CURRICULAR PRACTICES IN TEACHER EDUCATION WITH REGARDS TO VALUE EDUCATION
In India, a large part of population is in schools and colleges. It is the teachers’ responsibility to cater to today’s educational need of students. Teachers have to work hard to develop all aspects of personality inculcate knowledge, skills and values. Well educated students will become responsible citizens and will be able to can contribute to the society and country’s economy too. To cater to this emerging need teacher has to be equip with competence and skills. Curriculum has to be analysed and modified according to the requirement. Right to education act, 2009 provided free and compulsory education for all children of 6-14 years. It provides equal opportunity to all. To achieve this aim of Education For All (EFA) and Serve Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) integrated and inclusive approach would be taken.
This paper analyses the curricular practises in teacher education programmes at different levels. It examines how far the teacher education programme equips the teacher with competency and skills to foster value education in order to respect to curriculum and corresponding needs of society.