2018, Vol. 3 Issue 2, Part I
Issues and challenges of teacher education in India
AUTHOR(S): Shabina Akhter and Tahir Rasool Mir
Education is the key for development of any nation and it depends on the quality of teachers. Knowledge, dedication, quality, professional commitment and motivation of teachers are the factors responsible for quality education and learner achievement. Producing such teachers is a major challenge for governments across the globe today. With the ever increasing amount of knowledge today, teacher’s job has been more challenging in the light of new pedagogical and psychological theories, philosophy, sociology and globalization. Well planned and imaginative Teacher education programmes are required today. Teacher education programme has to be critiqued, studied, reformed, rethought and reoriented today. Improvement in teacher education is a 3 dimensional task. It’s a challenge for every nation to provide well prepared and effective teachers; it is an area of concern for degrading values and questions about purpose and goals of education for society; and it is a research problem involving educational issues, concerns, questions and conditions. In India, during the quest of this reforming and restructuring and in the light of various policy papers and documents like- Kothari commission report (1964-66), Acharya Rammurti Samiti Report (1990), NCF (2005), National knowledge commission report, NCTE regulations 2009, Right to education act 2009, NCTEF (2010) etc., the Teacher education curriculum and regulations have witnessed a paradigm shift in recent years. However some of the problems have also been there like updated curriculum, duration and quality of internship, in-service teacher education, lack of practical aspects and teacher education through distance mode are debatable issues. This paper deals with some policies, problems and proposed suggestions for teacher education.
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How to cite this article:
Shabina Akhter, Tahir Rasool Mir. Issues and challenges of teacher education in India. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(2):573-576.