The Teacher Education Policy in India has evolved over time and is based on recommendations contained in various Reports of Committees/Commissions on Education, the important ones being the Kothari Commission (1966), the Chattopadyay Committee (1985), the National Policy on Education (NPE 1986/92), Acharya Ramamurthi Committee (1990), Yashpal Committee (1993), and the National Curriculum Framework (NCF, 2005). The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009, which became operational from 1st April, 2010, has important implications for teacher education in the country.
Our customized teacher training programmes focus on improving the quality of teaching and learning in schools, so that greater numbers of students achieve increasing levels of proficiency in the core academic subjects of English, Mathematics and Science, the objectives are :
While effective student learning will always be the focus of successful teaching, the nature of what is to be learnt, the best ways of learning and the needs of students are continually evolving. Thus likely areas for professional training will include :