2018-2019 Events List

Loyola College of Education

2018 - 2019 Events List


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’ 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”


FIESTA’18

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