B.Ed Internship Final Report Writing is an important topic of B.Ed students under Gauhati University. The school Based final report to be submitted to the stucy centre after completion of the internship. I hope you have read the first part of the B.Ed Internship Final Report Writing. Here in this post you can find the second or the final part of the topic.
10. Organisation of Field Trip/Community Service/NCC/NSS/Scout & Guide- Educational Field Trip
A field trip or excursion is a journey taken by a group of people to a place away from their usual environment. In education, field trips are defined as visits to an outside area of the normal classroom and made by a teacher and students for purposes of first-hand observation. Field trips are a popular method carried out for students to introduce to the concepts, experiences, and ideas that cannot be given in a classroom environment. School tours can be considered as short-term learning activities providing students the opportunity to observe their chosen subject outside of a classroom setting. Exploring other cultures and customs, getting to the motherland of languages, uncovering pristine nature and experiencing fascinating local life are striking demonstrations of educational school trips.
10.1 Importance of Field Trip in Teaching-Learning Process
Educational Field Trips can associate with a variety of benefits for teachers and students. In terms of teaching, it would be better for the teacher to take part in field trips mostly because of its advantages. It is true that the trips provide teachers with ample opportunity to develop personality and professionalism. Obviously, it is necessary for teachers to get in touch with innovative practices and the latest teaching methods to apply these ways into the curriculum at school. Educational field trips help teachers widen their horizons of knowledge and broadening the scope of their syllabus. Most educational trips pay much attention to outdoor activities with a wide range of aspects in life. It means the trips allow the teacher to connect the classroom with real-life and authentic experience. Therefore, it is considered a fantastic way to improve their lessons and catch up with innovative teaching which is more practical and meaningful. Most importantly, the teacher is a guide to inspire and stimulate students to understand the world that exists beyond the school curriculums. To be more precise, students will be encouraged to learn not only knowledge but also soft skills, life skills, communication skills and more.
This school organizes field trip once in every year. This trip is funded by Govt. of Assam under the name of Gyan Yatra. Here the students of class IX are applicable to enjoy the trip. The teachers and the students visit different places for one day. Basically, the student’s visits temple, river-side areas, industries, agricultural universities and museums, educational institutions, historical places etc. The teachers take full responsibility of the students during this trip. This year we cannot join this trip as the trip is not organized during our internship period.
10.3 Community Service
Community Service is a non-paying job perform by one person or a group of people for the benefit of the community or its institutions. Community service helps the students to increase self-confidence. The students get a chance to do good for others and the community which provides a natural sense of accomplishment. Student’s role as a volunteer can also give them a sense of pride and identity. While completing community service project, students develop real world skills that will help them succeed in the middle school, high school and beyond. Community services help the students to practice-
· Problem Solving
· Collaboration with others
· Time management
Most importantly, students learn that the work they do can
make a real impact in the world. By getting involved in community service at a
young age students also-
a. Develop a richer perspective of the world they live in.
b. Connect what they learn in the school to the real
The students of the school are being observed to perform community service which is helping them to shape their personality in a positive way. The students are seen to perform cleanliness drive in their respective classroom as well as the playground at the end of every month. The students also perform plantation programme four times a year including “World Environment Day”.
The NCC is Young Wing of Armed Forces with its Headquarters at New Delhi, India. It is open to school and college students on voluntary basis. National Cadet Corps is a Tri-Services Organisation, comprising the Army, navy and Air Wing engaged in grooming the youth of the country into disciplined and patriotic citizens. The NCC in India is a voluntary organisation which recruits cadets from high schools, colleges, and universities all over the country. The cadets are given basic military training in small arms and parades. The officers and cadets have no liability for active military service once they complete their course.
