NCTE Norms for D.Ed College Staff Pattern and Physical Facilities

NCTE Latest Norms and Standards For D.Ed Course for 2015, NCTE (Recognition Norms and Procedures) Regulation 2014.

Staff Pattern for D.Ed Colleges
Academic Faculty
For an intake of up to two basic units of 50 students each, the. faculty strength shall be 16. The Principal or HoD is included in the faculty. The distribution of faculty across subject areas may be as under:
1. Principal/HoD- One
2. Perspectives in Education/Foundations of Education- Three
3. Science- Two
4. Humanities &Social Sciences- Two
5. Mathematics- Two
6. Languages- Three
7. Fine Arts/Performing Arts- Two
8. Health and Physical Education- One

If the students' strength for two years is one hundred only, the number of faculty shall be reduced to 8. The faculty in specialised areas and some of the pedagogic courses can be shared with the other teacher education programmes. Faculty can be utilized for teaching in a flexible manner so as to optimize academic expertise available.

Qualifications
(A) Principal HoD:
(i) Postgraduate degree in Science / Social Sciences /Arts/ Humanities with minimum 55 % marks, and M. Ed / M.A (Education) / M.EI., Ed with minimum 50 % marks.
(ii) Five years teaching experience in a Teacher Education Institution.
Desirable : Degree / Diploma in Educational Administration/ Educational Leadership.

(B) Perspectives in Education/Foundations of Education; & Curriculum and Pedagogy
(vi) Arts and Craft Resource Centre.
(vii) Health and Physical Education Resource Centre.
(viii) Principal's Office.
(ix) Staff Room.
(x) Administrative Office.
(xi) Store Rooms (two).
(xii) Common rooms separately for Men and Women student- teachers.
(xiii) Canteen.
(xiv) Visitors' Room.
(xv) Separate Toilet Facility for Men and Women, student-teachers, and staff of which one should be for PWD.
(xvi) Parking Space.
(xvii) Open space for lawns, gardening activities, etc.
(xviii) Store Room.
(xix) Multipurpose playfield.
Note : Requirement at SI. No. (i) will multiply with the number of units taken.

Instructional
(a) The institution shall establish Library-cum-Resource Centre wherein teachers and students have access to a variety of materials and resources to support and enhance the teaching-learning process. These should include:
(i) Books, journals and magazines,
(ii) Children's books,
(iii) Audio-visual equipment - TV, OHP, DVD Player,
(iv) Audio-visual aids, slides, films,
(v) Teaching aids - charts, pictures,
(vi) Developmental assessments check lists and measurement tools,
(vii) Photocopying machine.

(b) Equipment and Materials for different Activities
The equipment and materials should be suitable and sufficient in quantity and quality for the variety of activities planned in the programme. These include the following:
Educational kits, models, play materials, simple books on different topics (songs, games, activities. and worksheets), puppets, picture books, photographs, blow-ups, charts, maps, flash cards, handbooks, pictures, pictorial representations of developmental characteristics of children.

(c) Equipment, Tools, Raw Material for Teaching Aids, Play Material and Arts and Crafts Activities. One set of wood working tools, one set of gardeners tools, raw materials and equipment required for toy making, doll making, tailoring, dress designing, puppetry, material for preparation of charts, models; and other practical activities to be done by the student-teacher, art material, waste material, stationery (chart paper, mount board etc.), tools like scissors, scales etc., and cloth.

(d) Audio Visual Equipment
Hardware for projection and duplication and educational software facilities including TV, DVD Player, slide projector, slides, films, charts, pictures. Satellite ROT (Receive Only Terminal) and SIT (Satellite Interactive Terminal) would be desirable.

(e) Instruments
Simple musical instruments such as Harmonium, Tabla, Flute, Manjira and other indigenous instruments.

(f) Books, Journals and Magazines
Aminimum of one thousand books on relevant subjects should be available during the first year of establishment of the institution and one hundred standard books be added every year. The collection of books should include children's encyclopedias, dictionaries, reference books, books on professional education, teachers' handbooks, books on and for children (including comics, stories, picture books/albums, and poems) and the books/resources published and recommended by NCTE. The institution should subscribe to online resources, and the journals published by NCTE, and at least three other refreed journals in the field of Education.

(g) Games and Sports
Adequate games and sports equipment for common indoor and outdoor games should be available. 63 Other Amenities
(a) Functional and appropriate furniture in required number for instructional and other purposes.
(b) Separate common rooms for male and female teacher educators/students-teachers.
(c) Arrangement may be made for parking of vehicles.
(d) Safe drinking water be provided in the institution. (e) The institution's campus, building, facility etc should be disabled friendly. (f) There shall be games facilities with a playground. Alternatively, the playground available with the attached school or local body may be utilized exclusively for fixed periods. Where there is scarcity of space as in metropolitan towns/hilly regions, facilities for small court games, yoga and indoor games may be provided.(Note : If more than one courses in teacher education are run by the same institution in the same campus, the facilities of playground, multipurpose hall, library and laboratory (with proportionate addition of books and equipments) and instructional space can be shared.)

Managing Committee
The institution shall have a Managing Committee constituted as per the rules, if any, of the concerned State Government. In the absence of any such rule, the sponsoring society shall constitute the Managing Committee on its own. The Committee shall comprise representatives of the Managing Society/Trust/Company, Educationists, Primary/Elementary Education Experts and Staff Representatives.