State Council of Education Research and Training Tamil Nadu
     
First year Second Year

Observing children and doing case study

Self Development workshop

School Visit

Teaching Learning Materials

Story Telling

Physical Education, Health Education and Yoga

Physical Education, Health Education and Yoga

Art Education and Work Experience

Self Development workshop

Educational Computing

Teaching Learning Materials

Projects

The trainees undertake observation and teaching practice in primary schools. They do various assignments under the guidance of the faculty members of teacher education institutions. They go on Field trips organized by the institutes to have experiential learning.

Internal Assessment is done each year for Taught Courses, Practicum and Teaching Practice with weightage of Marks 175, 625 and 60 respectively.
Panel of Examiners for Internal Examination is prepared at TNSCERT.
The trainees are engaged in teaching practice in primary schools which is supervised by guide teachers and faculty members of teacher education institution. The trainees are assigned grades as given below.

Minimum for pass is 50% in Internal Examination (‘C’ Grade)

Marks Grade

75% and above

A

60% - 74%

B

50% - 59%

C

Below 50%

D

External Examination is conducted every year. The Directorate of Government Examination conducts the External Examination. Each theory paper carries 100 marks and 25 marks internal. The successful candidates who score a minimum of 50% in each paper are awarded with Diploma certificates.
TNSCERT develops the Annual academic calendar for D. El. Ed course as per the NCTE norms. The calendar is prepared in consultation with TNSCERT academic faculty, Principals and senior faculty of DIETs and representatives of private TTIs.
Academic calendar for D. El. Ed course

Month Activities Students I/II Year

July

II & I Year Classes reopen

II & I Year

July

I Year Admission Closes on 31st.

I Year

August

Observation 10 days

II Year

August

Red Ribbon Club Inaugural

II & I Year

September

Yoga Training (Every week end)

II & I Year

September

Observation 10 days

I Year

October

Field Trip

II & I Year

October

Teaching Practice

II Year

October

Arts and Crafts

I Year

October

Scout and Guides

I Year

October

Tree Plantation

I Year

November

Teaching Practice

I Year

November

Arts and Crafts

II Year

November

Medical Camp

II & I Year

December

I Term Exam

II & I Year

January

Teaching Practice

II Year

February

Teaching Practice

I Year

February

NSS Camp

II Year

February

Project work

II & I Year

March

Project work

II & I Year

March

Science Week

II & I Year

March

Annual and Sports Day

II & I Year

April

Internal Examination

II & I Year

May

II Term Exam

II & I Year

May

Model Exam

II & I Year

June

Diploma Exam

II & I Year