10.6 Aims of NCC
The ‘Aims’ of the NCC laid out in 1988 have stood the test of time and continue to meet the requirements expected of it in the current socio–economic scenario of the country. The NCC aims at developing character, comradeship, discipline, and a secular outlook, the spirit of adventure and ideals of selfless service amongst young citizens. Further, it aims at creating a pool of organized, trained and motivated youth with leadership qualities in all walks of life, who will serve the Nation regardless of which career they choose. Needless to say, the NCC also provides an environment conducive to motivating young Indians to join the armed forces.
· To Create a Human Resource of Organized, Trained and Motivated Youth, To Provide Leadership in all Walks of life and be Always Available for the Service of the Nation.
· To Provide a Suitable Environment to Motivate the Youth to Take Up a Career in the Armed Forces.
· To Develop Character, Comradeship, Discipline, Leadership, Secular Outlook, Spirit of Adventure, and Ideals of Selfless Service amongst the Youth of the Country.
11. Community Festivals
Celebrating events and festivals in schools have become an integral part of learning and building a strong cultural belief in a child. Children will remember an important day only if they are told what the occasion signify, making them aware of the world in a more fun way. Apart from classroom activities, we also pay heed to other important festivals which must be celebrated in order to understand our country’s tradition. Such celebration will bring students closer to traditional and cultural belief. A close bond is built between the students as they understand each other’s different customs. Being a diverse country, the students need to know what each festival means, and it is only through this celebration, he/she will get to know more about our country. Some festivals celebrated in the school are: Saraswati Puja, Raksha Bandhan, Makarsankranti, Eid, Guru Purnima, etc. Apart from building relationship and friendship, such celebration will bring happiness and love amongst the students. Apart from these festivals, the school also known to celebrate Sri Sri Sankardeva Tithi and Sri Sri Madhav Deva Tithi.
A number of events are celebrated in the school academic year. The most celebrated school functions in India are:
11.1 Annual School Function
It is the most partied event in the school where everyone participates with keen enthusiasm. Students, teachers, parents and other guest facilities are invited and make the event very goal-oriented. On this day students perform and participate in activities, receive awards, the teachers and the head of the school announces annual report, performance of the students, share some lighter moments and there is more. Cultural Festivals: Schools in India also help to keep the social threads intact in the children and their parents. The cultural diversity is one of the most noted aspects of Indian society. To increase the awareness and help children better assimilate these traits many cultural events are hosted by the schools.
Exhibitions are strictly organized to give the student exposure and appreciation for their faculties. Arts and painting exhibitions are the most celebrated occasions. The school management makes all arrangements. Such school celebrations in India are meant to encourage the children and bring out the talent hidden in them.
11.3 Picnic and Excursion
Picnics and excursion trips arranged by the school are also very entertaining for the students. It gives them opportunities to initiate social interactions and group formation. It’s a pure outing and students are very much excited to spend time out of the campus.
11.4 Students Exchange Program
Students exchange programmes are meant to share learning experience amongst the students who come from different institutions. Student visits are organized to selected educational institutions and tours are conducted. Modern schools in India have increased the number of such tours.
11.5 Teachers-Parents Meet
event is the single most illustrious event that establishes a relationship
between the educators and the parents. In the normal working days, schools
normally do not encourage for frequent parent-teacher meets. It is on this day
that the teachers can enquire about the children and the teachers provide the
feedback about the children for the sound developments of the students.
During our internship period at Govt. girls’ H.S. & M.P. School, Tezpur, no such community festivals were organised excluding the annual school function and exhibition.
12. Observation of Peer Teacher Teaching
Peer observation is about teachers observing each other’s practice and learning from one another. It aims to support the sharing of best practice and build awareness about the impact of your own teaching.
Effective peer observation (including feedback and reflection):
· focuses on teachers’ individual needs and gives an opportunity to learn from, and give feedback to peers
· is a core component of creating a professional community and building collective efficacy
· can help teachers continue to improve their practice in ways that better promote student learning
· Is a developmental learning opportunity.
