Recent issues and problems in India: Teacher education
Dr. Sarita, Rajni Dahiya
Education is a dynamic process. One of the most important requirements to promote and strengthen education is the training of teachers. Teacher education refers to the policies and procedures designed to equip teachers with the knowledge, attitudes, behaviors and skills they require to perform their tasks effectively in the school and classroom. Teacher education is important as efficient teachers can shape an efficient future society. Teacher education is an integral component of the educational system. The development of the standard of education is closely connected with the question of teacher education. After discussion with educationists found that improvement in working of teacher education institutions, knowledge of science and technology, emphasis on value education, healthy discussion on social issues and development of life skills are major remedies to bring quality and improvement in the teacher education. The intent of the present paper is to enhance the teacher education quality in India by focusing on the emerging issues & related concerns.