DDE for 14 Districts DDE for various sections like QIP planning, examination, printing etc.. Administration charge is to Administrative Assistanthttp://www.education.kerala.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=77&Itemid=78
STATE COUNCIL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND TRAINING (SCERT-Kerala)
Established in 1994The State Institute of Education (SIE)worked under Dept. of General Educationwas converted into SCERT
Academic affairs from -2 to +2 are dealt bySCERT
SCERT has six departments:• Curriculum, Textbooks and Evaluation(DCTE)• Teacher Education (Pre-Service & IN-Service) and Extension Services• Educational Technology (DET)• Art, Physical, Health and VocationalEducation• Non-formal and Continuing Educationand Special Projects• Educational Research, Documentationand Dissemination
•Chairman of SCERT is the Minster forEducation.•Vice-chairman is the Education Secretary.
Functionaries Director of SCERT (Equal to the rank of DPI)K A Hashim
•Curriculum Head (Equal to JD)•Asst. Professor (Equal to DD)•Research Officer (Equal to DEO)
Material PreparationWriting team (Head-Academic Coordinator)Text book committee (Head-Chairman)Curriculum Sub-committeeSteering Committee (Head- Minister for Edn.)
Six Curriculum Sub-CommitteesGeneralLanguageMathematicsScienceSocial Science
Structure of the Steering CommitteeConvenor ---- Education SecretaryChairman -----Minister for Edn.SCERT Faculty membersSub-Committee members http://www.scert.kerala.gov.in/
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND TRAINING (NCERT)
Functions Under Human Resource Development Ministry.
•The Union Minister for Human Resource Development -Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju•The Minister of State for Human Resource Development -Dr. Shashi Tharoor
Director of NCERT - Prof. P SinclairJoint Director - Prof. B.K TripathiSecretary - Alok Verma http://www.ncert.nic.in/organisation/sr_functn/sr_fucnt.html
•NCF for Teacher Education-2009•KCF for Teacher Education-2012
Topics come under NCF TE•Pre-Service Teacher Education for Elementary Teachers.(TTC)•Pre-Service Teacher Education for Secondary Teachers.(B.Ed)•M.Ed. http://www.ncert.nic.in/index.html
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) (Education for All Movement)
aimed at the universalization ofelementary education in a time boundmanner, as mandated by the 86thamendment to the Constitution of Indiamaking free education to children aged6–14 (estimated to be 205 million innumber in 2001) a fundamental right.
Its goals of 2011 were to do the following:•Open new schools in areas without them and toexpand existing school infrastructures andmaintenance.•Address inadequate teacher numbers and providetraining a development for existing teachers.•Provide quality elementary education including lifeskills with a special focus on the education of girlsand of children with special needs, as well ascomputer education.
This scheme was launched in March, 2009with the objective to enhance access tosecondary education and to improve itsquality. The implementation of the schemestarted from 2009-10.
Aims•To achieve an enrolment rate of 75% from 52.26%in 2005-06 at secondary stage within 5 years ofimplementation of the scheme by providing asecondary school within a reasonable distance ofany habitation.•To improving quality of education imparted atsecondary level through making all secondaryschools conform to prescribed norms, removinggender, socio-economic and disability barriers,providing universal access to secondary leveleducation by 2017, i.e., by the end of 12th Five YearPlan and achieving universal retention by 2020.
Important physical facilities provided under thescheme are:(i) Additional class rooms, (ii) Laboratories, (iii)Libraries, (iv) Art and crafts room, (v) Toilet blocks,(vi) Drinking water provisions and (vii) ResidentialHostels for Teachers in remote areas.
District Institute of Educational Training (DIET)
1986-NPE/NEP(National Policy on Education) Prime Minister-Rajiv Gandhi Minister for HRD- Narasimha Rao1989- Established three DIET’s in Kerala
Functions under the Ministry of Human Resource DevelopmentIn the states it functions directly under DPI DIET is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme.
To provide academic and resource support at thegrass-roots level for the success of the variousstrategies and programmes being undertaken in theareas of elementary and adult education, withspecial reference to the following objectives: -•Universalization of Primary/Elementary Education.•Adult Education•NLM targets in regard to functional literacy in the15-35 age group.
FunctionariesPrincipal (Equal to DDE in rank)Senior Lectures (Equal to DEO in rank) 7Junior Lecturer (Equal to AEO in rank) 12 to 13
7 FacultiesPre-service Teacher Education (PSTE)-TTCIn-service Field interaction and coordination (IFIC)Curriculum Material Development and Evaluation (CMDE)Planning and Management (P&M)Educational Technology (ET)District Resource Unit for Adult Education (DRU for AE)Work Experience and Art Education (WE & AE)
Other Institutions Under General EducationState Institute of Education andTraining (SIET)State Institute of EducationalManagement and Training(SIEMAT)IT@ School