how the sewage collected from the various buildings in Loyola Campus is recycled,how the food waste collected is treated in bio gas plant and the gas collected is being used for cooking in the Hostel mess.

God Experience – IIndyear Non-Christian Students

Resource Person: Rev. Fr. Maria Arul Raj. S.J, Director, IDCR.
The God Experience was conducted for the second year Non-Christian students in theIDCR. In the morning session Fr. Maria Arul Raj spoke about realising God or Super natural power in which we concede. Afternoon session was about overcoming negative thought in action.

Retreat – IIndyear Christian Students

The retreat was conducted for the second year Christian students in the Loyola College Church. Fr. Justin Prabhu, S.J. the Campus Minister and Prof. in Visual Communication was the resource person who brought insight on how to find peace in this marathon race of life. Through projecting different videos he imparted the message on how to find happiness with whatever we have.
Fr. Maria Packiam, S.J. Deputy Director, ERI, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Zoology, Loyola College, took a session on how to get closer to God with respect to nature. He explained various issues and problems our environment is facing and how we can overcome it.
Fr. Leolin, S.J, the Asst. Campus Treasurer conducted confession for all the Christian students with the help of which the students could renew their soul and spirit.
Fr. Victor Roch, S.J, the Jesuit Residence House Minister celebrated mass for the students and invoked God’s blessing on all.

Problems of Migrants

Resource Person: Fr. Felix. S.J.& Co
On13thDecember, 2018 a talk on migrants and their problems was given by the members of JMS (Jesuit Migrants Service, Chennai). The resource persons were Fr. Felix. S.J. (Dumka Province), Mr. Simon Raja, Co-ordinator for Loyola Shelter Home, Koyambedu and Mr. Gabriel Aind, a migrant worker from Assam.
Vision, mission, approaches and activities of JMS was presented in this session by Fr. Felix. Mr. Gabriel Aind shared with the students about his experiences as a migrant. Mr. Simon Raja spoke about experiences of being with and serving the migrants

Life Skill Development Programme

Participants: First years.
With the changing educational trends, versality in educational courses, availability of masses of qualified personnel, the competition for job acquisition and job sustainability is becoming more and tougher. To get an edge over the competitors, students are left with no choice but to add values to their true potentials. Hard skills are academic skills while soft skills are self-developed, interactive, human and transferrable skills. Life skills development programme incorporated the following topics:-

1. Self-development

a) Self-awareness
b) Positive thinking
c) Goal setting

2. Value Education

a) Personal values
b) Spiritual values
c) Social values

3. Time Management

a) Introduction
b) Principles
c) Skills

4. Health Education

a) Health & diseases
b) Physical fitness
c) Yoga

5. Personal Education

a) Emotional Management
b) Stress Management
c) Conflict Management

Demonstration on Individual Pair Small group method

Resource Person:Dr. S. Thangasamy, Vice Chancellor of TNTEU.
Dr. S. Thangasamy has over 25 years of experience in the teaching field. The main focus of this workshop was on increasing the skill of listening, reading and speaking, also to train and orient the students on how to develop English speaking skills. A new technique of teaching spoken English, Individual Pair Small group (IPSg) method was learnt and practiced by the students. Students were made to participate and engage actively in the sessions. The students from Christopher College of Education, Meston College of Education, Stella Matutina College of Education, AnnaiVelankanni College of Education, Lady Willingdon College of Education, N.K.T. College of Education, Ponnusamy College of Education, Institute of Advanced Studies in Education and first year of Loyola College of Education were participated in this programme. Three students were awarded a cash prize of Rs.500/- for their task.

Report on Gaja Cyclone Relief Camp

Two first year studentsJohn Paul and Sabarinathan represented Loyola College of Education in Gaja Cyclone relief work launched by the outreach department of Loyola Arts and Science College.
The students were sent to Vedaranyam with relief materials worth of Rs. 10 lakhs on 30th Nov. Students visited different villages namelyTopputhurai, Vellaigate, Sidambarampannai and Kuravapulam and cleaned up the trees fallen on the roadsides. They also interacted with people and consoled them. Finally, students distributed the relief materials to the needy people

National Seminar on “Mind the Gap: Relevance of Teacher Education”.

