Vol. 5, Issue 1 (2019)
Quality concerns in professional education: Teacher education and training
Author(s): Dr. Mala Tandon
Abstract: Teaching is considered as the noblest of all professions. Teaching as a profession involves not only making individual literate but educating them to cope up with real life situations and effective living. Teacher is the key to Quality Education. The goal of quality education to a great extent depends on the quality of teachers floated in our educational system. Quality of teachers depends on the general and professional education which teachers receive before entering the profession as well as in-service. Quality teacher education is the need of the hour. Competent and committed teacher educators are essential to develop and inspire prospective teachers. Changes and developments need to be made in the field of education especially, Teacher Education, in three major domains of – Structure, Content And Process. No compromises should be made in the training process of teachers. Teacher Educators need to perform their work with utmost care and great concern for developing the nation builders- our future teachers.