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“Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.” -Martin Luther King Jr.

The Education Department of Plassey College started its journey in 2010. Initially confined to General Course, it has been offering Honours course to the students since 2014. The courses have been approved by the higher education department, Govt. of W.B, and are affiliated by the University of Kalyani. The department had a difficult but eventful beginning, with a small number of students but was determined to impart knowledge of education since the very first day.

The department began its ride in the hands of Mr. Subal Sarkar and then was fostered by the likes of Mr. Palash Roy, Mr. Sabbir Ali, Mr. Pulin Mondal, and Mr. Ashik Ikbal Hossain, Prof Arindam Bhattacharjee, Mr. Biplab Sarkar, Mr. Ashim Das, Mr. Santu Bisaws & Mrs Shampa Sarkar.

The intake capacity for Honours Course at the beginning was 30 (thirty) which is now expanded to 100 (hundred). The number of students awarded first class in the University Examination is 10 (ten) in 2017, 11 (eleven) in 2018 13 (thirteen) in 2019, 20 (twenty) in 2020, 19 (nineteen) in 2021 and 24 (twenty four) in 2022.

As Education is a inter-disciplinary subject, the department offers lessons on a wide array of subject matters including Educational psychology, Educational philosophy, Educational Sociology, Research Methodology etc. After starting of CBCS mode in 2018 the department offers various CC, DSE & SEC.

The mission of the department is to deliver quality education by providing a healthy educational environment, motivation and cultural awareness. The faculty members are dedicated and determined to encourage the students by making them participate/appear in various competitive exams like Civil Services, SLST, Primary TET, SI, NET, SET & co-curricular activities.

The vision of the department is

  1. To increase Social Awareness among students to protect our society.
  2. To all round development of students so that they can spend their daily life with comfortable.

At present, in the department, there are four teachers: Dr. Dola Sarkar, Mrs. Sreelogna Banerjee, Mrs. Tanviara Mohammad, Mr. Abhijit Halder. Dr. Dola Sarkar, Assistant Professor, has been performing her duty as a Head of the Dept. since 2016.

Course Outcome:

  • Students develop a clear idea about the subject Education, like nature, scope and aim of Education, factors, different agencies of education and child centric Education.
  • Students develop knowledge about the details history of Indian Education system.
  • Students gather knowledge about Educational Psychology, theories of psychology and their role and importance & impact in the field of education and education system
  • Students develop knowledge about basic of Indian as well as Western Philosophy. They also develop knowledge about the importance of different schools of philosophy in the field of Education.
  • Students internalize the basic of Sociology, relation between Sociology and Education, theories of Educational Sociology and importance of Educational Sociology in the field of Education.
  • Students develop the concept of an ideal organization in educational institutions, the essential functions of educational management and they understand the different aspects of planning.
  • Students develop the concept of guidance and counselling, various types of Guidance and basic data necessary for Guidance.
  • Students develop an understanding of educational technology, use of computer in education and communication, develop an understanding of ICT & e-learning and they also get acquainted with the instructional techniques and different models of teaching.
  • Students develop understanding of the concepts of measurement and evaluation in education, process of Evaluation, types of measuring instruments and their uses, concepts of validity and reliability and their importance in educational measurement and principles of test construction. They also understand the criteria of constructing standardized tests and utility of statistics in the field of education.
  • E learners also develop an excellent communication skill, Skill for Democratic Citizenship and related theories, teaching skills, life skill education, peace and value education.
  • Develop consciousness about great educators and their thoughts, gender and society, population explosion and teacher education.
  • The learners develop knowledge about Open and Distance Learning, Human Right Education and women Education.

So we say that after completing the course the learners will be skilled and able to get job. And also, they will have increased knowledge in different domains.