Vol. 4, Issue 6 (2019)
Quality enhancement in teacher education
Author(s): Amitesh Kumar Singh
Abstract: Quality has become the global perspective in each field of development. Quality is defined as delighting the customer by continuous meeting and improving upon agreed requirement. India is a developing country in the world and providing the mass education at elementary and higher education. Teacher education system is an important vehicle to improve the quality of education. Therefore, teacher preparation needs to give more thinking into the different roles a teacher needs to meet the new challenges in the information society. After Independent the emerging socio-economic and political situations influenced the national scenario of Teacher Education. The Government of India set-up different Committees and Commissions for addressing to the specific issues of Teacher Education. A large number of teachers were found untrained and attempt was made to clear the backlog. The main concerns of teacher education were pertaining to both quality and quantity.