St. Xavier's Institute of Education
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.). Besides, it has various courses and extension services for students, teachers and the society. St.Xavier's Institute of Education is a Christian minority College, established and administered by the Jesuit Mumbai Province of the Society of Jesus. The College is under the religious jurisdiction of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Mumbai.
Before the Institute came to be located in the present premises at Churchgate, it started out in the premises of St.Xavier's College in June 1953. In 1953, when the Institute was granted affiliation to Bombay University, Fr. Angel Solagran started the B.Ed. Degree Course. He was the architect and founder of SXIE and SXBA and its first Superior and Principal. In 1955, it took over the Dip. Ed. Course from St. Xavier's College and for a long time was the only college affiliated to the Bombay University to run this course, till its discontinuance by the University in 1977.
The B.Ed Degree Course is a full time two–year Course. It combines theory with practicals and includes regular lectures, practice teaching, lesson observation, community work, internship programme, preparation of instructional materials & teaching aids and project work. computer literacy, physical fitness, emotional health and the use of educational technology are also included.
The College has completed 67 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 College 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. It seeks to educate citizens distinguished for their integrated development and sincere commitment to God and country, leading lives that are socially meaningful.
St. Xavier’s Boys’ Academy is a Jesuit School established in June,1957. It is one of the education units of the Trust of St.Xavier’s Institute of Education Society, which also runs the SXIE (B.Ed College).
This is an unaided private SSC Board English medium school with students enrolled from K.G Section to Std.10.
Jesuit education has a special character. It is inspired by the vision of man drawn from the life and teachings of Jesus Christ based on the principles of character formation elaborated by St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus.
The goals and aspirations of St. Xavier's Boys' Academy are inspired by the lives and teachings of St. Francis Xavier and St. Ignatius of Loyola.
THE CORE PURPOSE OF ST. XAVIER'S BOYS' ACADEMY
To strive to form students of human excellence which goes far beyond academic excellence and implies reaching out and building a humane community.
CORE VALUES OF ST. XAVIER'S BOYS' ACADEMY
Values and Discipline
High Calibre Staff
Personalised attention and Counselling services
Co and extra curricular activities
Social awareness and reaching out to the underprivileged