The role of a teacher is extremely crucial in every society. Teaching is believed to be a noble profession and teachers play major role in shaping the future of the nation. It is hard to imagine general development of the students without contributions from teachers. A teacher not only imparts knowledge to the students but also instills in them proper values and principles, so very essential for our society. The proper development of children can only be ensured by trained teachers.
Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) programme is a specifically designed package for inserve untrained teachers working primary/upper primary schools of different states of country.D.El.Ed course is technically an elementary teacher training course. Diplomain Elementary Education is similar to D.Ed(Diploma in Education), J.B.T., D.T.Ed (Diploma in teachers Education) and ETT (Elementary Teacher Training) courses. In India Basic Teacher Certificate (BTC) / Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) is a course offered for those interested in pursuing a career in teaching. The D.El.Ed / BTC diploma / degree is mandatory for teaching at the primary (Class 1 to 5).
The minimum qualification required for entry into BTC/D.El.Ed course is Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) or Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) with 50%.
Candidates can get more private and government jobs of Primary level after doing BTC. . This course teaches you a lot and you become more competent in understanding psychological principles of growth and development.