About the College

About College

St. Teresa’s Institute of Education, a Christian Minority Educational Institution, is one of the pioneering colleges of teacher-education in Mumbai. It was established by the sisters of the Congregation of Carmelite Religious in 1973. The college offers teacher education to women and is the first Women’s college of Education, to be affiliated to the University of Mumbai. It works towards the lofty ideals of creating teachers who are competent and compassionate. The focus is on conscientious sensitization of student teachers to their call to be artisans who will fashion the future of society. The Institution works steadily towards its motto of ‘Excellence in Education’. The philosophy of the college is guided by the sublime principles of St. Teresa of Avila -the patron saint of the Carmelites and Mother Veronica- the foundress of the CCR Congregation.

College History

St. Teresa’s Institute of Education, a Christian Minority Educational Institution, is one of the pioneering colleges of teacher-education in Mumbai. It was established by the sisters of the Congregation of Carmelite Religious in 1973. The college offers teacher education to women and is the first Women’s college of Education, to be affiliated to the University of Mumbai. It works towards the lofty ideals of creating teachers who are competent and compassionate.

Meet our leaders

Sr. Clare D’souza.

Provincial Superior

Sr. Wilma Mendes

Chairperson/ Manager

Dr. Sr. Tanuja Waghmare

Principal Mumbai Province.

Our Vision

STIE stands for ....

" SENSITIVE TOLERANT INNOVATIVE EDUCATION"

Our Mission

“Emancipation, Empowerment and Enlightenment of teachers leading to Excellence in education.”

Core Values

  • Emancipation and Empowerment of women
  • Holistic development
  • Synergy with technology
  • Fostering a spirit of egalitarianism
  • Reflecting global perspectives in Education
  • Pursuit of excellence

Objectives

  • To provide professional training that would make teacher-trainees self-reliant.
  • To identify and channelize the latent potential in students to enhance their self-worth.
  • To nurture education of the head, heart and hand.
  • To preserve our national integrity and religious diversity based on the Christian convictions of tolerance, service and love.
  • To enhance the effectiveness of teaching and learning through the use of educational technology.
  • To reflect democratic values and social justice in encounters with life.
  • To sensitize the students on global values pertaining to environment protection and peace.
  • To update teaching-learning strategies with the ever changing theoretical and practical aspects of creative pedagogy and research.

Location

St. Teresa’s Institute of Education is situated at Santacruz (West), one of the popular suburbs of Mumbai. Being centrally and conveniently located on Swami Vivekanand Road, it is easily accessible to students by road as well as rail. There are also few hostels within its vicinity which provide accommodation for out-station students who may wish to avail of this facility.

Academic History (since 1973)

  • The college is NAAC Re-accredited in the year 2016 with ‘A’ 3 rd Cycle.
  • The college got its NCTE recognition on 31 st May 2015 for 2 unit 50 students
  • The college is NAAC Re-accredited in the year 2010 with ‘A’
  • The college started the D.Ed course in the year 2006.
  • The college is NAAC Re-accredited in the year 2003 with ‘B+’
  • The college got its NCTE recognition on 11th December 2000.
  • It received UGC recognition in 1987.
  • It got its permanent affiliation to the University of Mumbai in 1986.
  • The college was established in the year 1973.