Role of NCTE in Teacher Education
National Council for Teacher Education has its headquarter at New Delhi and four Regional Committee i.e. NRC,SRC,WRC and ERC situated at New Delhi to look after its statutory responsibilities.
The main objective of the NCTE is to achieve planned and coordinated development of the teacher education system throughout the country, the regulation and proper maintenance of Norms and Standards in the teacher education system and for matters connected therewith.
National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) is a statutory body of Indian government set-up under the National Council for Teacher Education Act, 1993 (#73, 1993) in 1995 is to formally oversee standards, procedures and processes in the Indian education system.
Objectivity, reliability and trust are to be the motto of the NCTE and the committees working under it.
Objectives of NCTE
1)To achieve planned and coordinated development of teacher education system throughout the country.
2)To regulate and properly maintain the Norms and Standards in the teacher education system and for matters connected therewith.
3)It aims at training individuals for equipping them to teach pre-primary, primary, secondary and senior secondary stages in schools, non-formal and part-time education, adult education (correspondence) and distance education courses.