According to the latest news in the education sector of the country, the existing two-year Bachelor of Education will be changed for a four year integrated teacher training programme. This course is necessary for all those aspiring to enter the education sector of the country as teachers who will be building the future by teaching school children.
The four-year integrated BA-BEd and BSc-BEd course or the four-year integrated teacher training programme will have a revised syllabus and the Human Resources and Development Ministry has asked the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) to start working on the project.
The finance minister, Arun Jaitley has already announced the four-year integrated teacher training programme in the speech he made while presenting the budget for the year 2018.
If the reports from National Council for Teacher Education are to be believed then this change was made to ensure the quality of propagators of education in the country. This move will ensure that candidates who are serious about teaching, only they opt for the course. The organization wants it to be like a proper BTech or MBBS program to ensure the seriousness of the candidates applying for it.
The ministry wants the teacher training course to be like the BTech or MBBS programme. There should be only Integrated BA- BEd and BSc- BEd courses so that serious students join, ” Was the statement of an official from National Council for Teacher Education.
Anyone who has completed their education till standard twelve is eligible for this course. People can apply for it immediately after completing their intermediate education.
One can apply for the four-year integrated teacher training programme by visiting the site of the National Council for Teacher Education, the link to which is ncte-india.org/. The syllabus and other information about the course can be obtained at the site as well.
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