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

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.

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

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.

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
75% and above
A
Minimum for pass is 50% in Internal Examination (C Grade)
60% - 74%
B
Minimum for pass is 50% in Internal Examination (C Grade)
50% - 59%
C
Minimum for pass is 50% in Internal Examination (C Grade)
Below 50%
D
Minimum for pass is 50% in Internal Examination (C Grade)

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
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