A Case Study of Teacher Education Program in Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University Nanded

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A CASE STUDY OF TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM IN SWAMI RAMANAND TEERTH MARATHWADA UNIVERSITY NANDED

Dr. B.M. Gore*, Dr. V.N. Patil**, M. M. Joshi ***
* Dean, Faculty of Education, SRTM University, Nanded
** Director, School of Educational Sciences, SRTM University, Nanded *** Lecturer, School of Educational Sciences, SRTM University, Nanded
Abstract:
Teacher education refers to the policies and procedures designed to equip prospective teachers with the knowledge, attitudes, behaviours and skills they require to perform their tasks effectively in the classroom, school and wider community. Teacher Education programme varies from university to university. Considering the norms of NCTE, UGC and SCERT the teacher education programs are formed. This paper is a focus towards teacher education in Marathwada region with exclusive references to Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University.

INTRODUCTION
Teacher education refers to the policies and procedures designed to equip prospective teachers with the knowledge, attitudes, behaviours and skills they require to perform their tasks effectively in the classroom, school and wider community. Continuous efforts are being made to improve quality of teacher training to ensure high standard in teacher effectiveness. The efforts for improving quality of teachers are also never ending. The task is important, huge and continuous. As a sequel to NPE 1986, some teacher training institutions have been upgraded. Teacher education is often divided into:

Pre-service teacher education (a pre-service course before entering the classroom as a fully responsible teacher); •Faculty development or continuing professional development (CPD) (an in-service process for practicing teachers). The vitality and role of teacher education in quality assurance is recognised by all...
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