BNV College of Education,
The BNV College of Teacher Education is located at Thiruvallam, renowned for the historic Sree Parasurama Temple that regally reigns with all its grandeur, on the banks of the tranquil Karamana River. Although the locale has recently been incorporated into the Corporation area limit, this part of the city proudly maintains the serene ambience of a hamlet, thanks to the pastoral aura that prevails all around.
The college offers M.Ed course that is affiliated to the Kerala University and approved by the National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE). The affiliation number is F.SRO/NCTE/M.Ed/2007-2008/14574. The course was inaugurated on the 25th of July by Dr. Sashi Tharoor, Honorable Minister of State for External Affairs. Click here for details on the inauguration ceremony.
B.Ed courses in six optional subjects namely English, Malayalam, Physical Science, Social Science, Mathematics and Commerce are also offered. The course is affiliated to the Kerala University and approved by the National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE). The total intake capacity is 100.
Every effort has been painstakingly undertaken to ensure that the norms specified by the NCTE are fulfilled All necessary infrastructure facilities, including a sprawling library with an array of the latest books and journals, a language laboratory with state of the art technology, well furnished Science and Work Experience laboratories, Educational Technology Lab and Computer lab are also set up. There are 7 laboratories, 6 classrooms. The library holds a collection of over 6000 books. Hostel facility is available.
The College offers excellent facilities to the students to create an ambience that promotes quality education.
The facilities include Auditorium, Canteen, College Bus, Computer Lab, E.T Lab, Internet and Email, Language Lab, P.T Ground Parking area, Photostat, Psychology Lab, Public Telephone and Fax, Library, Science Lab, Seminar halls, Social Science Lab, Sports & Games room, Waiting rooms and Work Experience room.
The college lays emphasis on providing opportunities for the students to develop their extra-curricular activities. Various groups like the English club, Malayalam Club, Commerce club, Social Science club, Arts club, Woman’s’ guild, Human rights forum, Environmental protection guild, Film club, Technology forum, Sports & Health club are active in the campus
The BNV Trust based at Thiruvallam, Thiruvananthapuram has been forefront in providing education, healthcare and community services in the locale. The Trust manages a host of educational institutions rights from pre-primary to post-graduation levels.
The founding father of the Trust was The Late Shri. Thiruvallom N Atchuthan Nair. Born as the third son of The Late B. Narayana Pillai and Janaki Amma, he was a visionary and a freedom fighter. His vision put the way forward into developing services for the community. It was a humble beginning with a Malayalam medium middle school. It was later upgraded as a high school, and started off with just 24 students. The institutions have flourished under his guidance and more than two thousand students are now imparted education.
Smt. Easwari Amma, wife of Shri. Thiruvallam N Atchuthan Nair currently chairs the BNV Trust. She has been a stanch supporter of her husbands’ principles and actively devotes much of her time in serving the community.