Overview of D.El.Ed Course Under SCERT
The role of Teachers in attaining Universal Elementary Education (UEE) has been accepted since the inception of our Republic. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009, which represents the consequential legislation envisaged under Article 21-A, means that every child has a right to elementary education of satisfactory and equitable quality. It provides for the appointment of appropriately trained teachers, i.e. teachers with the requisite entry and academic qualifications.
Teacher education is all about Teacher Education Institutions preparing teachers who in turn teach, involving pupils in a student-driven classroom. Teacher education is more important today than it has been in the previous century.
SCERT, Assam has been continuously involved in the improvement of quality school education and teacher education of the state since its inception. SCERT Assam is conducting 2 - years D.El.Ed. course through Regular/Face to Face mode to make teachers professionally competent and bringing quality to education.
At present the D. El. Ed course under SCERT, Assam is running on-
The salient features of imparting this course are: