MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MoU)
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, VINAYA BHAVANA, VISVA-BHARATI,
SANTINIKETAN, BIRBHUM, WEST BENGAL
RAMAKRISHNA MISSION SIKSHANAMANDIRA (COLLEGE OF TECAHER EDUCATION),
BELUR MATH, HOWRAH, WEST BENGAL
PURPOSE & SCOPE
The purpose of this MoU is to bring two great institutions of learning together that are creatively and earnestly engaged in promoting ‘Human Excellence’ and ‘Social Welfare’ by way of Educational Innovations, Value based Teaching and Learning, Professional Training of Teachers , Research and Development and Extension Programme Activities.
The Education department of Vinaya Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, an institute of National Importance, bears the direct legacy of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore. The very origin of this department was aimed towards spreading out Gurudev’s pioneering ideas on education. Vinaya Bhavana continues to be the torch bearer of Tagore’s philosophy of education.
Ramakrishna Mission Sikshanamandira, Belur Math, Howrah, a Post-Graduate Autonomous College under the University of Calcutta, on the other hand, currently imparts B.Ed, M.Ed and M.Phil degrees in Education and is actively engaged in propagating and giving shape to Swami Vivekananda’s ideas and ideals on Education.
Both this institutions are deeply embedded in the glorious philosophical traditions of this country, streams that owe their origin to the same boundless knowledge of our ancient civilization. A confluence of these two streams bears an immense potential towards re-flourishing the granary of knowledge and fulfilling India’s commitment to the world at large.
PROGRAMME / ACTIVITIES TO BE UNDERTAKEN
• Faculty Exchange
• Student Exchange
• Educational Innovation
• Joint Organization of International / National/ State Level Seminar/ Workshop/ Conference
• Collaborative Research & Project Work
• Orientation & Refresher Courses
• Development of Value Education Modules
• Spiritual & Cultural Retreat