Education Department

Education Department: Kumaun University

Department of Education, Kumaun University, SSJ campus, Almora is an excellent center of integrated development of teacher training in Uttarakhand. Department established in 1952 AD by honorable late Sri Amba Dutt Pant ji. In 1952 B.T. class started in this institution. In 1976 M.Ed. class started. Presently 140 B.Ed. students and 35 M.Ed. students are getting teacher training here. Department is also a center of research in the field of education. Every year 12 students submit their thesis for evaluation. There are highly qualified teaching staffs in the department. Teacher teaches students by innovative methods of teaching. They use audio-visual aids in teaching i.e. OHP, smart board, chart, projector, LCD etc. There is a rich library, technology lab, psychology lab language lab and reading room. Teacher trainers get theoretical and practical training here. They get theoretical knowledge of philosophical and sociological foundation of education, knowledge of child psychology, development of education system in India, educational technology and management, environment education, value education, mental measurement, educational administration and knowledge of teaching methods in various subjects. For practical knowledge of classroom teaching students teach in various secondary schools of Almora city. Syllabus of both B.Ed. and M.Ed. classes is innovative and board of faculty revise syllabus according the need in every two years. Thus student get quality teacher training through theoretical and practical teaching in this department.


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