Centre of Excellence in Teacher Education


Ground Assessment Study 

Are you a teacher or student-teacher? We wold like to hear about your concerns, needs and challenges in the current Covid times? Please click on the link relevant to your work or profile and convey your thoughts and opinions.

  • 1. Teachers Tool (for teachers, headteachers and teacher educators): 
  1. Hindi - https://bit.ly/Tchr-HM-TE-Hindi
  2. English- https://bit.ly/Tchr-HM-TE-Eng
  • 2. Student Teachers Tool (for students of education studies including B.Ed, M.Ed, MA(Ed)): 
  1. Hindi- https://bit.ly/StudentT-Hindi
  2. English- https://bit.ly/StudentT-Eng

This is part of our own ongoing research initiative to listen to principals, teachers, teacher educators and student teachers to get a sense of field realities. This can can inform interventions that are working with these critical stakeholders of school education. Please keep visiting to get a perspective of the ground realities. Findings from these surveys will be posted on a regular basis. 

Findings from the Assessment of Ground Preparedness for EdTech

Round 3 Report is here

Round 2 Report is here

Round 1 Report is here 

For more details on our COOL initiative please click here

Centrally Sponsored Scheme on Teacher Education (CSSTE)

The Centrally Sponsored Scheme on Teacher Education (CSSTE) is a unique contribution of the 7th Plan (1985-92) of the Government of India, following the National Policy on Education 1986. The scheme aims to strengthen and upgrade teacher education through the development of Teacher Education Institutions (TEIs) and to enhance the quality of teacher education at all levels for pre and inservice.

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State of School Management Committees: The study of SMCs in 4 States of India

The objective of the study was to assess the effectiveness of school management committees in schools where interventions of Save the Children organization are taking place. The study sought to engage in detail with the selected schools and capture the diversity in the provisions, roles and functioning of SMCs in different schools. It also identified the best practices of SMCs in the intervention schools and recommends ideas or strategies for the improvements of SMCs. The study also attempted to bring out the differences in the functioning of SMCs in control schools and intervention schools.

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In-service Teacher Professional development: Perspectives and Possibilities

The report has been compiled by Dr. Ruchi S. Kumar and Dhwani Bafna.We acknowledge the support and notes of the seminar provided by the Ambedkar University Delhi students and faculty (Dr Prabhat Rai, Dr Devika Sharma, Prof. Manish Jain and Prof. Sunita Singh). We are thankful for support of Dr Amina Charania and Prof. Padma Sarangapani in guidance in organising and bringing out this report.

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