The objective of teacher education is to develop a good command of the subject matter of the assignment given to him in the colleges.
2. Equipping the prospective teachers with necessary pedagogic skills:
The main objective of teacher education is to develop a skill to stimulate experience in the taught, under an artificially created environment, less with material resources and more by the creation of an emotional atmosphere. The teacher should develop a capacity to do, observe, infer and to generalize.
3. Enabling the teacher to acquire understanding of child psychology:
The objective is to understand the child psychology so that the teacher is able to appreciate the difficulties experienced by children so as to bring about new modes and methods of achieving the goals in consonance with the reactions of the children.
4. Developing proper attitudes towards teaching:
One of the major objectives of teacher education is to develop proper altitudes towards teaching as a result of which he will be able to maximize the achievements from both the material and human resources. T here is also development of a proper perception of the problems of universal enrolment, regular attendance, year-to-year promotion.
5. Developing self-confidence in the teachers:
The objectives of teacher education are development of the ability to take care of himself in terms of:
(a) Adjustment with the physical conditions,
(b) Healthy adjustment with the social environment
(c) Adjustment with himself to derive emotional satisfaction with his life.
6. Enabling teachers to make proper use of instructional facilities:
The objective of teacher education is to develop the capacity to extend the resources of the school by means of improvisation of instructional facilities.
7. Enabling teachers to understand the significance of individual differences of child and to take appropriate steps for their optimum development:
The objective of teacher education is to know the causes of individual differences as a result of which he will be able to develop the ability to be a child with children, an adult with the adults, a responsible citizen among the community.
8. Development of the ability to give direct satisfaction of parents from the achievement of children in terms of:
(a) Proper habits of taking care of the body,
(b) Proper attitudes reflected in the behaviour of the children at home, in the school, in the streets, at the farms and fields etc.
(c) Progress in the class.
The duties of the teacher is very much relevant in nursery, primary, middle, secondary, higher secondary schools. Hence the scope of teacher education is very vast. The duties of the teacher in different stages of education depend on the foundational general education of the teacher. Emphasis is to be on the practical aspects rather than theory.
Intellectual:- To equip the student teachers in bringing desired social changes and to develop skills to work in future for the welfare of the society and social cohesion by achieving intellectual stability and creating new arena of knowledge.
Academic: –The student teachers are expected to understand the importance of objective based instructions and to develop skill in teaching practices by assimilating the purpose of analyzing the subject to be taught.
Training:- The broad objective of training is to empower and embolden the prospective teachers for effective teaching, research, extension and consultancy.
Access to the Disadvantaged:- The institution aims at the general uplift of the disadvantaged groups such as, students from weaker section of society, students from SC/ST/OBC communities and physically handicapped.
Equity:- Providing equal opportunities to all students without any discrimination such as caste, religion, economic condition etc.
Self Development:- The student teachers are expected to become acquainted with different methods of teaching, different techniques for assessment and to acquire skills in teaching.
Community and National Development:- To equip the student teachers by developing various practical skills that help them to perform the social responsibilities entrusted on them, leading to Community and National Development.
Issue of Ecology and Environment:- To develop the understanding, importance of environmental education, develop a sense of responsibility towards conservation of environment, bio-diversity and sustainable development.
Value Orientation:- The student teachers are expected to review the modern system of education in the context of education in ancient period and appreciate universal values as well as national values and absorb them in their lives to instill them in the next generation.
Employment:- The prime aim of the institution is to develop the student teachers to become effective teachers who can face the challenges of the future society.
Global trends and Demands:- The Pupil teachers are expected to become capable of applying modern techniques and practices in teaching by obtaining a total perspective of the role of technologies in modern educational practice.
The values prevalent in our working environment are expressed by: