A Peer Reviewed Interdisciplinary Journal

Open Access E Journal

e ISSN No. 2583-357X (Online)

About the Institution

St. Xavier's Institute of Education is the oldest Government aided, Christian minority Teacher Education College for the course of B.Ed., affiliated to the University of Mumbai and recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education (N.C.T.E.). and is accredited by the National Accreditation Assessment Council (NAAC) with an ‘A’ grade. Besides, it has various courses and extension services for students, teachers and the society. The Institute has completed 68 years as a Teacher Education College par excellence, with alumni ranging from Principals of various colleges, a Vice Chancellor of Mumbai University and Heads of Department of Education.

The two main programs of the Institute are the Ph.D. program and the present two year CBCS B.Ed. Program. The B.Ed. Program is affiliated to the University of Mumbai and follows the syllabus and guidelines of the University. At the same time the Institute has value added programs like research enrichment program, curriculum enrichment, community work enrichment program. The Institute has research cell which promotes research activities throughout the year. The library is equipped with research thesis, journals and has a section for Ph.D. guidance and reference.

The Institute organises various conferences, seminars , webinars on topical and contemporary concerns in education and other related fields. The proceedings are published in the reputed journals, books and on the Institutional website. The students too are encouraged to take lead and conduct student resource sharing and student research presentations. The Institute carries out  small-scale research work on the community related themes so as to contribute to the social cause.  The different cell and club activities cater to multiple areas concerned with the community and topical concerns going beyond teacher education. The other programs like certificate courses, consultancy initiatives and short term courses are also conducted which span to inter-disciplinary, multi-disciplinary areas. The Institute has ongoing MoUs, linkages and networking  with different colleges of higher education and community centres.

The Institute aims at imparting Quality Teacher Education and all round development. The College stands for academic excellence and the development of skills, and strives after character formation based on the love of God and the service of man. The ethos of the institute reflects its theme of Building a Hope-filled Future which aims at preparing competent men and women of conscience, care and compassion. The Institute as it ascends into the new venture of developing its own e-journal ensures to integrate the  essence of the Institute in promoting the current educational and research themes. 


"Joyous, Creative Teacher Education "


" To Provide Quality Education For Empowerment and Enlightenment To create a just and Humane Society and Strive to build a World of Faith, Freedom and Fellowship For God's Greater Glory "

Our Core Values: MAGIS(Greater and More), Cura Personalis (Care of each person), Ad Majorem De Gloriam (For the Greater Glory of God), Forming Men and Women for others.

About the e-Journal

The e-journal “XAVIERIAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE”, is published by “St. Xavier’s Institute of Education” is Peer Reviewed Interdisciplinary Open Access Journal. The name of the journal exuberates the institution’s commitment to encouraging innovations in educational practice which can bring transformation and enhance progressive thinking.

The journal aims to corroborate multiple perspectives and innovations in different contexts, leading to collaborative learning and networking. The understanding of how educational practice can be understood for maximising the outcomes of learning is the main thrust of the journal.

The e-Journal is a bi-annual journal and encourages authors to publish their conceptual as well as research articles in the journal. The e-journal will review and publish conceptual papers, research papers, case studies, analytical papers, book reviews, critical views on policies and any other of educational interest.

The e-journal provides a platform for teachers in Higher Education, student teachers, researchers and all those interested in novel educational practices and making them more student-centric in nature. The e-journal provides updates on the current research trends in different disciplines as well as conceptual articles with innovative ideas. The quality of the articles will be assessed by a (double-blind)peer review. The peer reviewers as well as the members of the Editorial Board constitute a group of eminent persons in Education and the institute will have the right to decide the members in these teams. The publication will be a resource for all those striving to carry out innovations in the field of Education. 

E-Journal details

Title of the Journal :  XAVIERIAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE -  A Peer Reviewed Interdisciplinary Journal.

Frequency : Biannual

e ISSN No. : 2583-357X (Online)

Subscription : Open Access e-journal 

Publisher : St.Xavier’s Institute of Education, Mumbai

Place: 40 A , New Marine Lines, Opp.State Bank of India, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India 400 020

Editor in Chief : Dr.Andrea Coutinho

Copyright : Open Access CC BY 4.0

Starting year : 2022

First Published : March 2022

Subject : Education - Interdisciplinary

Medium of Language : English

Mode of publication : e-journal Biannual

Contact email : sxiejournal@sxie.in

Phone No. : 022 22014666

Website : www.sxie.info

Specific Url to XJEP: https://ww2.sxie.info/xjep-open-access-journal

Cover Design : Sheetal's Design, Goregaon (W), Mumbai 400 104


The views and opinions expressed in the articles in this edition of “XAVIERIAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE” are those of the authors. None of the contributors, sponsors, administrators, or anyone associated with the journal in any way whatsoever can be held responsible for the appearance of incorrect or libellous information.

Editorial Board

Fr. Dr. Arul John Bosco S J

Manager (Patron)

St.Xavier's Institute of Education Society

Mumbai, India 400 020


Editorial Board Members

Dr Andrea Coutinho


St. Xavier’s Institute of Education (Autonomous)

Mumbai, India 400 020

Dr. Bijoy K Thomas

Associate Professor & Ph.D. Guide (Managing Editor)

St. Xavier’s Institute of Education

Mumbai, India 400 020



Dr. Vini Sebastian

Professor & Ph.D. Guide (Associate Editor)

Principal In-Charge

St. Xavier’s Institute of Education

Mumbai, India 400 020



Prof. Shadab Paloji

Professor (Associate Editor)

St. Xavier’s Institute of Education

Mumbai, India 400 020


Dr. Kalpana Chavan

Assistant Professor, (Associate Editor)

IQAC Coordinator

St. Xavier’s Institute of Education

Mumbai, India 400 020


Dr. Karuna Gokarna

Vice Principal (Editorial Board Member)

St. Xavier’s College,(Autonomous),

Mumbai, India  400 001


Institutional Profile


Dr. Charlotte Simpson-Veigas

Vice-Principal : Education (Editorial Board Member)

Associate Professor

St. Xaviers College (Autonomous)

Kolkata, India 700016


Profile / Institutional Profile

Dr Margaret Downes

Professor Emeritus (Editorial Board Member)

University of North Carolina, 

Ashville, USA, NC 28804

pegdownes@gmail.com  / downes@unca.edu 

Institutional Profile