Curriculum & Syllabus of D.El.Ed course in Tamil Nadu

In the light of NCF 2005, the Government of Tamil Nadu revised the curriculum and syllabus of teacher Education in 2008. Duration of the course is two academic years with 220 working days, each with 1100 hours in a year.


2.12.1) Subjects for Diploma in Teacher Education Course

First Year

Second Year

The Learning Child

Indian Educational System

Facilitating and Enhancing Learning

Facilitating and Enhancing Learning

Teaching of Tamil/Telugu/Urdu/Malayalam Language

Teaching of Tamil/Telugu/Urdu/Malayalam Language

Teaching of English

Teaching of English

Teaching of Maths

Teaching of Maths

Teaching of Science

Teaching of Science

Teaching of Social Science

Teaching of Social Science

2.12.2) Practicum

Trainees do the following practicals


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First year

Second Year

1.

Observing children and doing  case study

Self Development workshop

2.

School Visit

Teaching Learning Materials

3.

Story Telling

Physical Education, Health Education and Yoga

4.

Physical Education, Health Education and Yoga

Art Education and Work Experience

5.

Self Development workshop

Educational Computing

6.

Teaching Learning Materials

Projects

The trainees undertake observation and teaching practice in primary schools. They do various assignments under the guidance of the faculty members of teacher education institutions. They go on Field trips organized by the institutes to have experiential learning.

2.12.3) Internal Assessment:

Internal Assessment is done each year for Taught Courses, Practicum and Teaching Practice with weightage of Marks 175, 625 and 60 respectively.

Panel of Examiners for Internal Examination is prepared at SCERT.

The trainees are engaged in teaching practice in primary schools which is supervised by guide teachers and faculty members of teacher education institution. The trainees are assigned grades as given below.

Marks

Grade

 

Minimum for pass is 50% in Internal Examination (‘C’ Grade)

75% and above

A

60% - 74%

B

50% - 59%

C

Below 50%

D

2.12.4) External Examination: 

External Examination is conducted every year. The Directorate of Government Examination conducts the External Examination. Each theory paper carries 100 marks and 25 marks internal. The successful candidates who score a minimum of 50% in each paper are awarded with Diploma certificates.

SCERT develops the Annual academic calendar for D. El. Ed course as per the NCTE norms. The calendar is prepared in consultation with SCERT academic faculty, Principals and senior faculty of DIETs and representatives of private TTIs.

Academic calendar for D. El. Ed course


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Month

Activities

Students
I/II Year

1

July

II & I Year Classes reopen

II & I Year

2

July

 I Year Admission Closes on 31st.

I Year

3

August

Observation 10 days

II Year

4

August

Red Ribbon Club Inaugural

II & I Year

5

September

Yoga Training (Every week end)

II & I Year

6

September

Observation 10 days

I Year

7

October

Field Trip

II & I Year

8

October

Teaching Practice

II  Year

9

October

Arts  and Crafts

I Year

10

October

Scout and Guides

I  Year

11

October

Tree Plantation

I  Year

12

November

Teaching Practice

I  Year

13

November

Arts  and Crafts

II Year

14

November

Medical Camp

II & I Year

15

December

I Term Exam

II & I Year

16

January

Teaching Practice

II  Year

17

February

Teaching Practice

I  Year

18

February

NSS Camp

II Year

19

February

Project work

II & I Year

20

March

Project work

II & I Year

21

March

Science Week

II & I Year

22

March

Annual and Sports Day

II & I Year

23

April

Internal Examination

II & I Year

24

May

II Term Exam

II & I Year

25

May

Model Exam

II & I Year

26

June

Diploma Exam

II & I Year