Pre- Service Teacher Education and Training ( PSTE)

Posted on November 6, 2011

Senior Lecturer-Sri.P.Mohammed Iqbal

PSTE faculty of DIET has to do the following functions:-

  • To organize quality pre-service teacher education courses for elementary school teachers
  • To serve as a model for the other elementary teacher education for the following:
    Preparation of
    • learner centred education
    • education for the personality development, training , preparation of suitable teaching aids, action research, etc.
    • Provisions for the psychological counseling and guidance services to schools
    • All matters to learning by children with special abilities
  • To provide input to all other activities of DIET which are to be carried out by other faculties , such as:
    • In service programmes of school teachers
    • Training programmes for Adult education workers
    • Field interaction including extension activities
    • Action research to improve learner abilities in schools
  • Maintenance of science lab, psychological equipment, rooms for art education and equipment and facilities for sports and physical education.
  • Promotion pf co-curricular activities in schools like, yoga,physical education activities, science fairs, art festivals ,etc.

Pre-Service Teacher Training courses(Diploma in Education-DEd) and D.El.Ed (Diploma in Elementary Education )are now going on in DIET Palakkad with two batches

  • First year batch with 40 trainees
  • Second year with 40 trainees
    Duration of this course is two year(4 Credit Semesters) and selection purely on merit basis. The selection is done by Deputy Director of Education , Palakkad
  • Also one batch of D.El.Ed for untrained  teachers  under NIOS is going on.
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