Best Practice I

Title of the Practice

Building the Future of Sustainability and Indian Knowledge System through 21st Century  Skills.

Objectives / intended outcomes of the Practice

  • To empower the teaching, non-teaching, and student communities in order to strategically steer the value of SDGs and IKS through academic transformation.
  • To provide the same access to a quality education to all women students
  • To develop the sustainable goals and to demonstrate standardization through curriculum
  • To create an educational ecosystem to learn and teach in unison
  • To restructure curricula, pedagogy and assessments with the aim of enhancing students’ 21st century skills and knowledge organisation.

The Context

Teaching and learning in an interesting way that would overcome obstacles in terms of culture, psychology, and finances. Through internal automation and a learning management system, standard, affordable, and safe services are integrated to learn all  essential skills and acquire ‘ancient’ knowledge system.            

The Practice

With many resources available to learn about the current and comprehensive curriculum, high end technology is used extensively for academic and administrative functions.  For anytime, anywhere access to the resources, customised digital repositories and proctored tools were created, tested, and successfully housed on the cloud. The difficulties discovered contributed in the development of an advanced digital knowledge system.

Evidence of Success

Liberal learning, problem-solving abilities, sociological skills, critical thinking, the proper attitude towards any task, collaborative learning, and self-awareness have all been ingrained and developed by the practice. Indian higher education places a strong emphasis on encouraging solidarity through ethical citizenship. Through a series of wellness initiatives, our college community joined together to overcome the challenges that the  global pandemic had created to mankind.

Problems Encountered and Resources Required

Although frequent and timely counselling was provided to the needy students, it was initially challenging because so many students were in despair and dejection. For many whose lives were torn apart by the pandemic, perseverance was their only weapon. It was a tremendous yet manageable undertaking to instill hope and sustenance in such students.  The resources needed to construct a good environment are confidence, tolerance, perseverance, and togetherness, and our college enthusiastically generates one for future generations.  

Best Practice II

Title of the Practice:

Young Research Projects for women students funded by college

Objectives of the Practice:

The researchcellof our college aims to promote a society where research is created used and shared and thus contributes to restructuringand enhanced sustainability.

The Context:

Elements of research methodology and approach should be instilled in the young minds at the undergraduate level.Young students’ research inclination and involvementexplore current societal challenges and practices with purpose. Young research projects funded by the college management help the young researchers to identify the critical changes that need to happen, validating important questions about the nature of research with ethics. Young research projects make students to be actively involved in research to develop, to explore through  participative research and action based researches.

The Practice : 

A well-structured library with more number of books, e-books, journals, magazines with multimodal computers help young researchers to explore and expand their research ideas. Spacious research cubicles with customized computer with internet facility help them to do research without any hindrance.  Subject specific laboratories make STEM studies possible among women students. 

Evidence of Success : 

The recent development in research is well established and shared among young researchers by organizing various research oriented seminars, conferences and workshops. Young project researchers inclined to publish their project findings as well as they expand their research skills. Their research publication in the in-house journal called “Sparkles” and to the college’s two international journals is the testimonial of the success.

Problems Encountered and Resources Required : 

The challenging issue is the boundary expansion in STEM is reserved and restricted among women researchers. International database with high ended technology is the resource requirment.

Best Practice III

Title of the Practice : 

Equity and Equality Education to All Women Students

Objectives of the Practice : 

The objectives of this practice embrace the vision and mission of our college which include bringing in inclusiveness, emotional quotient balance, leadership qualities, humanistic approach and entrepreneurial skills. The objectives and the intended outcomes are

  • To provide the same access to a quality education to all women students
  • To promote same standards and objectives to all despite students’ abilities or experiences
  • To advocate different platforms for understanding and exhibiting needs and talents that are to respond in different ways by each student
  • To develop the sustainable goals and to demonstrate standardization through curriculum
  • To create an educational ecosystem to learn and teach in unison The underlying principles or concepts of this practice

Providing equity and equality to women students is paving a way to excellence in their future life. The underlying principles are

  • To grow the learning potential of students to influence their future with the nature of education provided
  • To encourage staff members in developing curricula, pedagogy and assessments with the aim of enhancing students’ skills and knowledge
  • To assimilate active inquiry and practical knowledge to foster the goal of success and fulfilment among students

The Context : 

All students come with a dream that to be fulfilled at the portal of an educational institution. Our college embraces timely changes and challenges that are converted and translated into workable approaches, keeping our students betterment at the prime significance. Our students are from every walk of life and we provide scholarship (private and government bodies) to the deserving students to achieve their pursuit without any financial hindrances. This pandemic has changed the concept of learning from offline to online and we have provided FREE smartphones to students who were in need of. Thermal Scanner is installed at the entrance to make sure that everyone is safe and secure on the college campus.

Challenges are always the next step to improve and progress. In the process, initially during the lockdown reaching students extensively was difficult due to various emotional and psychological implications but gradually with the support of management, staff and students, an appreciative result was estimated and the support of the stakeholders is the best part in implementing this practice.

The Practice : 

All students are talented and we provide structured programmes for our students to live their dream. From NCC to NSS to Rotract to fine arts to EDP to start up to research etc., everything is provided to all students without any reservation. Equal importance is given to educational, co-curricular, extracurricular activities and there are various clubs and cells like SDNB TED Talk, Wellness forum, AI club, Talkology club, Citizen Customer club, Enviro Club, that provide exposure to every student in various fields. SDNB TED Talk is a forum – for the students, of the students and by the students and this forum gives a platform to share their wonderful winning and learning stories with their counterparts that has transformed and up skilled the students’ community with a great impact. All students are offered JeevanKaushal-Life skills program at three levels: Personality development program and Verbal Reasoning for I years, Personality development program and Analytical reasoning for II Years and Career skills and Quantitative aptitude for III years. This free course helps them to develop their soft skills along with their hard skills.

Evidence of Success : 

The evidence of success is the ultimate happiness of our stakeholders in achieving their dream. The practice has instilled and improved liberal learning, problem solving skills, socio skills, critical thinking, right attitude towards any challenge, collaborative learning and self-awareness. The pass percentage, higher education pursuit and placement records have proved that our students have moved forward to the next step in their successful journey.

Problems Encountered and Resources Required : 

Building hope and sustenance among such students was a herculean but not an impossible task. Confidence, tolerance, persistence, togetherness are the resources required to build a wonderful milieu and our college sanguinely creates one for the future generation.