Centre Head, FIITJEE Study Centre, Noida shares his views on the teaching-learning pedagogy followed at the institute
Ideal education is one where one does not have to make choices: between academics and extracurricular activities; learning and remembering; and most importantly, between enjoying education and not being stressed by it.
Ideal teaching methodology is one with a holistic approach that is comprehensive so that there is no need of any supplementary support services. Where the goal is to enable a student deliver his best without getting stressed during the pursuit of a good performance. Where the extracurricular activities are in consonance with the overall objective of wholesome education – making students ready for global careers as well as enabling them to conduct their lives in a much desired, honest, ethical and truthful manner.
Total success of a student would be based on his active participation in a class by encouraging teacher-student questioning and interactive discussions. Making students imbibe the fundamental of subjects is of utmost importance that would enhance the overall logical thinking and IQ level of the child that is necessary for his overall personality development.
This is an era of cut throat competition where lakhs of students every year compete for the limited seats at Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for IITs and other renowned engineering institutes. In such case, they require exceptional guidance from specialised experts. There has to be a fair balance between theory and practice.
Students’ needs today are much different from what they were 20 years back, with competition increasing manifold. Given the limited amount of time and unlimited study material at their disposal, specialised mentors need to provide the right guidance on what to study, and where to give more attention.
conceptual knowledge of Science, Mathematics and other fields by analysing and understanding the day-to-day occurrences and phenomena from fundamental principles. This way they are able to naturally raise their IQ without stress of fear of failure which is necessary for competitions in entrance examinations as well as in life. Programmes need to be specially designed to hone the skills of students with unique teaching in class, pattern proof study material, regular quizzes and mock tests, followed by their test analysis to overcome their weak areas.
In order to provide right guidance to students, FIITJEE has a very stringent process of selecting their faculty who undergo strenuous training programme. The aim of the training is to ensure that each and every faculty member is absolutely thorough in his/her subject and proficient in all such activities which assist in imparting sound training to young aspirants preparing for various entrance examinations. Training is also aimed to imbibe FIITJEE’s culture, traditions, systems, values, ethics, mission and vision in the faculty members besides awareness of individual roles and responsibilities towards the organisation and related personal growth.
The need, today, is to build a conducive and stimulating learning environment that ensures the overall development of a student to help them blossom into ideal human beings.