IQAC of Loyola College of Education, under the progressive leadership of ourSecretary Rev. Dr. S. Sebastian S.J., and the constant guidance of our Principal Dr.L.KulandaiTheresal decided to organise the National Seminar on the topic Mind the Gap:Relevance of Teacher Education on 30thNovember and 1stDecember for the academic year2018-19. The primary goal of the seminar was to address the issue of the gaps that existwithin the educational sector. The seminar undertook the task of identifying the gaps inteacher education, and stressed on the 6 sub themes which include Inclusive Education, NeedBased Curriculum, Effective Teaching-learning process, Education for life, ICT andInnovative Methods in Evaluation. All staff members of LCE were delegated variousresponsibilities towards the seminar and everyone worked in unison for the same.
Theseminar was inaugurated by Mr.Sugata Roy, UNICEF who also gave the keynote address.He appreciated all the future teachers for taking up the global profession despite being forcedto be a techno grad. He defined and stressed the importance of teacher's role in everyone’slife. He added that teacher acts as a second mother in a child’s life. Altogether 134 paperswere received from participants all over India. Seminar proceedings were released in the formof printed copy as well as soft copy (CD in pdf). Four plenary sessions were conducted byinviting renowned educationists as Resource persons for both days. 112 participants fromTamilnadu and neighbouring states presented their papers in 6 parallel sessions chaired by 11 academicianson both days.
The national seminar came to an end with the valedictory address byRev.Dr.SamuelJeyaseelan, S.J. Vice Principal, Loyola College. He stressed upon thesignificance of education in the present day context and also the role of teachers towards theconstructive transformation of nation. Most of the participants expressed that the seminar wasindeed an opportunity for their knowledge sharing and knowledge gaining.

Creative Assembly – 1st year Pedagogy of History, Commerce and Tamil

Theme: “Peace”

Training Programme in Drawing (Drama and Art in Education).

Resource Person: Bro. Thomas Alva Edison, S.J
A training programme related to EPC2 (Drama & Art in Education) was held in two sessions. Students were trained in areas like line diagram, rough sketch, human form, cartoon picture, landscape and ideas about mural painting and oil painting

Creative Assembly – 1st year Pedagogy of Biological Science

Theme: “ Love Nature”

Special Talk on “Child Protection” Organized by Women Cell.

Resource Person:Mrs.AdhilakshmiLogamurthy, BL, Advocate.
A special talk was conducted by the women cell on “Child Protection”. The resource person stressed on the point that children are the future of our country. She also gave light on the important laws that protect children from becoming vulnerable to child abuse.

Creative Assembly – 1st year Pedagogy of Physical Science

Theme: “Bonds”

Diwali Celebration (First year Physical Science & Tamil Department Students)

Resource Person:Mr.Arul Kamaraj, Department of Social Work (MSW), Loyola College.
Mr. Arul Kamaraj was invited as the chief guest and judge for the debate on topic, “நாகரீக வளர்ச்சி இன்றைய இளைஞர்களை சீர்படுத்துகிறதா? அல்லது சீரழிக்கறதா ?
Cultural programme was performed by the students after the debate. Students showcased the spirit of Diwali through mesmerizing dance performance. The significance of the festival was well brought through skit and audio-visual presentation. Diwali celebration helped students to foster creativity and provided a platform to showcase their talents

Mock Fire Demonstration

Resource Person:Mr. S. Babu, H-Tech Safety care, Fire Protection System & Services.
The session commenced with briefing about the constituents of fire ignition followed by the classes of fire, which includes class A, B & C. The resource person explained about fire extinguisher and its usage in all class of fire. Mock fire demonstration was carried out with ‘Press’, ‘Aim’, ‘ Squeeze’, and ‘Sweep’ (Pass) methodology. Wherein many students participated in the demonstration activety.

Seminar on “Global Changes in the present scenario” for 1st year

Resource Person:Dr. L. AugustinAmaladas, Head of the Department & Professor, St. Joseph College of Commerce, Bengaluru.
The resource person in his speech provided some important facts and statistical data of different continents regarding business change happening around the world

Creative Assembly – 1st year pedagogy of Mathematics

Theme : " Arise, Awake, Stop Not Till the goal is reached ".

Parents Teachers Association Meeting (PTA)

The PTA meeting was held in the Arrupe Auditorium, LCE at 9.30 a.m which started with a prayer. The meeting was diligently organized with the welcome address by Mrs.AmalaJansi. Fr. Secretary Dr. S. Sebastian S.J., gave a brief overview of the proceedings in the first trimester of the academic year. Principal asked the spouses/parents to put forth their queries & suggestions to which they expressed their opinions and suggestions.

