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4)  Comment upon state of teachers training and education in India. What according to you are the reasons for poor quality of teachers training? Discuss the recent policy initiatives taken in this direction. (250 words)

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4)  Comment upon state of teachers training and education in India. What according to you are the reasons for poor quality of teachers training? Discuss the recent policy initiatives taken in this direction. (250 words)

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Why this question: 

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) launched the National Initiative for School Heads’ and Teachers’ Holistic Advancements (NISHTHA) recently, which is aimed at training over 42 lakh teachers across the country.

Demand of the question:

The answer must evaluate in detail the current conditions of teacher training and education in India. One must discuss the reasons for poor quality of teacher training and suggest solutions.

Directive word: 

DiscussThis is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction

In brief discuss the significance of teachers training and quote some relevant facts.

Body

Discuss the reasons for poor quality of teachers training –

  • For years, certain institutions which impart teacher training courses have failed to get the necessary recognition from the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).
  • The future of those who graduate from such institutions, which are funded by the Central/ State government or Union Territory administration concerned, has been in jeopardy.
  • Certain institutions failed to obtain recognition and permission from the Council, though they continued to admit students for teacher education and training courses.
  • Irrelevant licensing and privatization of Teachers Education Institutes leading to low quality training of teachers.
  • Huge number of TEIs being either corrupt or dysfunctional.
  • Increasing number of teachers with substandard training because of lack of faculty in TEIs.

Then explain the importance of teacher training, explain recent initiatives taken in this direction etc.

Conclusion 

Conclude with significance of teacher training.

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