National Policy on Education 2020, states that ‘Teachers truly shape the future of our children and therefore the future of our nation’. Everyone admits that the quality of education is the base for quality of human life. A teacher is the most important person in the entire educational ecosystem.
Teacher education is an important area of concern in our educational system. Improving the quality of education is not possible without improving the quality of teacher education and teachers. The purpose of establishing Dr.DadaVaidya College of Education by Goa Vidyaprasark Mandal in 1993 in Ponda was to provide quality teacher education to the prospective teachers in the State of Goa.
G.V. M’s Dr.DadaVaidya College of Education is a unique institution in the State of Goa offering various courses from Pre-Primary to Ph.D in Education. Ours is the only institution in the State of Goa offering a University recognized Diploma in Pre-Primary Teacher Training Programme, Masters in Education Programme and Ph. D in the Faculty of Education.
The Research Department of the College has two University recognized research guides under whose guidance 12 research scholars are pursuing Ph.D. in Education .The Research Department conducts series of ‘Research Talks’ every month to help research scholars and M.Ed students to hone their skills and keep themselves updated on the recent trends in educational research.
The College has signed MOUs with various national and international organizations. Collaboration with these organizations helps us to organize various national and international seminars for our students and faculty members. We are also closely associated with Goa University as some of our faculty members are part of various academic committees of the University.
The College of Education has state of the art infrastructure to support students in curricular and co-curricular activities. The college aims at providing highest quality teacher education at all levels to develop committed, technology savvy, value based andresearch oriented teaching professionals who would shape the future of our nation.
Let the vision and mission of the college be the guiding light to all. I wish you all the best.
God bless you!