Write a Short Note on The Development of Teacher Education in Buddhist Period

Formal teacher training found its roots in the Buddhist period comprising seven centuries. Teachers were trained for propagating Buddhism. They were monks spreading the spirit of the Buddhist religion to people.

To get the status of a teacher, one was kept under the supervision of the teachers from whom he learned the elements of morality, proper conduct and training in Dharma. The method of training teachers(Monks) during Buddhist the period was based on a system, which was, later on, recognized and named the monitorial system. Teaching was considered the noblest profession during the Buddhist period.