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Government College of Teachers Education, Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram is the only Government College of Teacher Education in Southern Kerala. The College is affiliated to the University of Kerala and comes under the administrative control of Department of Higher Education and Collegiate Education, Government of Kerala. The Principal and Faculty are members of many Governing and Academic bodies of Universities in Kerala, SCERT, DIETs, VHSE, KLSMA, SRC and several other Professional Organizations. Faculty members regularly interact with these institutions by extending resource support and undertaking consultancies. The Government High School in the Campus is the laboratory school. About 20 to 25 schools are selected annually as practicing schools depending on the requirements of student teachers. Conferences of practice teaching school heads are convened every year for the smooth organization of the program. Evaluation Performa are circulated among concerned school teachers for assessing student teaching. The student teachers are directed to take individual as well as shared teaching sessions in the school. Faculty members visit at least 3 classes of each student teacher and discuss the progress of teaching with school supervisors. The institution keeps a cordial relationship with all the practice teaching schools. The College has taken up many measures for the welfare of academic community and the society as a whole. The institution is getting commendable support from PTA, Alumni, Professional Organizations and other Teacher Education Institutions for its programs at institutional and community levels. The college has organized a number of National and Regional Seminars, Conferences and Workshops for disseminating new trends in education among all its stakeholders. Moreover we are publishing a Research Journal in Education regularly since January 2006, which is already approved by different universities in Kerala. A number of community projects have been initiated by our students every year. The activities of the college are organized and monitored by the Academic Council on the basis of well laid out Academic Calendar. The college reaccredited by NAAC with A Grade in 2016.