P.S.T.E -Pre-Service Teacher Education



  • Organizing pre-service course for elementary school teachers and to provide academic inputs into such course is the subjects represented in the branch.
  • Propagation of learner centered education and education for personality development through training, preparation of suitable teaching aids action research.
  • All general matters concerning teaching methodology and specific matters concerning teaching methodology.
  • Provision of psychological counseling and guidance services to school and NFE/AE centers of the district.
  • All matters relating to learning by children of disadvantaged groups.
  • Education of children with major handicaps and other mild handicaps.
  • To conduct such in-service programs whose content relates exclusively or predominantly to the subjects represented in the branch.
  • To provide inputs into programs of all Branches of the institute, to the extent of subjects /areas represented /handled in the branch, In service programs for elementary teachers, training programs for NFE/AE personnel, development of locally relevant curricula , teaching learning material , low cost teaching aids, testing and evaluation tools/techniques etc, field interaction activities.
  • Action research, especially in ways to improve learning by children of disadvantaged groups and in education of the gifted.
  • Maintenance of science lab, psycho lab, resource room for education of disabled children, rooms for art education, and of equipment resource room for education of disabled children, rooms for art education and of equipment and facilities for sports and physical education.
  • Promotion of and support to co-curricular activities in areas related to the substantive work of the branch e.g.. Debates, literature, science fairs, visual and performing arts. Sports and physical education competitions, yoga, hobbies etc.