There are many benefits to having your teaching
observed. We almost always think of these as being mainly for the person doing
the teaching but research shows that both parties benefit. Indeed, in many situations
the greatest benefits actually flow to the person who is observing. Some of
these benefits include:
- Discussion of your teaching
- Sharing of good practice
- Positive valuing of teaching
- Sharing critical reflections
- Challenging assumptions about teaching
- Learning about a range of different approaches to learning and teaching
We can all learn a great deal by watching how other people design and deliver their teaching. Even if you are a teacher with a lot of experience you can still learn from observing your peers.
Trainee Name- Diganta Neog
Class taught- VII
Lesson Plan Prepared- Yes
Teaching Aids Used- Yes (Chart)
12.3 Details of Observation
The teacher starts the class by asking the students about their previous knowledge from the day before class. He recalls the topic by asking questions. The teacher maintains a friendly relation and remains cordial throughout the course of the lesson. He asks the students questions and listen to their answers. The teacher makes effort to make the students understand the topic correctly by clearing their doubts while explaining.
13. Role of Principal
Effective school principals care deeply about student success and recognize that test scores are not the only measure of a quality education. By immersing themselves in all aspects of the school system, principals monitor daily activities, as well as emerging issues. No day is the same because of the varied responsibilities of the job. If you are a visionary leader with effective communication skills and a desire to provide diverse students with an exceptional education, you may have what it takes to confidently serve in the role of a school principal.
Functions of a principal at an elementary, middle or high school are similar, whether the setting is public or private. The role of a principal is to provide strategic direction in the school system. Principals develop standardized curricula, assess teaching methods, monitor student achievement, encourage parent involvement, revise policies and procedures, administer the budget, hire and evaluate staff and oversee facilities. Other important duties entail developing safety protocols and emergency response procedures.
Work often includes attending school functions after hours, such as basketball games, concerts, plays, parent conferences and school board meetings. Having a visible presence shows interest and dedication to students. Often problems arise which need immediate attention, such as a student disciplinary issue or a call from a worried parent whose child is struggling in the classroom.
Legislative emphasis on measurable student outcomes requires principals to collaborate with teachers to set and achieve high-performance goals. Principals must always be ready to answer questions from the public about how the school is rectifying any achievement gaps between diverse groups of students and performance overall.
13.2 Role of Secondary School Principal
Principals are responsible for the overall operation of their schools. Some of their duties and responsibilities are delineated in state statutes. States and school districts have also set expectations for principals through their principal evaluation criteria and procedures. During the latter part of the twentieth century, as schools began to be held more accountable for the performance of their students on national and state assessments, the duties and responsibilities of principals changed. Principals became more responsible for teaching and learning in their schools. In particular, their duty to monitor instruction increased along with their responsibility to help teachers improve their teaching. With this change in responsibilities, principals discovered the need to more effectively evaluate instruction and assist teachers as they worked to improve their instructional techniques. The principal’s duty to improve the school instructional program is mandated by legislation in some states. Some state legislation requires the removal of principals when schools are classified as low performing (students do not meet achievement expectations) for a specified period of time.
As a part of the two years B.Ed. course internship programme, I am privileged to attend such internship programme which is much rewarding so far as gathering experience is concerned. The internship programme is very helpful way to deliver a real life experience in an academic institution. I got the chance as a teacher trainee at Tezpur Govt. Girls’ H.S. & M.P. School and therefore I am thankful to the Govt. CTE Tezpur authority.
General information of the school is as under-
Name of the School- Tezpur Govt. Girls’ H.S. & M.P. School
Address- Ward No. 6, Padumpukhuri, Tezpur.
Principal- Mrs. Bharati Das.
Name of Mentor- Mr. Bhupen Bordoloi.
Trainee’s Name- Dhananjoy Sutradhar
Roll No.- 20
Method Paper- English and Social Science.
Duration of Internship- 1st February, 2020 to 31st May, 2020.