B.Ed. Course under Bodoland University (2 years)
The Programme comprises of three board curricular areas:
- Perspective in Education
- Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies
- Engagement with the field
As per guidelines of the “Curriculum framework: Two-year B.Ed. Programme” Circulated by National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) in 2014, the following course are designed for B.Ed. Programme of the Bodoland University, Kokrajhar, BTAD, Assam
Perspective in Education (Core Course):
Core courses are intended to provide a conceptual understanding of relevant concepts and processes in Teacher-Education and also situate them in the boarder perspective of education and development. These are mandatory subjects for all student-teachers.
- CC1: Childhood and Growing Up
- CC2: Contemporary India and Education
- CC3: Language across the Curriculum
- CC4: Understanding Disciplines and Subjects
- CC5: Learning and Teaching
- CC7: (a & b): Knowledge and Curriculum
- CC8: Gender, School, and Society
- CC9: Creating an Inclusive School
Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies (School Subjects):
Courses in Pedagogic studies are aimed at providing and understanding of the dynamics and complexities in teaching-learning situations, including familiarity with the basic terms and concepts various alternatives possible, technical insights into putting curricular aspects in operation as well as various ways of assessing learning. In consonance with the overall framework, emphasis is laid on the constructivist views in all these dimensions, with appropriate exposure to other views, whenever necessary. It also aims to develop in student-teachers and understanding of the curriculum, linking school knowledge with community life. The design of the programme will enable the students to specialize in one disciplinary area, viz. Social Science, Science, Mathematics, Language and subject are from the same discipline, at one/two levels of school.
Engagement with the field
Task and Assignments: This is a part and parcel of all the courses which is included in the programme to stabilize their theoretical Knowledge with different divergent activities. Task and assignments for courses of respective subjects will be selected by the concerned college and submission/performance of such items will be according to the respective college calendar.
Enhancement of Professional Capacity (EPC): These courses are included to train a student’s teacher to be effective and enhance their professional activities as a teacher by developing their extra efforts required for present education transaction.
Following are the courses offered for this purpose:
- EPC 1: Reading and reflecting on texts
- EPC 2: Drama and Art in education
- EPC 3: Critical Understanding of ICT
- EPC 4: Understanding the Self
School Internship: For School Internship, a student teacher should work as a regular for a duration of 20 weeks of which 2 weeks each in 1st and 2nd semester as preparatory and 16 weeks in 3rd semester participating in all activities (academic, non-academic, management, evaluation and other co-curricular activities) of the school. The School Internship will realize the student-teachers how to cop-up with practical implementation of School Education. The details of the course are shown in the School Internship.
Assessment: For perspective in education and pedagogic studies 25% marks is assigned for continuous internal and 70% for external assessment in a full course whereas 30% for internal assessment and 70% for assessment for a half course. Assessments for EPC are 100% internal. The design of internal assessment will be flexible but structured in its own. The minimum pass marks is 40%.
Duration: The maximum duration of the course completion is 3 consecutive years.
Eligibility: A candidate must be Higher Secondary Examination passed.
Intake Capacity: 100