DIPLOMA IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION (BTC)
The teacher education programme leading to the Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) aims at preparing teachers for the elementary stage of education, that is, classes I-VIII. This stage covers children of 6-14 years for whom education became a fundamental right. The D.El.Ed. Programme aims to prepare teachers who are able to continuously assess and improve their professional practice as teachers by critically reflecting on it, who can understand that teaching is embedded in the social context of the learners and who can engage with context and subject matter that they will be teaching. The student-teachers will also be acquainted with the modes of inquiry and epistemological frameworks of their subjects, familiarized with how children learn so that they can develop and use teaching strategies that are responsive to the learning needs of all their learners in diverse and plural settings of elementary classrooms.