Attitude of Teacher-Educators and Pupil-Teachers Towards the Two-Year B.Ed. Programme: A Review-Based Evaluation
Background: The nitty-gritty of the teacher education chiefly rests on its curriculum implementation at institutional level, transaction in classrooms, assessment, evaluation, as well as the degree of its suitability. Thanks to the NCTE Regulations (Norms and Standards), 2014, the duration of the B. Ed. Programme has been extended from one year to two years across India from academic session 2015-16 to prepare the teachers professional and well-equipped with sound theoretical knowledge and pedagogical skills. However, the attitude of the teacher-educators and pupil teachers towards Two-Year B. Ed. Programme matters to a great extent for its assessing suitability of the new regulations.
Purpose: The present study has been undertaken to review only ten selective research studies only on the attitude of the teacher-educators and pupil-teachers towards the Two-Year B. Ed. Programme, aiming at grasping their attitudinal status or trend in a single frame with a broader spectrum of views value towards the Programme.
Methods: The review-based content analysis method was adopted and its approach was qualitative for analysing the attitude of the Teacher-Educators and Student-Teachers towards two-year B. Ed. Programme.
Results: the entire gamut of the Two-Year B. Ed. Programme under the NCTE Regulations, 2014 is effective and more promising for preparing professional and accountable teachers from the lens of the teacher-educators. Only the student-teachers need to be oriented with prescribed theoretical knowledge base through viable pedagogical strategies as most of the student-teachers have not hold favourable attitude towards the Two-Year B. Ed. Programme.
Conclusion: As a whole, the attitudinal trend among the teacher educators and pupil-students towards the two year B. Ed. Programme irrespective gender, locality, experience and types of institution hints at the pressing need to ensure that all the B. Ed. Institutions must comply with the norms and standards stipulated in the NCTE Regulations, 2014 for preparing professional and accountable teachers in the future ahead.
Adhikary, A. (2017). A Study on the Perception of the Teacher Trainees towards Two Year B.Ed. Programme Implemented in the Teacher Education Institutions in Assam. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 7(9), 385-388.
Gorain, R. (2017). Views of Teacher educators towards Two-Year B.Ed. Programme of West Bengal. International Journal of Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies (IJIMS), 4(2), 95-98.
Government of India (1949). The Report of the University Education Commission (1948-49). Delhi: Government of India.
Government of India (2007). The Constitution of India. New Delhi: Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India.
Government of India (2014). The National Council for Teacher Education (Recognition Norms and procedure) Regulations, 2014 vide Notification No. F51-1/2014-NCTE (N&S) in Gazette of India dated 28th November, 2014. New Delhi: Gazette of India, Government of India.
Khanna, S., & Pandey, S. (2014). A comparative study of attitude of teacher educators and stakeholders towards NCTE regulations 2014. International Journal of Academic Research and Development, 3(4), 29-34.
Krippendorff, K. (2004). Content Analysis: An Introduction to Its Methodology (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Publications, Inc.
Mahato, A., & Behera, S.K. (2018). Attitude of B.Ed. Student-Teachers towards Practicum. American Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 4, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.21694/2378-7031.18004 DOI: https://doi.org/10.21694/2378-7031.18004
MHRD (2009). The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009. New Delhi: MHRD, GOI.
MHRD (2012). Vision of Teacher Education in India Quality and Regulatory Perspective: Report of the High-Powered Commission on Teacher Education Constituted by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, Volume 1 (Verma Committee). New Delhi: Department of School Education and Literacy, MHRD, Government of India.
National Council for Teacher Education (2009). National Curriculum Framework for Teacher Education Towards Preparing Professional and Humane Teacher (NCFTE, 2009). New Delhi: Government of India, National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).
NCERT (2005). National Curriculum Framework (NCF), 2005. New Delhi: National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), MHRD, GOI.
NCERT (2015). Syllabus for Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme. New Delhi: Department of Teacher Education, National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), MHRD. GOI.
Pakira, J. & Khan, S. (2018). Perception of Trainee Teachers towards Two-Year B.Ed. Programme with Respect to Some Determinants. Online International Interdisciplinary Research Journal, 8, 36-44.
Prakash (2009). Attitude towards Two Year B.Ed. Programme of Student Teachers. Thiagarajar College of Preceptors Edu Spectra Online Journal, 1(2), 9-12.
Sao, S., & Behera, S.K. (2016). Student-teachers’ Attitude towards Two-Year B.Ed. Programme with reference to NCTE Regulation, 2014. Pedagogy of Learning, 2(3), 9-24.
Sharma, G. (2019). Policy and Regularity Changes in Teacher Education in India: Concerns, Debates and Contestations. Economic & Political Weekly, 54(9), 02 Mar, 2019. Retrieved from https://www.epw.in/engage/article/policy-and-regulatory-changes-teachereducation-in-india
Singh, V., & Tayeng, G. (2019). Attitude of Teacher-Educators and B.Ed. Students towards Two-Year B.Ed. Programme in Arunachal Pradesh. Voices of Teachers and Teacher Educators, VII(II), 119-125.
Sudha, S. (2017). Attitude of Student Teachers and Teacher Educators towards Two Years B.Ed. Course. PARIPEX- Indian Journal of Research, 6(1), 212-114. https://www.doi.org/10.36106/paripex
Vijayalakshmi, M.K., & Menon, R.B. (2017). The Perspective of Teacher Educators and Teaching Competencies for Imparting Two Year B.Ed Programme Suggested by NCTE in Karnataka. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM), (Issue - April 2017), 51-54.
Copyright (c) 2020 Ajit Mondal
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Articles in Journal of Issues and Ideas in Education (Issues Ideas Educ.) by Chitkara University Publications are Open Access articles that are published with licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution- CC-BY 4.0 International License. Based on a work at https://iie.chitkara.edu.in. This license permits one to use, remix, tweak and reproduction in any medium, even commercially provided one give credit for the original creation.
View Legal Code of the above mentioned license, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
View Licence Deed here https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
|Journal of Issues and Ideas in Education by Chitkara University Publications is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at https://iie.chitkara.edu.in