Talk on “ Waste Management” for 1st year

Resource Person:Dr. A. Xavier Raj, Anthropologist, Professor – Entrepreneurship Management & Chairperson, C.K. Prahalad Centre for Emerging India. Head – Loyola Inclusive Incubation Centre.
Dr. A. Xavier Raj was accompanied by Dr.Silluvai Raja, Chairperson for Admissions at LIBA and Mr.Natarajan, Assistant Commissioner of Chennai, Corporation. The following concepts were taken up during the sessions:

1) Responding to UKISEEN challenge on waste management
2) Galvanising awareness and action for eliminating single use plastics.
3) Waste management strategies followed by Chennai Corporation.
Mr.Natarajan explained the means and methods of collection, transfer and disposal of solid waste in and around Chennai district with the help of video.

Creative Assembly – 1st year pedagogy of English

Theme : " Language of English"

Special Talk on Time Management

Resource Person: Rev. Dr. Joe Arun, S.J., Director, St. Joseph’s Institute of Management (JIM), Trichy.
Rev. Dr. Joe Arun emphasized on time management skills and the various other factors influencing the time management. The whole session was on tips to make time management easier. He stressed on the importance of time management for students to do the study on focus. Student’s success in studies depends much on managing time efficiently. Finally the session was concluded with a personality test to analyze the characters of the students.

Alumni meet and Seminar on Preamble of Constitution of India

Resource Person: Dr. Bernard D’Sami, Co-ordinator, LISSTAR.
Dr. Bernard D’Sami gave an introduction to the Preamble of Indian Constitution, the process of its making and explained in detail about the various aspects of the Preamble. He used some Judgements of Supreme Court and High Courts as examples to present the working of the Preamble in Indian society

Educational Tour – Trip to Kodaikanal

Date: 23rd to 26th Sept 2018 Participants: 2nd year students (Batch I)
Date: 26rd to 30th Sept 2018 Participants: 2nd year students (Batch II)

An Educational Tour to Kodaikanal was organized for the second year B.Ed. student-teachers from 23rdto 30th September 2018. 7 staff members accompanied 76 student-teachers to Anglade Institute of Natural History in Shembaganur. Everything was meticulously planned regarding visit to museum, Trekking Lower Palani hills and field visit to Upper Palani hills. Students were enjoyed the three days tour immensely

Rural Immersion Camp

Rural Immersion Camp is an experiential learning opportunity. First year students were divided into 4 groups as following: 1. MITHRA – Chennai; 2. AHAL – Kilpennathur; 3.Loyola Arts & Science – Vettavalam and 4. JASIM – Tindivanam.
Outcomes from the camp:
1. Students got a chance to explore the village community and identify its social, political and economic aspects.
2. Students were sensitized towards village social issues to broaden their perspective.
3. Students interacted and observed the rural community and understood their challenges and opportunities.
4. Students identified the government schemes meant for the welfare of the rural people.
5. Students were exposed to the resilence and integrational aspects of the village community.

1st Test – First year (2018 -2019) Batch

Women Health & Family Integrity

Resource Person: Dr. Joice Thilagam, Medical Officer of Homeopathy, Chennai Corporation.
A guest lecture was organized to provide the students with an opportunity to get knowledge about various health issues faced by women

Talk on Preamble of Constitution and Fundamental Rights

Resource Person: Dr. Bernard D’Sami, Co-ordinator, LISSTAR.
Dr. Bernard D’Sami gave an introduction to the Preamble of Constitution of India. He also explained that the Preamble, or the beginning, of any Constitution is also known as its soul and spirit. So is the case with the Indian Constitution. Its Preamble sets out the tone and tenor of the entire Constitution. It declares India to be a Sovereign. Secular, democratic republic assuring liberty of thought, expression and belief to all its citizens. The main body of the Constitution is an evocation of the beliefs and ideals enshrined in the Preamble.

Teacher’s Day Celebration

The programme was hosted by the student council. It was an auspicious day for students to celebrate Teachers’ Day which marks the birth of the great teacher Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan. Cultural programmes were organized by the students. Students presented gifts, as a token of respect, to their teachers. Programme concluded with a ‘thank you note’ delivered by a student representative, marking the importance of teachers.

