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2) Quality of teachers play a pivotal role in minimising the dropout rates in the schools. Suggest measures to reform the teacher education system in the country.(250 words)

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2) Quality of teachers play a pivotal role in minimising the dropout rates in the schools. Suggest measures to reform the teacher education system in the country.(250 words)

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Why this question:

The question intends to examine the role played by teachers in curtailing the drop out rates in the schools of the country.

Key demand of the question:

One must discuss the importance of teachers, their quality and impact on controlling the dropout rates.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

In short provide for some related facts that signify the link between quality of teachers and the respective effect in the dropout rates in schools.

Body:

Explain that quality of teachers is an essential foundation of a good education system.

Discuss the significance of teacher training – The best route for teachers to go from local to global, especially in pre-service training phase, is to enroll in skill development programmes such as global best practices, research, international curriculum, and performance measurements. They also need to acquire bi-lingual proficiency, especially in a foreign language. The government needs to introduce tests such as the CAT, harmonized across the country at national and state levels, as well as familiarize teachers with international cultures and cultural sensitivities training.

Relate with recent policies in direction and examples of arrest in dropout rates associated with increase in quality of teachers.

Conclusion:

Conclude with way forward.

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