The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) launched the Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT). One of the main objectives of this mission is to facilitate teacher training by constituting Teaching Learning Centres in various institutions of higher education in our country.
The Teaching Learning Centres (TLCs) are mandated to promote continuously the learning of new pedagogical practices.
The methodology of forming discipline-specific curricula, and creating new learning materials (including e-content) for use by the teachers in colleges and postgraduate departments. Ramanujan College, University of Delhi, was awarded Teaching Learning Centre (TLC) under the PMMMNMTT scheme of the Ministry of HRD in the year 2017.
TLC, Ramanujan College has been instrumental in assisting the faculty in capacity building for curriculum designing, scientific assessment and evaluation, and the development of innovative academic programs to strengthen the inclusive nature of higher education. We also make efforts to reach out to teachers teaching in regionally disadvantaged locations.
TLC Ramanujan College emphasizes the need to change the role and workings of a teacher from a mere disseminator of information and knowledge to the one who helps students to develop critical, analytical skills, capabilities to generate information, the ability to reason and to empower themselves through open sources and globally oriented digitalized self-learning processes.
TLC, Ramanujan College offers Faculty Induction Programs (FIPs) for newly recruited faculty and Faculty Development Programs (FDPs) for teachers with experience who wish to update their field ofknowledge, expertise, and skill with the latest available research, resources, and technology.
In the FDPs, we give particular emphasis to inter and cross-disciplinary methodologies of study.