Institutional Preparadeness for NEP - New Education Policy for Tura Government College
In order to develop the all-round capacities of the students – intellectual, aesthetic, social, physical, emotional and moral in an integrated manner, the college is preparing to include multidisciplinary subjects as per the National Educational Policy 2020. Keeping in view the problems faced by the students, the college is planning to set up short term and vocational courses. The aim is to make the students equipped, so that they don’t need to rely on Government jobs but instead pave a way towards self-employment. As the College is preparing itself to have more of multi-disciplinary subjects it tries to identify the programme learning outcomes along with courses and unit learning outcomes that define the specific knowledge, skills, attitudes and values that are to be acquired by the learner and would ensure that each programme achieves its goal.
2. Academic bank of credits (ABC):
Regarding the implementation of Academic Bank of Credits, the institution has to wait for the academic council to give a green signal. The pedagogical approach of the institution is student’s centric where the faculties’ pedagogical approaches are constructivist, inquiry-based, reflective, collaborative and integrative. Summative and Formative assessments and assignments are used to evaluate the Students learning outcome.
3. Skill development:
The vision of the college is promoting Value-Based Quality Education, hence the college takes efforts to inculcate positivity among the learners. The college also celebrates National festivals like Independence Day and Republic Day. Observing various programmes like World Aids Day, Environment Day, observing the Death and Birth Anniversary of our National leaders which help in imbibing the good qualities of the students. Mentoring students is also one of the practices of the institution, to enable students to explore future employment pathways after graduation, and help them get the most of their studies.
4. Appropriate integration of Indian Knowledge system (teaching in Indian Language, culture, using online course):
Regarding the adoption of Indian languages, the college offers various Indian languages like Garo, Assamese and Bengali subjects in degree courses. Preservation and promoting of languages is one of the target of the College in future.
5. Focus on Outcome based education (OBE):
The College also makes an effort to understand that a pursuit of knowledge is a life-long activity and to acquire positive attitude and other qualities which will lead students to a successful life. To interpret, analyze, evaluate and develop responsibility and effective citizenship is one of the programme outcome of the students.
6. Distance education/online education:
The College is also preparing itself to offer vocational course through ODL (Open Distance Learning) mode in due course of time. Keeping in view the convenience of the student, the various technological tools used by the faculties especially during the pandemic lockdown are Google Classroom, Zoom, Google, using videos as teaching and learning aids, Group collaboration and interaction and assignment and revision as well as the assessments have been conducted are some of the institutional efforts towards blended learning.