Community Service and Rural Camp

St. Xavier's Institute of Education is a Christian college established and administered by the Jesuits Mumbai Province of the Society of Jesus. Its mission is to educate people living not only in the urban cities but also in the rural areas of Maharashtra. One of the pioneering Institution of Teacher Education, it collaborates with the Jesuit institutions in remote areas to accomplish the mission of the Jesuits of spreading education to all. SXIE perceives teachers as change agents and strives towards building up teachers with strong sense of social responsibility, compassion and service mindedness. That is reflected in its community outreach activities and the centers chosen to render this service. The students undertake community work at the following centers :

 The programme was conducted in the following manner 

Rura centers

Prior to conducting the rural camp, letters of information were sent to the camps and some letters were e-mailed to the camp in-charges. Along with the letters, SMS were sent to the organisations conducting the camp. A data sheet too was attached with the letter seeking suitable dates, number of students and other information regarding the camp. Some camps were telephonically informed about the camp too. After permission was obtained from the organisations, information was either gathered by reply to the e-mail or mailed back to the Institution. The Staff-in-charges and students discussed about the dates and students were allotted a camp in a lecture period.

The Staff-in-charges were updated regarding the organisations requirements of the camp. A certificate was given to each student on completion of the rural camp. An assembly slot was given to each group to share their reflections of the rural camp. The students were asked to write down the reflections regarding the rural camp each day on sheets of paper on a format given to the students by the Institution. The students during the assembly slot reflected positively towards the Rural Internship and had an enriching experience which they will cherish for a long time.

Extension Activities 2021-22

Donation Drive 

Project Mumbai - Green Warrior

Community Service Report 

Dhan Gyan: A Financial Literacy for an Empowered Nation 

Extension Activities 2020-21

Community work Report 2020-21

Grouping of the students

Swachhatha Action Plan - MGNCRE

Extension Activities 2019-20

Detailed Report of Community and Rural Camp

Report of Community Service F.Y.B.Ed.

Report of Rural Camp : Centre – Gnanmata Sadan, Talasari

Extension Activities 2017-18

One week Community Service (12th December, 2017 to 16th December, 2017). The two year B.Ed program requires students to complete one week community service program The community service programme was planned from 12th December to 16th December, 2017.

Click here for more details

Extension Activities 2016-17

Rural camp was an inseparable activity of SXIE. As in the previous year, the institution gave the opportunity to the first year students to visit the various rural camp centres to experience the rural setup. The rural camp was scheduled from 5th to 9th December, 2016. The students were divided into three groups which were Ashaghad, Tara and Uplat.  Students visited and stayed there for a week to understand the socio cultural and economic context of the rural people. Various subjects such as English, History, Maths and Science were taught to the students belonging to that area.

Visit to community Centres - This academic year as a part of the co-curricular activities, the students visited various community centres that included Home for the aged and Home for the disadvantaged. This year a social outreach programme to various centres was arranged by the Institution to try and spread peace and joy. On 21st of December 2016, the student teachers and faculty visited different centres. Students organised multicultural activities at the centres. The different centres visited by the student teachers included places like; Ashadan, Navjyoti, St. Catherine’s (Andheri), Shishubhavan and St. Teresa’a (Santacruz).


Literacy Awareness at Municipal Schools