St. Xavier's College of Education Alumni Association is another supportive pillar of the college and link between the former students and the Alma Mater. The students are registered as the life members of the association, when they complete the courses. The members are encouraged, through this association, to live and spread the Jesuit values and to cooperate with various activities of the college. A lot of outreach programmes and common celebrations are organized; Apart from the general body meeting, periodical meetings are held as and when the situation arises to participate in the development of the college. Current students are also involved in the activities of the association.read more
From the Desk of Director, Alumni/ae Association, St. Xavier’s College of Education (Autonomous), Palayamkottai
The Jesuits of Jesuit Madurai Province found the need for training the youth in the then southern most districts of Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari the art of teacher training from 1950.
Jesuits over the years i.e., past 70 years worked hard and systematically to build this teacher training institute to make it a College of Education. This college of education offered B.Ed. to 30 students in 1950 and increased the strength of B.Ed. students to 100 in 1966-1967 and began M.Ed. programme in 1969-1970.
As St. Xavier’s Teacher Training Institute was rechristened as St. Xavier’s College of Education in 1963, this teacher training institute has grown from strength to strength. One of the reasons for its quality and excellence in our alumni/ae who functioned well in various capacities in High Schools, Higher Secondary Schools and Colleges of Education, as alumini/ae are the colourful feathers added to the cap of St. Xavier’s College of Education. We are happy and proud to state you are the cause for the “growth and Development of St. Xavier’s College of Education”. Hence, we the Jesuit Management and the Executive Committee of St. Xavier’s College of Education, are proud to inform you in 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 our alumni/ae received the Tamil Nadu Best Teacher awards. They are in 2016-2017, namely Mr. V. Titus John Bosco, Headmaster, Jawahar Government High School, Tirunelveli Town. In 2017-2018, Mr. Karunakaran, Teacher, St. Michael’s Higher Secondary School, Rs Mangalam, Ramnad District. In 2018-2019, 1.Rev. Sr. Dr. Pushpa Ranjitham CIC, Headmistress, Amali Girls Hr. Sec. School, Irudayakulam, V.K. Puram and 2. Rev. Dr. I. Madhalaimuthu, SHJ, Headmaster, St. Aloysius Hr. Sec. School, Royappanpatti. In 2019-2020 1.Mr. Babu Christopher, P.G. Assistant in Mathematics, St. Joseph’s Hr. Sec. School, Chengalpattu 2. Mr. G. Sekar, Headmaster, Government Hr. Sec. School, Veppalodai, Thoothukudi, 3. Mr. A.Anbuvanan, Headmaster, Dhanalakshmi Hr. Sec. School, Chennai 4. Mr. A. Peter Lemayu, Headmaster, Government Hr. Sec. School, Chathanur 5. Mr. C. Jothimanirajan, Headmaster, Government Hr. Sec. School, Virudhunagar, 6. Mr. M. Arul Rajan, P.G. Assistant, Carmel Hr. Sec. School, Nagercoil and 7. Dr. V. Sindhya, Asst. Professor, Department of Education, University of Kerala awarded the best teacher educator by National Council for Teacher Education, New Delhi.
We congratulate them for their achievements and for their sustained commitment to teaching and learning and extension activities in the schools and college.
We wish them that they achieve many more laurels and encourage their colleagues and juniors to get such laurels. These achievements of our alumni/ae are adding feathers into academic and administrative cap of St. Xavier’s College of Education.
We look forward to our alumni/ae to come and motivate the Prospective Teachers of our college.
We also invite you to actively participate in the website of our college by sending information of alumni/ae about their promotion namely doctorate, or Headmaster/Headmistress, Professors, Principals or any other assignment in overseas, or as government officials like uniform service, legal service and political leaders, orators, etc..
We are proud to state our alumni/ae are in all walks of life. Therefore SXCE is educating its students to be prepared for all types of roles in and outside their educational institutions to become men and women for others.