Department of Elementary Education

Overview

Department of Elementary Education offers Bachelor of Elementary Education (B. El. Ed.) which is a four year integrated professional degree program of the University of Delhi. B.El.Ed. programme provides holistic education to create well prepared elementary school teachers. Being a bi-lingual and multi-disciplinary program, it integrates the study of subject knowledge, human development, and pedagogical knowledge and communication skills. Both professional and academic options are available to the students who graduate with a B. El. Ed. degree

Despite being the youngest Department amongst all the eight colleges offering B. El. Ed. program, the Department of Elementary Education at Mata Sundri College has successfully established and strengthened itself ever since it started in 2007. The Department completed its 10 years on 18th October 2017. Its ‘Decennial Anniversary Celebration’ encompassed a series of talks by various scholars and academicians. The closure of these celebrations was marked by the release of the souvenir report titled ‘Decennial Lecture Series’ on the college website.

Apart from the regular courses under purview of B. El. Ed. Program, including Foundation Papers, Core Papers, Liberal Papers, and Practical components comprising of Theatre, Craft, Self Development Workshops and Intense School Internship, we also provide academic enrichment through Workshops, Talks, Visits, Discussions, Film and Documentary Screenings. A well equipped Curriculum Lab is available for the students that has basic infrastructure and facilities for conducting Science Experiments and Maths Activities, Art and Craft Workshops.

The Department also has an active placement cell and most of the B.El.Ed Alumni have been successfully placed through campus placements in reputed schools and organisations. The cell also invites faculty from academically acclaimed higher education institutions. Many of our students are pursuing post graduation and research in various disciplines.

COURSE

B.EL.Ed.

PUBLICATIONS

The department has published two of its documents till date-

  • AALEKH e-Newsletter - This annual e-newsletter records all the activities that are being taken in the department. Both students and teachers actively contribute poems and articles for the newsletter. Its third issue published in 2017 focused on the 10year journey of B.El.Ed in Mata Sundri College for Women.
  • DECENNIAL LECTURE SERIES – In other to celebrate the 10 years ofB.El.Ed. in Mata Sundri College, the department organized ‘Decennial Lecture Series’. Ten distinguished speakers were invited to interact with students and faculty of elementary education. Eminent speakers from various institutions of scholarly repute and rigour such as University of Delhi, JamiaMilliaIslamia, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Ambedkar University were invited to share their ideas on different themes related to Education. Themes such as Gandhian philosophy, notions of childhood, storytelling, children's literature, educational policies, science education were explored and discussed. Later, the department released the booklet containing information about the speakers and their sessions titles as ‘Decennial Lecture Series’. The booklet was designed and edited by Ms.Taruna Jain.

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