EMPOWERING TEACHER-EDUCATORS FOR IMPARTING QUALITY TEACHER EDUCATIONJournal: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (Vol.6, No. 48)
Publication Date: 2019-01-01
Authors : B. J. Mundhe;
Page : 11427-11436
Keywords : _Empowering; Teacher Educators; Professional Competencies;
The Education Commission (1964-66) of India accepted this influence of teachers in powerful words, “No nation can be more vibrant and growing than the education system of her country and no education system can rise above the Status of its teachers implementing to it.” Today the society is being transformed into a Knowledge society along with rise in the quality of life and living. India looks ahead to becoming a superpower. All this and many more achievements would not have been possible without the role and contribution of teachers at all levels in higher education in this country. Stating that teacher-educators cannot do justice to their jobs if they do not know the organization, management and sociology of schools. They should know the needs, motivations and commitments of the society to strengthen higher education ultimately well being of the nation. The teacher educator is the potential resource to provide guidance for the growth and development of student teacher. The teacher is now expected not only to inculcate knowledge but also encourage divergent and reasonble thinking. In the changed scenario, teachers should be able to guide students to the sources of information and knowledge available. This Conceptual Article is an attempt to visualize and probe into an important aspect concerning empowering teacher-educators for imparting quality teacher education.
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