Investiture Ceremony

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. The event was presided over by the Secretary & Principal of Loyola College of Education. It was conducted with the high degree of earnestness and passion. The investiture ceremony signifies the reliance and confidence that the college consigns in the newly invested office bearer. Donning the mantle of accountability, they also pledged to bestow their duties to the best of their abilities.

Creative Assembly – 1st Year Pedagogy of Computer Science

Theme: “Be Aware – Connect with Care”

Language, Writing & Numbers in the Human Brain

Resource Person: Rev. Fr. William Robert D’ Silva
A two hour session on Language, Writing & Numbers in the Human Brain was held in LCE auditorium. It was presented by Rev. Fr. William Robert D’ Silva, Senior Professor in Communications and Social Sciences.

Creative Assembly by 1st& 2nd year Pedagogy of English

Theme: "Inclusiveness"

Feast of Corpus Christi

Mass was celebrated at 5.45 p.m, the main celebrant was Rev. Fr. Christie. S.J. followed by the Eucharistic adoration and procession.

Valedictory Function

Chief Guest: Rev. Bro. Louis Alex, SG, Director & Principal of St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Salem.
FIESTA – an annual cultural extravaganza was celebrated on 18th to 30th July. Rev. Fr. John Britto, Parish Priest, Rayapuram, inaugurated the cultural festival and encouraged the students to make use the opportunities to bring out their innate talents. The student-teachers participated with full involvement and enthusiasm in various cultural events organized by the staff coordinators and the management. It was a learning experience for the students. Rev. Bro. Louis Alex, SG, Director & Principal of St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Salem, presided over the valedictory function and gave the valedictory address. He distributed the prizes to the winners.

Creative Assembly by 1st year Pedagogy of Tamil, Commerce & History

Theme: “Unity in Diversity”

Student Council Election

Orientation on Student Council election by Rev.Fr.SoosaiSebastian,S.J., Secretary to the students followed by the election and selection of student council members

Micro Teaching Skill Practice

Micro Teaching is conducted for 8 days for the prospective teachers to enable them to become mastery over all the teaching skills as well as to become effective and efficient teachers

Creative Assembly – 1st year Pedagogy of Mathematics

Theme: “Equity &Equality

Independence Day

Chief Guest: Rev. Fr. Victor Roch, S.J., Minister, Loyola House, Chennai.
The celebration of Independence Day began with the hoisting of the National flag, followed by the Cultural events in the auditorium of LCE. The Chief-guest spoke about ‘Unity in Diversity’. The programme ended with the National Anthem.

Concept Enrichment Programme – 1styears

Concept Enrichment Programme as Bridge Course was conducted for the first year student-teachers. This was to make the student-teachers familiarise with the basic concepts of concerned pedagogy subject. The staff played a vital role in making this programme very successful. It refreshed the minds of the student-teachers.

Creative Assembly by 1st year Pedagogy of Physical Science Student

Theme: “Reflection”

Creative Assembly by 1st& 2nd year Pedagogy of English

Theme: “Inclusiveness”

Visit to Loyola FM – 1st year

Loyola FM channel 107.4 conducted competitionslike Reading, FM promo, Singing, Compering, and Extemporary speech for the students of Loyola College of Education. The students participated in the competitions with interest and enthusiasm. It was useful for the students to exhibit their hidden talents

Visit to Entomology Department, Loyola Campus. – Input Session given by Dr.Gabriel, Scientist, Entomology Dept

The visit to Entomology department motivated the Student-teachers towards the usage of bio pesticide in Agriculture.

Campus Tour – 1st years

University Examination Commences :Time: 11.00 A.M

Retreat – 1styears by Rev. Fr. Allen.S.J., Rev. Fr. Maria Arul Raja. S.J

The 1st year students underwent a one day God –experience by Fr. Allen.S.J., It was a soul enriching and enlightening experience. It deepened their faith in God. Rev. Fr. Maria Arul Raja. S.J was gave the experience about Introspection

Seminar on “Mass Communication” by Prof. Suresh Paul &Dr.Chinnappan, HOD, VISCOM, Loyola College. (1st years)

Awareness on Mass Communication, Advantages and Disadvantages about media were highlighted in the seminar.The participants became aware of the impact of media today.

