The Department of Education was established in the year 2008 with a mission to train Student-teachers with excellent professional skill and provide effective research programme in Education and foster efficient Doctoral research scholars.
The Department has been offering a distance mode B.Ed 2 year Programme and full-time & Part time Ph. D in Education.
The Department comprises One Associate Professor and Six Assistant Professors. Keins College Education, Valliyoor, St.John’s College of Education, Veeravanallur, Ponjesly College of Education, Nagercoil, Kamaraj College of Education, Pazhavilai and
Rev. John Thomas College of Education, Meignanapuram are the five approved Study Centre’s to conduct the B.Ed classes under MoU. The Department Library has a collection of 3000 books dealing with subjects related to the filed of Education.
The faculty members of the department are highly qualified researchers and the department has a good number of externally funded research projects and fellowship granted by funding agencies including UGC and ICSSR etc.
The Department of Education has been engaged in research in the areas of Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Teacher Education, School Education, Sociological Aspects of Education and Special Education. 32 full-time and Part-time
research scholars are doing for Ph.D and they are supported by Senior Research Fellowship, Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship and ICSSR Fellowship under the supervision of the faculty members.