IGNOU launches diploma course for primary school teachers

Create: 05/19/2011 - 18:05

The Indira Gandhi National Open University’s (IGNOU’s) has launched a two year Diploma in Elementary Education for primary school teachers. The course will commence from July 2011 academic session.
The course is designed and developed by the faculty of  School of Education (SOE) in close collaboration with a highly experienced group of experts drawn from the leading educational institutions in the country including that from National Council for Teachers Education (NCTE). The application forms for the programme will soon be available by June 2011.

The programme covers a wide range of areas as recommended by National Policy on Education 1986, National Curriculum Framework for Teacher Education-2009, National Curriculum Framework-2005 and Right To Education Act 2009. It will enhance the understanding and competencies of in-service teachers at elementary level for carrying out the teaching learning process effectively. The programme will further strengthen the professional development of teachers and sense of commitment in teachers towards educating children focusing on the latest concerns of the school teachers and ICT in particular.

The programme will be open to in-service untrained permanent teachers teaching in primary/ elementary schools, with 10+2 and above qualifications. The admissions to the programme will be made as per the IGNOU norms.


Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

We need trained school teachers who not only educate but are role-modes for others and the students.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

i would like to know more information about d.ed as i'm interested in studying this diploma. thank you.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

i hv given my B.COM 3RD year examz dis year from DELHI UNIVERSITY...
i am eligible for dis course or not??
i can take admission in dis course or not??
plzz plzzz RPLYY AS SOON AS possible.....plzzz
is dere any entrance test to take admission??

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

Dear Harveen,
Here are the details of IGNOU's School of Education (SOL) office they offer this course kindly contact them. As per the university, the course is meant for in-service teachers please clarify with the authorities whether a graduate can also apply.

School of Education,
Indira Gandhi National Open University,
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068

Phone- +91-29535519

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

I have done diploma in digital electronics after my ssc pks let me know the suitable courses asbi want to be teacher

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