Looking at the dearth and demand in the field of higher, professional and quality education and also to provide best educational services to its domestic and national students, HP College of Education was established in the year 2007. Following the previous year traditions the year 2018-19 was also marked with many events and success stories which can be attributed to the whole hearted dedication and team spirit of the Staff and the Students under the able guidance, foresight support, enthusiasm and inspiration of our visionary Management.
Highlights of 2018-19
On August 1st students of 3rd semester (Session 2017-19) were sent for School Internshipin the allotted schools for a period of four months.
The admission procedure for the Session 2018-20 commenced on October, 3rd.
The Academic Session 2018-20 began on October, 25th with an Orientation Programme organized with an aim of acculturating pupil-teachers to their new profession by familiarizing them the course content and also to help them adjust with the new situation.
National Unity Day was celebrated on October 31st to commemorate the birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. Inter-house Card Making, Poem writing and Essay writing Competition were organized on this occasion.
In order to commemorate Jawahar Lal Nehru’s Birth Anniversary, Children’s Day was Celebrated in the college Auditorium on 14th November. Sh. K.C. Sharma, Principal, HPCE shared the contribution of Chacha Nehru in the field of Education , politics and in establishing many Institutes as All India Institute of Medical Sciences etc. A dance party was organized for the students followed by refreshments.
A Seminar was conducted on HIV/AIDS awareness on 20th Nov. in DDU Hospital. The students were addressed by BMO, Shimla. His entire speech revolved around the causes and mitigation of AIDS.
Youth Seminar was organized by Sri Satya Sai Seva Organisation, on 24th November as a part of Birthday celebration of Sri Satya Sai Baba at Fingask Estate, Near Kali Bari, Shimla.
To spread awareness about HIV/AIDS among the upcoming teachers, Worlds Aids Day was celebrated on 1st December under the theme” Know your status ” in the College auditorium. Slogan Writing and Poster Making competition were organized in the college. Afterwards a rally from College to Yadgar was organized to aware the community which ends with a Nukkar Natika at Totu Chowk.
On December 8th ‘Parichay’ a fresher’s party was organized in the College Auditorium. Students of 3rd semester welcomed the new students by showing their different performances. New students also showed their talent in different modeling rounds where we got our Mr. Fresher and Miss Fresher, 2018.
To make students perfect in how to prepare proper teaching aids and how to present them in the Classroom a chart making competition was organized in the College auditorium on 15th December.
To know the conditions of teachers and students in present scenario, the different problems faced by the teachers and how they handle them, a movie ’Hichki’ was screened in the college auditorium on 22nd December . It also highlights the qualities of a good teacher.
The University Result of both 4th semester students session (2016-18) and 2nd Semester Students session (2017-19) was good as always with more than 60 out of 66 students securing First Division in 4th semester and more than 90 out of 99 students securing First Division in 2nd semester.
To take walk down the corridors of nostalgia, the student Alumni Meet, ‘Reuniao’ was organized on 29th December in the college auditorium. Old students relish their memories with batch mates, seniors & juniors.
The College closed for Winter Vacations in the month of January 2018 and the College Re-opened on February 3rd 2019.
House examinations for 1st Semester were held in the second week of February.
The Final Examination for 1st and 3rd Semester commenced on February 27th. Despite the cold the students saw through the exams.
An Orientation & experience sharing session was conducted on 8th March in which students shared their experiences.
The Final Examination of Skill in Teaching for 3rd Semester students of session 2017-19 was held on March 18th and 20th.
On 22nd March a lecture on Water Conservation was given explaining the importance of saving water “Jal hai to kal hai ” This invaluable message was put forward by the college principal Dr. K. C. Sharma.
With the objective of promoting intellectual growth and healthy competition spirit in the students a general knowledge Quiz Competition was held on 30th March.
With the motive to provide invaluable life skills, a Sports Fest was organized in the Campus on April 6th . Students enthusiastically participated and grasped the opportunity to fine tune their motor skills. Yashasvi & Manasvi House was declared the overall winner of the event.
In order to spread awareness about the election and voting procedure staff of the Institutionorganized various Competitions including Slogan writing and Poster making on April 20th. Also a guest lecture was given by SWEEP members. They provide information about a citizen’s role in voting during elections. Later the day prizes were awarded to the winners of the Competition.
An Art and craft Competition was organized on 27th April under the course ‘Drama and Art in Education’. The students prepare different items group wise such as flower pot, pen stand, chalk & duster stand with maximum use of waste.
An Interaction programme was organized by guidance & counseling cell on 18th May to make the students aware about The Guidance & counseling cell along with to promote the maximum development of each child in terms of possibilities available to them.
House Test for Second and Fourth Semesters were held in the last week of May andstarting week of June.
A Guest Lecture on “Importance of Physical Exercise & Yoga” was given on 3rd June by Yoga trainer and expert Mr. Hitesh Gill. He added that frequent & regular physical exercises and yoga boosts the immune system and help in preventing certain ‘diseases of appliances’. Also a training programme was organized for the students in the college auditorium from 3rd to 8th June under the supervision of Mr. Hitesh Gill.
“Yoga is the dance of every cell with the music of every breath that creates inner serenity and harmony”, such were the words of Dr. K.C. Sharma, Principal, HPCE on International Yoga Day which was celebrated in the college auditorium on 21st June. Students also did different Yoga Asanas guided by Mr. Hitesh Gill & Miss. Diksha Thakur. Also a quiz competition was organized groupwise under the supervision of Mrs. Sukirti Thakur in which Yashasvi and Rajasvi House took first positions.
“Rasm- E- Rukhsat” farewell party was organized on 22nd June to make the closing of B.Ed. session more memorable. Students participated in different activities with great enthusiasm Miss Raveena and Mr. Moti Singh were given the title of Miss & Mr. HPCE