Title of the practice

Plastic Free Campus

The context that the required initiation of the practice

Areal education for the students is to make them a good citizen who lives, love and care for the environment, as it is basis for the life. Nowadays, plastics have become major pollutants that affect the entire ecosystem.

In our campus, there was a large-scale littering of plastic articles in the past because of the huge student population. These include plastic bags, cups, chocolate wrappers and plastic sheets. Also, there was no proper waste management system for these kinds of bio-non-degradable material. Hence, the college took the initiative to solve this problem in a phased manner. Also, the campus will indeed look more beautiful and green if this is done.

Objectives of the Practice

The primary objective of the program, “Plastic–Free-Campus is to develop plastic-free-campus.

It will help the students to become involved citizens who can manage and protect their own environment.

It improves the responsibility of the students to build a safe environment.

It creates awareness among students about the hazards of plastics.

To educate the students about the good ways of managing the disposal of plastic.

The Practice

The hazards of plastic area complex one and it are one that requires cooperation from all the students and staff members of the institute. The usage of plastic articles cannot best appeal together, but there capacity is good ways minimizing their use and managing their disposal in an environment friendly manner.

To tackle this problem, the college has implemented the following practice

Plastic items are prohibited inside the campus

Large number of dustbins is provided at many locations in the campus

The dustbins installed are cleared regularly by the attendees.

The canteen staffs were instructed to use paper cups and plates instead of plastic cups and plates.

Impact of the practice

Plastic goods are not used by our students inside the campus.

Paper cups and plates are used in canteen.

Awareness regarding hazards f plastic has-been created among students.

Resource Required

Faculty member’s monitors to enforce the plastic free campus, Resources for the provision of dustbins have been provided by the college.

Contact person for the further details

The Principal,
Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan College of Education,


Title of the practice


The context that that required initiation of the practice

The college provides plenty of opportunities for student teachers to understand the role of diversity and equity in teaching learning process. It also develops proficiency for working with children from diverse backgrounds by conducting campaigns for developing proficiency. The student teachers are further given special course called “proficiency – development” crash course in which they are briefed on handling of students from diverse backgrounds.

Objectives of the Practice

Student Teachers are made proficient with working with children from diverse background through

Practice teaching schools

Community work

Extension activities

Teaching aids affected students

The Practices

Dynamism and change in the vision and mission of the institution

With the world becoming more and more technology oriented and with the changing needs of the society the aim sand objectives of the B.Ed. and the vision and mission of the college have been modified. The intention is to produce teachers competent enough to handle technology that has seeped into this competitive world.

With the growing awareness of the environmental issues and to prepare students in the schools to save the environment, our college has chosen environment as the theme of the year since last year. All the activities are cantered on creating awareness on environmental issues leading to the development of a right attitude in the minds of the student-teachers towards saving the environment.

Portfolio Exchange Program gives an exposure to the teacher educators to be proficient in all areas. Each teacher educator gets an exposure to work in all departments. New ideas and thoughts get incorporated with the concurrence of the Principal as the portfolios change hands.

Effective feedback mechanisms designed

Several feedback from shave been designed for collecting feedback from student-teachers and teacher-educators regarding their performance and performance appraisal. The information obtained from these feedback mechanisms have been effectively used for improving the practices of the organization.

Techno-Savvy approach

The classrooms have been equipped with LCD’s which enables the teachereducatorsandtheteachertraineestouseinalltheirpresentations.

The institution has provided each teacher educator with a laptop there bringing in the culture of technology in all programs.

Training programs are conducted by the computer section on the usage of the different programs. Student teachers are also given hand son training on how to use computers.

Student enrichment and career progression

The institution has devised ways to enrich the student through the following ways

By providing opportunities for the student teachers to attend seminars, workshops and paper presentations at local and national level.

Conducting the orientation and refresher programs for student teachers.

Encouragement to student teacher to undertake various short term research projects.

Student enrichment programs are conducted by way of book reviews, and sharing knowledge acquired from seminars and workshops attended.

Impact of the Practice

Uses of technology in teaching learning process

Uses of methodology in various subjects

Resources Required

Teacher educators monitor the student teachers teaching competency and encourage the student teachers to use technology in their teaching.

Contact person for the further details

The Principal,
Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan College of Education,



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