NCTE to Recruit New Chairperson, Apply by Feb 15, 2013

The National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), a statutory body of the Government of  India,  is  mandated  to  achieve  planned  and  coordinated  development  of  teacher education throughout the country. Applications are invited from eligible persons for filling up the post of Chairperson, NCTE on deputation (including short term contract) basis. The post  of  Chairperson,  NCTE  … Read moreNCTE to Recruit New Chairperson, Apply by Feb 15, 2013

NCTE not to Approve New Teacher Training Collages in 8 States for 2013-14

NCTE, National Council for Teacher Education will not approve any new teacher training collage or institutes (other than minority institutes) in the session 2013-2014 including additional intake / increase in seats to existing recognized courses in these states. 1. Andhra Pradesh : D.El.Ed., B.Ed., HPT,  UPT 2. Chhatisgarh :  B.Ed., M.Ed. 3. Goa : D.El.Ed. … Read moreNCTE not to Approve New Teacher Training Collages in 8 States for 2013-14

UP TET Application Form and Syllabus 2011

Office of the Secretary, Secondary Education Council, Uttar Pradesh, and Allahabad issued a notification regarding conduct of Teacher Eligibility Test – Uttar Pradesh (UP-TET).  The candidates are required to fill OMR which can be taken from designated branches of Punjab National Bank. Last Date :- 18th October, 2011 UPTET 2011 will be organized on 13th November, 2011. … Read moreUP TET Application Form and Syllabus 2011

National body for controlling teachers largely welcomed

With the passage of a teacherseducation council bill, parliament has again created a national body to regulate teachers. Most educationists feel an all-controlling organization will maintain the same standard of learning across the country but some are sceptical of the legislation’s practicability. Under the National Council of Teachers Education (Amendment) Bill, 2010, the power of … Read moreNational body for controlling teachers largely welcomed

Govt takes over National Council for Teacher Education

In a swift operation, the HRD ministry on Thursday night superseded the National Council for Teacher Education for six months through a gazette notification. The ministry had recently issued a show cause notice to the Council about the large scale irregularities in the grant of recognition to teacher training institutes. All members of the NCTE … Read moreGovt takes over National Council for Teacher Education

Haryana Government Worried Because of Mushrooming Private BEd Colleges in Haryana

In Haryana, mushrooming private BEd colleges have created a menace with ongoing malpractices in these institutes. The worried state government has written to the HRD Ministry asking to rein in approvals to these colleges. Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda while writing to Kapil Sbal has informed that mushrooming of these colleges has resulted in … Read moreHaryana Government Worried Because of Mushrooming Private BEd Colleges in Haryana

IGNOU Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme

The B.Ed. Programme offered by IGNOU is an innovative programme utilizing self instructional materials and information technology along with interactive personal contact programmes. The programme is essentially a judicious mix of theoretical and practical courses to develop in practicing teacher’s appropriate knowledge, skills, understanding and attitudes. The B.Ed. Programme of IGNOU is recognized by the … Read moreIGNOU Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme

National Council for Teacher Education may be superseded

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, taking note of complaints and representations against the functioning of the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), has decided to supersede the Council and issued a show cause notice seeking its response. The notice, issued under Section 30 (1) of the NCTE Act, 1993, expressed grave concern over the … Read moreNational Council for Teacher Education may be superseded

Pune university increases affiliation charges by 50%

In Pune Academic organisations planning to start new college(s), course(s) or seek renewal of their existing affiliation to the University of Pune (UoP will have to pay 50% more than the prevailing affiliation charges, effective from academic year 2011-12.   the UoP’s academic council gave its nod to a 50% hike in the varsity’s affiliation charges. … Read morePune university increases affiliation charges by 50%

Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) is Now Compulsory

Having a BEd degree will no longer be enough to become a school teacher. Aspirants will now have to clear an eligibility test with at least 60% to be able to teach at any private or government school. The Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) will be conducted once a year, separately by the state governments and … Read moreTeacher Eligibility Test (TET) is Now Compulsory