Need for Improvement of Teacher Education in the New Millennium
International Journal of Secondary Education
Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2013, Pages: 4-7
Received: Jun. 24, 2013; Published: Jul. 20, 2013
Views 2707      Downloads 146
Author
Zebun Nisa Khan, Department of Education, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, India
Article Tools
PDF
Follow on us
Abstract
Drastic changes are required in the Teacher Education program in view of the ongoing changes in the social, cultural, economical and political environment so that teacher could come in terms with the changing needs of contemporary Indian society. In the absence of the clarity of vision about the contemporary social environment, Teacher Education program fails to secularize the behavior of the society with social enlightment. This article purports to highlight the need to improve the quality of Teacher Education program. A teacher needs to be a learner for the whole life. Besides, the problems faced in the field and suggestions to rectify them had also been discussed.
Keywords
Natural Inclination, Academic Achievement, Predictor Measures, Personality, Attitude, Socio-Economic-Status
To cite this article
Zebun Nisa Khan, Need for Improvement of Teacher Education in the New Millennium, International Journal of Secondary Education. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2013, pp. 4-7. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsedu.20130102.11
References
[1]
B. M. Gupta, "Role of Induction Program in Teacher Effectiveness," J. of Indian Edu.,Vol 22 (4),1997.
[2]
DHET, "Draft Policy on Minimum Requirements for Teacher Education Qualifications," Department of Higher Education and Training, Pretoria, 2010.
[3]
H. E. Mitzel, "Teacher Effectiveness," Encyl. of Edu. Res. 3rd Ed. the Macmillan & Co. New York, 1960.
[4]
J. A. Lowton, "A Study of Factors Useful in Choosing Candidates for Teaching Profession," Br. J. of Edu., 1939, pp. 131-144.
[5]
J. K. Rice, "Teacher Quality: Understanding the Effectiveness of Teacher Attributes," 1st Edn., Economic Policy Institute, Washington, DC.,2003, pp. 64-65. ISBN: 1932066063.
[6]
J. Reddy, "National Policy on Education," Review Committee Human Resource Development (HRD), 1992, pp. 63-68.
[7]
J. S. Rajput. and K. Walia, "An Agenda for Research in Teacher Education," J. of Higher Edu. Vol. 20 (1), 1997, pp. 45-56.
[8]
L. C. Goe et al, "Approaches to Evaluating Teacher Effectiveness," A Synthesis. Ist Edn., National Comprehensive Centre for Teacher Quality, Washington, DC. 2008, pp. 100-101.
[9]
M. Cohen, and N. Seria, "South Africa struggles to fix Dysfunctional Schools," Market Snapshot, U. S., Europe and Asia, 2010.
[10]
N. K. Jangira and A. Singh, "Core Teaching Skills. The Micro Teaching Approach, Handbook for Secondary Teacher Education. NCERT, New Delhi, 1982.
[11]
N. K Jangira and N. C. Dhondiyal, "Structural Characteristics of Class Room Questions. Pupil Responses and Pupil Response Management. Behaviour of Social Studies Teachers," Buch Survey of Educl. Res. Vol.II, 1991.
[12]
P. Kundi, "A Study of Attitude of Elementary School Teachers Towards In Service Training Program," M. Ed. Dissertation, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, 2009.
[13]
S. G. Pretorius, "The implications of Teacher Effectiveness Requirements for Initial Teacher Education Reform," J. of Social Sciences, Vol. 8(3), 2012, pp. 310-317.
[14]
S. Shukla, "Recruitment and Selection of Secondary School Teacher (Symposium)," All India Association of Training College, Ambala Cantt, 1964.
[15]
The National Policy on Education, "Challenge of Education-a policy perspective. Ministry of Education," Govt. of India, 1985.
[16]
V. K. Raina, "Strengthening the Colleges of Teacher Education," J. of Higher Edu., Vol. 19 (1),1996, pp. 31-42.
[17]
Z. N. Khan, "Characteristics of Efficient Student Teachers," University News, Vol. 38(52), Dec. 25, 2000, pp. 5-7.
[18]
Z. N. Khan, "New Trends in Corresponding Education for the Teachers in India," Indian Journal of Psychometry and Education, Vol. 34(1), 2003, pp. 52-54. ISSN: 0378-1003.
[19]
Z. N. Khan, "Relative Effectiveness of Computer Assisted Instruction and Traditional Method of Teaching at Secondary School Level," Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal USA, Vol. 2(1), 2009, pp. 111-119. ISSN: 1835-9795.
ADDRESS
Science Publishing Group
1 Rockefeller Plaza,
10th and 11th Floors,
New York, NY 10020
U.S.A.
Tel: (001)347-983-5186