Department of Education

Mission Statement

"To evolve as a centre of excellence in educational practices, innovations, and research, keeping in mind indigenous and global knowledge, and cultural and social systems thus preparing students through comprehensive teaching, learning, and experiential approaches thereby helping them become responsible lifelong learners for the transformation of their communities."

The Department started as a Centre of Education and has been offering a minor of 12 credits for undergraduate students and an elective for the postgraduate MSW students (with BSW background).


For Faculty

  1. To enhance the teaching- learning skills of the faculty
  2. To introduce and train faculty on University’s’ new policy related to teaching and learning
  3. To Conduct workshops on new trend and innovative teaching and learning practices
  4. To develop, prescribe and adopt new and relevant policy in Teaching and learning
  5. To develop format and tools on application of policy related to Teaching and learning
  6. To conduct research on teaching- learning relevant to Meghalaya and the Northeast both at the University and Community level
For Students

  1. To equip students with the knowledge , skills and attitude on the process of teaching-learning
  2. To engage and involve students in organizing community based project in educational institution and community
  3. To conduct research on teaching- learning relevant to Meghalaya and the Northeast

Subjects offered

Undergraduate (Minor)

  1. Basic Theoretical Concepts of Education- 4 credits
  2. Basic Elements in Teaching and Learning- 4 credits
  3. Policies, Issues and Sustainability in Education- 4 credits

Postgraduate (Elective)

Basics in Teaching and Learning- 4 credits

An 8-credit course content in Educational Pedagogy and Practices is now offered as one of the components in the PhD course work as per the New Education Policy.

The Centre also conducts teaching-learning workshops for all new faculty members joining the University and encourages faculty to earn the Certificate in Teaching and Learning. Besides, the Centre also conducts workshops in other institutions.

The Centre is currently implementing a community project at Sein Jaintia Morning School, Shillong under the Dr. Shyamprasad Research Fund. The Centre has the responsibility of identifying new trends in teaching-learning approaches and to put in practice new concepts as approved by the Academic Council of the University. These will be put into practice by first conducting workshops to orient and provide the necessary skills for application in the classroom. One example currently in progress is Self-Directed Learning.

Programs available:

Post Graduate Programs

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Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535437/6009602012

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Registrar: 9862035368
Deputy Registrar: 9862853164
Dean, Academics: 9615137874
Dean, Research: 8974599017