Bachelor of Education(B.Ed) is a course offered for those interested in pursuing career in teaching. IGNOU B.Ed degree is mandatory for teaching in higher primary schools and high schools. The minimum qualification required for entry into B.Ed. course is Bachelor of Arts(B.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)or Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com). While students from arts stream are trained to teach subjects like history, civics, geography and languages. The students from science stream are trained to teach mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology. After BEd, students can pursue Master in Education (M.Ed.) in Indian universities. National Council for Teacher Education is statutory body which regulates courses in teaching in India.
The Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) programme is a four-year integrated professional degree programme of Elementary Teacher Education offered after the senior secondary (class XII) stage of school. Conceptualized by the Maulana Azad Centre for Elementary and Social Education (MACESE) of the Department of Education, University of Delhi and launched in the academic year 1994-95, the programme is an attempt towards fulfilling the need for professionally qualified elementary school teachers. B.El.Ed. is designed to integrate the study of subject knowledge, human development, pedagogical knowledge and communication skills. Both professional and academic options are available to students who graduate with a B.El.Ed. degree
IGNOU B.Ed main aim is to systematize experiences and strengthen the professional competency of in-service teachers and to imbibe the knowledge and develop understanding of various methods and approaches of organizing learning experiences of secondary school students.
IGNOU B.Ed also develop skills required in selection and organizing learning experiences. Last but not the least it also develop an appreciation of the role of the teacher in the prevailing social-cultural and political context in general, and the educationa1 system in particular. Graduate teachers, working either on temporary/permanent basis (with 2years of experience as a teacher) in any recognized school.
IGNOU B.Ed Admission and Course Detail