The National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has set a new pattern or in other word a framework for accreditation and ranking of teacher education institutes in India.
Currently it is still in the the drafting stage. The main objective of 'TeachR' council's is to build a regulatory framework promoting academic excellence.
TeachR will focus on the quality of teachers that will be proudeced for India that will be rolled-out from August second week. The TeachR has started consultations and has received over 30,000 suggestions. "We intend to sift through all the suggestions that have poured in for the "TeachR" framework across the country to seek feedback on the framework," said Dr. A Santosh Mathew, Chairperson of the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).
With this NCTE aims to unlock the potential of all TEIs to provide better learning outcomes for teacher, students in India," Mathew told Mail Today. The four quality checks of this assessment method give weightage to physical assets, academic assets, teaching and learning quality and student learning outcomes.
The B.Ed colleges will be ranked in four categories - A, B, C and D. Colleges failing in D category will be asked to shut down and those in C will have to meet the bar within 12 months. In order to get rid of fake degrees allowing fraudulent teachers. The new degrees to be awarded to potential teachers will carry a QR code. The QR code will verify if these degrees are genuine. Apart from the University's name, Bachelor of Education degrees will now carry respective college's name on the degree to ensure scrupulousness