Pre Primary Teacher Training  
 

 

DETAILS OF THE PRE PRIMARY TEACHER TRAINING COURSE

Name of the Teacher Training Pre Primary Teacher Training
Eligibility Intermediate ( 10+2) or its equivalent.
Medium of Instruction English
Duration of the course 2007 – 2008
Academic session from which the course will be conducted August - May
Details of the Affiliating body
Name Commissioner & Director of School Education, Govt. of A.P.
Address Office of the Commissioner & Director of School Edu. Saifabad
Hyderabad– 500004 A.P.
Tel No. 23232343
Details of the examining Body Director of Govt, Examinations Govt. of A.P, Chapel Road, Nampally
Hyderabad - 500001 A.P
Tel No. 23237343/44
Recognition

State Govt
The PPTT Course is recognized by the Govt, of Andhra Pradesh vide.G.O Ms.No.469 dated
6-5-1981 & G.OMs.No.130 dated 24-5-1990.

National Council for Teacher Education
The course is recognized by the SRC, NCTE vide.Order. No.F.A.P/PP/New/10/SRO/NCTE/2001-2002/9841 dated 25-2-2002

ADMISSION PROCEDURE
Admission is granted strictly on the merit of scholastic ability and aptitude of the candidate. Reservation policy is as per the norms of the State Govt.

Admission notification to the PPTT course is published in the local news papers. Those desirous of seeking admission to the PPTT course should apply in the prescribed admission form available in the administrative office of the institution.

The application form along with the xerox copies of the certificates must be registered in the office by the due date. A selected number of applicants will be called for a written entrance test followed by an interview. Those who fail to comply with these requirements will not be eligible for admission.

The candidates selected for admission are required to submit their original certificates to PEWEC. Final decision to admit the candidates to the PPTT course rests  with the selection committee.

FEES
Students who are granted admission are required to pay the prescribed course fee of I & II semesters as scheduled by the institution.

Students discontinuing the course midway are required to pay the course fee in full. The course fee is neither refundable nor transferable on any account.

Theory - PRE PRIMARY TEACHER TRAINING COURSE

Semester – I August to December
Subjects taught
  • Child Education, Goals and Curriculum
  • Personality Development of a Child-I
  • Child Health and Nutrition
  • Approaches to Child Education
Mid year vacation  2 weeks
Semester – II January to May
Subjects taught
  • Organization of a Preschool
  • Personality Development of a Child-II
  • Parent and Community Education
  • Teaching Aids

Practical Work

Semester – I

  • Observational visits to selected preschools following different approaches to child education.
  • Institutional visits to different organizations in the field of child health, nutrition & child education to make the trainees aware of the services available for women and children in the city.
  • Creative work experience to help the trainees to work with different art and craft material and understand the value of creative activities for effective teaching in a preschool.
  • Compilation of stories, rhymes and games for preschool children. Preparation of relevant teaching aids and their use.

Semester - II

(Practice Teaching)

Intensive Practice Teaching is an integral part of the practical work. In Semester –II, the teacher trainees are placed in selected preschools for active practice teaching for a period  of three months. The trainees plan, implement and evaluate 60 lesson plans under the direct supervision of the faculty guide / teacher educator and the class teacher of the preschool which enables them to shoulder responsibilities independently in the class room. Towards the end of practice teaching, the trainees are involved in the Block Practice Teaching, where they are given an opportunity to independently plan and implement the preschool programme for a period of 3 consecutive days on a particular theme.

In addition to practice teaching, students are given assignments to prepare different types of teaching aids, plan and organize a Parent and Community Education programme and to conduct  case studies on  preschool children.

Teaching Aids prepared by the teacher trainees

Teaching aids pre prepared by the teacher trainees.


Names of schools selected for Practice Teaching.
Approximately 10 preschools located in the vicinity of the institution are selected for the placement of trainees for the practice teaching as given below,
  • Princess Esin Pre Primary School ( on the campus of the institution)
  • Princess Esin Pre Primary School (Branch)
  • NASR Pre Primary School
  • Sri Vidya Pre Primary School
  • Royal Embassy School (Pre Primary section)
  • Spring Dale School                       ,,
  • Sam British School                       ,,
  • Star Millennium School                  ,,
  • Narayana Concept School             ,,
  • Shaheen Preschool
  • Mukarram Jah School (Pre Primary section)

Teaching Method

Class room instruction is delivered through lectures, discussions and team teaching. A variety of audio-visual aids are used by the faculty for imparting quality education to the trainees. Student participation is encouraged at all times.
Each student is assigned to a member of the Faculty for counselling on academic matters and other issues concerning their performance.

Teacher trainees at a work shop session

Music session in progress.


Assessment of Performance
The performance of the students in theory and practical work is assessed  periodically throughout the two semesters through a system of internal grading. On the successful completion of the internal assessment and the viva-voce,  the students are permitted  to appear for the Board Exam (in theory subjects) conducted by the Commissioner for Govt. Examinations. A.P.


Award of Certificate


Successful candidates are awarded  certificates in the Pre Primary Teacher Training Course by the Govt. of A.P.. The scheme and syllabus of the Pre Primary Teacher Training Course adopted by Princess Esin Women’s Educational Centre is approved by the Govt.  of A.P..  The Pre Primary Teacher Training Certificate is on par with the Teacher Training Certificate in terms of salary scales.  

Attendance
Attendance and punctuality are a part of professional responsibility essential for teachers. The minimum requirement of attendance is 80% in each theory subject and practical work. In case of sickness 10% attendance will be condoned on medical grounds provided a medical certificate issued by Registered  Medical Practitioner is submitted.

 

 
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