Internal Quality Assurance Cell: Activities / Programmes     2015 – 2016

Human Resource Planning is given due importance by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) by training new entrants to enhance their intellectual capital. Faculty development and training programmes are conducted to upgrade the knowledge of both teaching and non-teaching staff. On the Job training is given to the non-teaching staff in using computers in their job. The faculty is encouraged with monetary and non-monetary rewards for refreshing their knowledge and teaching skills.

Workshop for Teachers

A workshop for Teachers was conducted on 17 June 2015. Dr. P. Prema, Ex-Dean, Faculty of Education, Former Syndicate Member, Chairperson School of Education, Head of Department of Education, Alagappa University, KARAIKUDI - 630 003 was the resource person. She gave a lecture on “Being an Effective Teacher”. As a new initiative by IQAC, Heads of different departments presented the year plan for their respective departments.

Capacity Building Workshop

On 06 August 2015, Internal Quality Assurance Cell of Bishop Heber College organized a Capacity Building Workshop for the Young Faculty members of both Arts and Science for developing and strengthening the skills, instincts, abilities, processes and resources that organizations need in the current scenario. Dr.M. Lawrence, Associate Professor, The American College, Madurai trained the participants on Non-verbal communication, Instructional Strategies and Classroom Management. He focused on the ideas in managing the behaviour challenges in classroom and the art of keeping students engaged in the curriculum. Dr.C.Dhanapal, Associate Professor in English, Bishop Heber College shared his expertise to the staff in promoting the desire to learn correct usage of English language in different real-life situations. Dr.Suresh Frederick, Dean, IQAC welcomed the gathering and Dr.D.Paul Dhayabaran, Principal gave the concluding remarks and spoke on the topic “Heberian Ethos and Culture”.

Faculty Development Programme

A One day workshop entitled “Faculty Development Programme” was organized on 27 October 2015. Dr.M. Lawrence, Associate Professor, The American College, Madurai was the resource person. He spoke on Classroom Communication and Emotional Intelligence. Dr. Suresh Frederick, Dean (IQAC) explained the “The Role of Teachers in the Emerging Scenario”. Mr.W.Pradeep, System Manager and Mr.Abel Anburaj, Special Programmer trained the staff on e-attendance. Dr.D.Paul Dhayabaran, Principal, welcomed the gathering and Dr.J.Princy Merlin, Associate Dean proposed the vote of thanks.

Faculty Enrichment Programme

A Two Days workshop entitled, “Faculty Enrichment Programme” was conducted on18 Feb 2016 and 19 Feb 2016 whereProf. Guhan trained the participants on Reading Comprehension, Prof. Natrajan of National College, Trichy spoke on Reasoning including Maths, Logical Reasoning. Prof. Ramani of National College, Trichy spoke onData Interpretation Ms. Elizabeth Varsha Paul spoke on Teaching aptitude, Research aptitude and Prof. Samuel Rufus spoke on Communication.Later, Ms. Elizabeth Varsha Paul spoke on People and Environment, Higher Education System. Dr. D.Paul Dhayabaran, Principal, welcomed the gathering and Dr. Suresh Frederick, Dean, IQAC proposed the vote of thanks. Around 150 members of the faculty participated.

University Triennial Inspection

The University Triennial Inspection was held on 27 February 2016. Prof. Dr.T. Nallathambi, Principal, Sudharsan College Arts and Science, Pudukkottai was the Convenor of the Triennial Inspection team. Prof. K. Parthasarathy, Professor, Dept. of Life Long Learning, Bharathidasan University, Trichy and Dr.Horne Iona Averal , Head and Associate Professor, Dept. of Zoology, Holy Cross College, Trichy were the members. They gave an encouraging view on our college.