Curriculum

B.ED DEGREE COURSE CURRICULUM

A.) Structure of the Programme

Total marks of the program: 1500
Duration of the program: two years comprising 4 semesters

Semesters Period No. of working days Remarks
I June to October 100
II November to March 100 April/May Summer vacation
III June to October 100 80 days/15 weeks in school (internship) +2 weeks for demonstration/criticism classes
IV November to March 100

 

B.)Curriculum Content

The two year B.Ed programme of NCTE curriculum Frame work comprises three broad curricular raeas sretching across four semesters (i) Perspectives in Education, (ii) Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies, and (iii) Engagement with the Field.

There are six courses under Perspectives in education and four courses under curriculum and pedagogic studies including electives and four courses for engagement with the field. A couple of courses are stretched into Parts I and II in order to apaces out the learning load and make for easier internalization. Part (iii) courses are essentially meant for sensitizing student teachers to specific dimensions of their development as teachers.

Sl.No Courses No Name of Course
1 BED C 101 Psychology of Childhood and Growing Up
2 BED C 102 Contemporary India and Education
3 BED C 103 Language Across the Curriculum
4 BED C 201 Psychology of Learning and Teaching
5 BED C 202 Knowledge and Curriculum – Part I
6 BED C 401 Gender, School and Society
7 BED C 402 Knowledge and Curriculum – Part II
8 BED C 403 Creating an Inclusive School

 

Pedagogic Courses

BED P 101. Understanding Discipline and subject (English, Malayalam, Maths, Nat.Science, Phy.science Soci.Science)

BED P 201.Pedagogy of School subject part I (optional subject concerned)

BED P 202: Assessment for Learning (Optional subjects concerned)

BED P 301. Pedagogy of school subject Part II (Optional subjects concerned )

Elective Courses

BED E 401.1. Guidance and Counseling

BED E 401.2. Health and Physical Education

BED E 401.3. Peace Education

BED E 401.4. Environmental Education

BED E 401.5. Additional Pedagogy (Optional Subjects Concerned)

  • A student teacher has to choose any one course from this category elective in the IVth semester.
    1. Courses on Enhancing Professional Capacities (EPC)

EPC 01 : Reading and Reflecting on Texts

EPC 02 : Drama and Art in Education

EPC 03 : Critical Understanding of ICT

EPC 04 : Understanding the Self

Course Structure of the Programme

Courses Sem I Sem II Sem III Sem IV
Core courses BED C 101

BED C 102,

BED C 103

BED C 201

BED C 202

BED C 401

BED C 402

BED C 403

Pedagogic Couses BED P 101* BED P 201*

BED P 202*

 

BED P 301*

Elective Courses  

BED E 401*

EPC Courses (Internal Evaluation) EPC 01 EPC 02 EPC 03

EPC 04

 

Scheme of Examination (Semester wise details)

The student teachers shall be required to study 4 courses each during the first, second and fourth semesters, and one course during the third semester apart from physical education practical and EPC courses. Each theory course has the component of internal and external assessment.

The external assessment shall be based on the students achievement in the Term End examination in the theoretical components and internal assessment shall be based on the student teachers performance in the practicum components. The projects/assignments/tasks in the practicum component shall be assessed internally. The weightage in terms of marks for different courses (theory internal) is given below.

SEMESTER I

Course code Course Marks
External Internal Total
BED C 101 Psychology of Childhood and Growing UP 80 20 100
BED C 102 Contemporary India and Education 80 20 100
BED C 103 Language Across the Curriculum 50 10 60
BED P 101 Understanding Discipline and Subject 50 10 60
EPC 01 Reading and Reflecting on Text 50 50
Total for theory 260 110 370
*physical Education Practical 30 30
Total 260 140 140

 

SEMESTER II

Course code Course Marks
External Internal Total
BED C 201 Psychology of Learning and Teaching 80 20 100
BED C 202 Knowledge and Curriculum Part I 50 10 60
BED P 201 Pedagogy of School subject Part I: (optional Subjects concerned) 50 10 60
BED P 202 Assessment for Learning- (Optional subjects concerned) 80 20 100
EPC 02 Drama and Art in Education 50 50
*Physical  Education Practical 30 30
*physical Education Practical 30 30
Total 260 140 400

 

SEMESTER III

Course code Course Marks
External Internal Total
BED P 301 Pedagogy of School subject Part I: (optional Subjects concerned) 50 10 60
Scholl Internship (15 weeks) 200 200
Practicum during internship 90* 90
Total 50 300 350

 

Break up of 90* marks
Record of Practice Teaching: 10 marks
Record of Demonstration/ Criticism: 10 marks
Handling of Health & Phy.Edn  class: 20 marks
Learning aids
Observation records of a regular
Classroom of a teacher: 10 marks
Case study/ action research                     : 10 marks
Blueprint and question papers: 10 marks
Working with school program: 10 marks
(Arts festival/ red cross/sports & games etc)

Total: 90 marks

Total for the third semester: 350 marks

SEMESTER IV

Course code Course Marks
External Internal Total
BED C 401 Gender, school and society 50 10 60
BED C 402 Knowledge & curriculum Part II 50 10 60
BED C 403 Creating an inclusive School 50 10 60
BED E 401,1 Guidance and counseling 50 10 60
BED E 401,2 Health and Physical Education 50 10 60
BED E 401.3 Peace Education 50 10 60
BED E 401.4 Environmental Education 50 10 60
BED E 401.5 Additional Pedagogy (optional Subjects concerned) 50 10 60
EPC 03 Critical Understanding of ICT —- 50 50
EPC 04 Understanding the self —- 50 50
*Physical Education Practical 10 10
Total 200 150 350

 

Additional Services Provided to Students.

  • Coaching class for SET/NET examinations are conducted by IQAC and many students benefit from this.
  • The college library has ample reference materials for competitive exams like NET, SET and PSC Examinations.
  • Training in Communication skills, numerical ability, critical thinking, creative thinking etc, are provided to students under the auspicious of various clubs/departments to strengthen their employability. 
  • Placement service of our college is actively involved in searching out vacancies in different schools.
  • The schools and colleges in and outside Kerala place their demand for competent teachers in various subjects over telephone, e-mail or by post (mostly through our Alumni members who are working there) in the placement cell. The student teachers are informed about the vacancies and encouraged to pursue these posts.
  • Career guidance cell is functioning in the institution and it provides career guidance to the students.
  • There is a career corner in the library where news, notifications regarding opportunities and competitive examinations are available.
  • The Cell also provides placement services by listing of promising teachers of each batch for appointment in various schools.
  • Under the auspicious of Mathematics club a numerical ability training was given to all 100 students in the college in order to master different skills in numerical ability.
  • The facilities of the college especially the library resources are accessible to students even after graduation from the college. Many students who continue for M.Ed and Ph.D. programs make use of the library and laboratory facilities of the college, and also take guidance and expert suggestions from the faculty members of the college.