Enhancing the pivotal role of the teachers by reworking the work culture of teacher training institutions with a goal to prepare committed and performing teachers

PM Narendra Modi Launches New Teacher Training Scheme.

December 26, 2014|Hindustan Times|Full Article

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday advocated introduction of a five-year training course after schooling for those aspiring to pursue a career in teaching and said the country should aim to export top-class teachers across the world.

Modi also launched a Rs 900-crore scheme "Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching", named after the BHU founder, whom the Modi government has decided to posthumously confer the Bharat Ratna.

Modi, who also launched Varanasi Mahotsava in this culturally-rich city, talked about the rich heritage of handicrafts and suggested that it could be given a fillip by involving technology.

Government launches special course for untrained teachers

Oct 03, 2017|Hindustan Times|Full Article

The highest number of applications has been received from Bihar with over 2.8 lakh candidates, followed by Uttar Prdaesh (1.95 lakh), Madhya Pradesh (1.91 lakh) and West Bengal (1.69 lakh).

Close to 15 lakh “untrained” teachers, including over 10 lakh from private schools, have enrolled for a training course by the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry.

A mobile application has also been developed to help teachers with clarifications. The course which began on Tuesday, will be spread over four semesters and will have a total of 1,080 lectures available in 10 languages.

An applicant must have scored a minimum of 50% in their class 12 examinations to apply for the course.

Untrained teachers get 2 years to qualify

JULY 21, 2017|The Hindu|Full Article

The Lok Sabha on Friday passed a Bill that offers untrained teachers teaching in schools time till March 31, 2019, to acquire B.El. Ed (Bachelor of Elementary Education) or D. El. Ed. (Diploma in Elementary Education) qualifications to hold their jobs as teachers.

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