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“Arise! Awake! and Achieve!”

“The Motto of the college is “Arise! Awake! and Achieve!” which means to conscientize the women folk and equip them with professional skills and knowledge to break all the barriers and reach greater heights in life..”

BRIEF HISTORY OF THE CONGREGATION

The Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary’s Congregation was founded in the year 1844 in Pondicherry. The very inception of this congregation was aimed at liberating the illiterate womenfolk from various types of atrocities and social injustices. The sisters of this congregation are deeply committed to the motto of the congregation. “Sanctification of sisters for the Sanctification of Women”. Though the congregation runs a large number of educational institutions, health and social work organizations in various parts of India and abroad, education has been their strongest weapon to achieve the above said motto. The sisters have rendered their great service for over a century to the oppressed and the marginalized.

In the field of education the congregation has got Higher Secondary Schools, High Schools, the congregation has been running Technical Training Institution, Teacher Training Institutions, Community Colleges, Engineering Colleges and Arts and Science Colleges. The Prime objective of starting this institution is to provide opportunities for women towards their social and economic self-reliance and thereby improving their status in the society.

HISTORY OF THE COLLEGE

At the time when the congregation was seriously contemplating on opening up new avenues for higher education of women, the need to start a college of education was strongly felt to impart quality education exclusively for the women who hail from rural areas and lower income group. It was mainly intended to cater to the need of the prospective teachers of the High and Higher Secondary Schools.

As a result of those serious thoughts and desire, the Immaculate College of Education for Women came into existence on 01/10/1999. It was indeed yet another milestone in the history of Immaculate Congregation, which was making desirable changes at the structural levels, in educational systems. Now this college is showing steady progress in imparting teacher education to the deserving women both qualitatively and quantitatively.

VISION AND MISSION

  • To impart quality teacher education for the women who hail from rural areas.
  • To enable the trainees to acquire skills and techniques of teaching.
  • To enable them to learn the methods of teaching.
  • To mould the trainees as effective social agents to transform the society towards prosperity.
  • To inculcate spiritual and moral values in the trainees so as to create powerful, self- reliant women society.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

Though the General objective of the College is the empowerment of women, the following are some of the specific objectives which will ultimately lead the women trainees towards the achievement of the general objective.
  • To enable the trainees to acquire skills and techniques of teaching.
  • To enable them to learn the methods of teaching.
  • To mould the trainees as effective social agents to transform the society towards prosperity.
  • To inculcate spiritual and moral values in the trainees so as to create powerful, self- reliant women society.
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