Role of NIEPA in Teachers Education
1)National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration is a research focused university located in New Delhi, India.
2)The Institute was set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (now known as Ministry of Education), Government of India.
Historical background of N.I.E.P.A
1)National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration was established in the year 1962 as UNESCO Asian Centre for Educational Planners, Administrators and Supervisors .
2)It later became the Asian Institute of Educational Planning and Administration in 1965, which was later converted into the National Staff College for Educational Planners and Administrators in 1973.
2)It was again rechristened as National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA) in the year 1979. In 2006, NIEPA was given the status of a Deemed to be University.
The main objectives and functions of NIEPA
1)To organize training programmes for educational functionaries for developing capacities of educational planning and administration.
2)To strengthen capacities for training and research in the field of educational planning and administration.