A Study of Problems of Teacher Education in India

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M. Vasantha Rao


Teacher and his education are extremely critical parts of any country. The education gives another shape to the individual and the country too. It is a notable saying that teacher is the country manufacturer. The nature of teacher education Problems should be up reviewed. Teacher education has not come up to the imperative guidelines. Teachers can't think basically and tackle the issue identified with showing techniques, content, association and so on teacher education Problems needs an extensive change and rebuilding educational program of teacher-education Problems should be updated by changing necessities of society. Over the last half a century and particularly, in the recent decades, teaching-learning has been undergoing drastic changes. There has been a shift towards student centered classrooms with teacher’s role more as facilitator of learning rather than an autocratic master. Unlike in the past when the teacher was entrusted with transferring the contents of curriculum to a passive audience of students, today new experiments are being tried out in the classroom that includes project based learning, development of thinking skills, and discovery learning approaches. As part of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) the textbooks have also been modified. Many teachers are not properly trained in implementing the concepts behind the new curriculum and many are not equipped to properly implement the curriculum.

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