Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India


Department of Education


Centre for Distance Education



Department of Education was started in the year 2006 in the Centre for Distance Education with the aims of enhancing the Professional Competencies and Skills of the Teachers working in Elementary, Secondary and Senior Secondary schools.

Thus it leads to develop:

Bullet Point Competence to teach the subjects of specialization on the basis of the accepted principles of learning and teaching

Bullet Point Skills, understanding, interests and attitudes which would enable the to foster all round growth and development of students

Bullet Point Skills in identifying, selecting, innovating and organizing learning experiences for teaching school subjects

Bullet Point Understanding of psychological principles of growth and development, individual differences and cognitive, psychomotor and attitudinal learning

Bullet Point Skills in guiding the students in order to enable them to solve their personal as well as academic problems

Bullet Point Understanding of the role of home, school and community in shaping the personality of the child and help to develop an amicable home-school relationship for mutual benefit

Bullet Point Understanding of the role of school in a changing society and

Bullet Point Ability to undertake investigatory projects and action research to improve the school system