Commencement of school Internship for 2nd years

Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola

Chief Celebrants of the Mass: Rev. Fr. Jayapathy Francis, Rev. Fr. Alangaram, Rev.Fr.Roch, Rev.Fr. Sebastian Crosian, Rev.Fr. John Kumar, Rev. Fr. Emmanual.
July 31 is the feast day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus. In commemoration a Holy Mass was celebrated for the members of the Loyola Community at Christ the King Church, Loyola Campus.

Valedictory Function

Chief Guest: Rev. Bro. Louis Alex, SG, Director & Principal of St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Salem.
FIESTA – an annual cultural extravaganza was celebrated on 18th to 30th July. Rev. Fr. John Britto, Parish Priest, Rayapuram, inaugurated the cultural festival and encouraged the students to make use the opportunities to bring out their innate talents. The student-teachers participated with full involvement and enthusiasm in various cultural events organized by the staff coordinators and the management. It was a learning experience for the students. Rev. Bro. Louis Alex, SG, Director & Principal of St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Salem, presided over the valedictory function and gave the valedictory address. He distributed the prizes to the winners.

Holy Spirit Mass

Venue: Loyola Arts & Science College, Jubilee-quadrangale
Chief Celebrant: Rev. Fr. Maria Amalaraj, Vicar General, Arch-Diocese of Madras, Mylapore.
Mass of the Holy Spirit was celebrated to begin the academic year with the divine blessing and grace and invoke the Holy Spirit for guidance and wisdom throughout the coming months.

Creative Assembly by 1st& 2nd year Pedagogy of Biological Science Students

Theme: “Think Different & Act Different”


Inaugural Function
Chief Guest: Rev. Fr. John Britto, Parish Priest, Rayapuram.
Competition Dates: 18-07-2018 to 30-07-2018

Student Orientation Progarmme

Resource Persons:Rev.Fr.Soosai Sebastian – ‘Personality Development Programme’
Dr.Emilda Josephine – ‘Communication Skill’
Mrs. Caroline Maria – ‘B.Ed Syllabus’
Dr. Jaya – Conducted English Proficiency Test.

Inaugural for First Years/ PTA Meeting

Chief Guest: Rev. Fr. Jeyapathy Francis, Rector, Loyola Campus.
The first year inauguration ceremony for 2018-2020 batch took place in the forenoon at Aruppe Auditorium of LCE. Rev.Fr.Sebastian felicitated the gathering followed by the inaugural speech given by Rev.Fr.Jeyapathy Francis.
PTA meeting was conducted after the inaugural function. The purpose of the meeting was deliberated by the principal.

Reopening of College for 2nd Year Student (2017-19) Batch

Chief Guest: Rev. Fr. Jayapathy Francis.
Inauguration of Academic Year 2018 -19 began with a prayer service followed by the inaugural address by Rev. Fr. Jayapathy, SJ, Rector, Loyola College, Chennai on 4th July at 9.00am. The second year students along with the staff were present

Staff Development Programme (Organised by IQAC)

Day 1: 27/06/2018
Theme: Self-Development (Team building, Inter personal relationship, Leadership Qualities).
Resource Person:Prof.G.M.James, HR consultant, Former H.O.D, Dept of English, Loyola College. Day 2: 28/06/2018
Theme:Skill Development (Power point Skill, Graphical representation and Animation Effects).
Resource Person: Mr.Uday Kumar, Asst.Prof in Dept. of Computer Applications, SRM Institute of Science &Technology. Day 3: 29/06/2018
Theme:Spiritual Development (Strengthening our relationship with God & Fellow beings & Incorporating IPP in our Teaching).
Resource Person: Rev. Fr. Maria Arul Raj S.J, Director, IDCR, Loyola Campus.

9th Graduation Day (2015-17) Batch

Chief Guest:Dr. N. Ravindranath Tagore, Registrar i/c and Controller of Examinations, TNTEU.
The 9th Graduation Day was held on Saturday 23rd June, 2018 for the passed out students of 2015-17 at Arrupe Auditorium, LCE. The function commenced with academic procession walking into the auditorium with the conventional tune played at the background. The Principal,Dr.L.KulandaiTheresal, LCE, welcomed the gathering. The Chief-guest Dr.N.Ravindranath Tagore made the convocation address. The chief-guest distributed degrees to 118 students who had passed out B.Ed, degrees in 2015-17. After the award of degrees in 2015-17 graduates took the pledge to be honest in the discharge of their duties and serve for the cause of the Nation. The convocation function was dissolved by the principal. The function ended with the National Anthem