Mahatma Gandhi University,Priyadarsini Hills P O,
Kottayam-686560.Tl:0481-2731042, e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



The School of Pedagogical Sciences started functioning in 1992 with a view to facilitate systematic learning from teaching contexts and professional development. School of Pedagogical Sciences intends to promote a global perspective of education placing new demands on learning, envisaging a wide spectrum of cognitive and reflective empowerment to students and to develop uniquely suited teacher education to attain a level of excellence. Transforming teacher education into an enterprise that is grounded in research, revolving around continuous assessment of learning, and making decisions driven by evidences to enable them to strive academically and evolve themselves as full-fledged teachers.


• PhD, MPhil, MEd, BEd (self financing)
• The twelve University Colleges of Teacher Education at Paipad, Thottakadu, Pathanamthitta, Kudamaloor, Thripunithura, Kanjirappally, Muvattupuzha, Nedumkandam, Thodupuzha, Vaikom, Erattupetta and Kumily are functioning under the academic administration of the School. Altogether 160 Teacher Educators are working in these Centres. The BEd degree programme is run on self-financing mode. These Centres cater to the academic requirements of over 2000 aspiring teachers.

The School ensures effective group functioning in different contexts for learning and ascertains teacher involvement wherever necessary. The School offers a wide spectrum of electives like Environmental Education, Higher Education, Special Education, Teacher Education, Curriculum Development, Techniques of Test Construction and Evaluation, Early childhood and Elementary Education, Educational Administration Planning and Finance, Educational Technology, Economics of Education, Guidance and Counselling, Non-formal Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Social Science Education, Language Education, (Arabic, Malayalam, English, Sanskrit and Hindi), Commerce Education, along with core subjects like Theoretical Foundations of Education, Methods of Educational Research, Statistics, Advanced Educational Psychology, with due emphasis to Information Technology. School of Pedagogical Sciences envisages to evolve itself into a Centre of excellence with around 15 specialized branches under it.