International Journal of Advanced Education and Research

International Journal of Advanced Education and Research


International Journal of Advanced Education and Research
International Journal of Advanced Education and Research
Vol. 1, Issue 4 (2016)

The role of information and communication technologies in teacher education


Ramakrishna Reddy M

It has been perceived by people since long that education is an instrument of social change and as a result it has been encouraged. The Teacher Education (TE) plays a primordial role in training the human resources which are required for the educational management not only at the school level namely, Primary, Secondary and Higher Secondary but also at D.Ed, B.Ed. B.P.Ed., M.Ed., M.P.Ed., etc. levels. Of late, different parts of India have witnessed the setting up of good number of institutions imparting Teacher Education under the accreditation of the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE). Educational system around the world is under increasing pressure to use the new information and communication technologies (ICTs) to teach students the skills and knowledge they need in the 21st century. The Teacher Education system empowered by ICT driven infrastructure can have a great opportunity to come to the centre stage and ensure quality instruction, academic excellence and leadership in knowledge based society. The aim of this paper is designing and implementing successful ICT enabled Teacher Education programmes is the key to fundamental and wide range educational reforms.
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Ramakrishna Reddy M. The role of information and communication technologies in teacher education. International Journal of Advanced Education and Research, Volume 1, Issue 4, 2016, Pages 62-64
International Journal of Advanced Education and Research