India has a large number of teachers and needs many more. All processes of teacher recruitment,
training, motivation, incetives, retention and feedback therefore have to be planned on a large scale. Further the ultimate gole
of in-service teacher development should be to ensure that optimal learning takes place in the classrooms.
Vacancy for the post of Chairperson, NCTE
- To enhance the institutional capacity available at present for ensuring the adequate supply of trained teachers for all
levels of school education.
- To utilize all possible kinds of institutions, including university departments of education and teacher training
institutions in the private sector, for in-service training of the existing cadre at all levels, in addition to State
institutions, including CTEs;
- To recognize teacher education (for all levels of school education,from pre-school to senior secondary) as a sector of
higher education and to facilitate co-operation and collaboration between institutes of teacher training and colleges of
general education or universities with a view to enabling interaction between different departments of a local college
(or university) (e.g. sciences,languages, social sciences) and the institute of teacher training.
- To envision a comprehensive model of teacher education, utilizing the Chattopadhayay Commission Report and updating its
perspective, and ensuring that progress towards a new,comprehensive model is paralleled by necessary modifications in policies
of teacher recruitment, deployment and service conditions,including emoluments.