DISTRICT INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING (DIET)
THIRUMOORTHINAGAR, TIRUPUR , TAMILNADU
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Branches of DIET, Thirumoorthinagar

The programmes and activities of different branches in the context of the mission of DIET have wider innovative base, marking significant departure from the existing practices. (DIET Guide line 1986)

Pre- service Teacher Education (PSTE) Branch

  • Organising pre-service course for elementary school teachers
  • Propagation of learner centred education and education for personality development through training, extension and action researches etc.
  • Student intake 100 per year (Two batches)
  • The minimum academic qualification for admission is higher secondary schooling. The curriculum followed in DIETs shall be that of NCTE in due course of time.
  • Selection to the PSTE candidates through the SCERT - SWS counselling system.
Faculty :

S.No.

Staff

Designation

1

Mr.P.Palanisamy

Senior Lecturer & HOD

2

Mr.M.Saravanakumar

Lecturer

3

Mr.V.Suguna

Lecturer

4

Dr.K.Prabhakar

Lecturer

5

Mr.M.Saminathan

Lecturer

2. Planning and Management (P&M) Branch

  • Planning and management faculty plays an important role in the functioning of DIET.
  • This unit will maintain an appropriate database for the district regarding Universalisation of Elementary Education (UEE) and National Literacy Mission (NLM).
  • In this regard some studies on enrolment, retention, regularity of attendance including SC/ST children are conducted for framing policies. It also provides technical assistance in the areas of school mapping, Micro-planning for specific areas, school complexes and instructional objectives etc.
Faculty :

S.No.

Staff

Designation

1

Mr.C.Rajan

Senior Lecturer & HOD

2

Dr.P.Elanko Jaya Prabu

Lecturer

3. In-service programmes Field interaction and Innovation Coordination (IFIC) Branch

  • Continuous in–service education of teachers is necessary to keep them alert of the changes taking place in their professional environment and to develop their skills and attitudes in the light of their changing role. Latest approaches and methodologies should be followed in the training.
  • This branch provides up-to-date information that caused for pedagogic transformation, shift in paradigm and activities related to evaluation to practicing teachers.
  • The faculty should interact with field realities to identify problems and to prescribe solutions.
  • Information about worthwhile experiences, innovations etc. should be obtained.
  • Action research and research works needs to be conducted to tackle the specific problems.
  • These field experiences should be used in different in –service education programmes.
Faculty :

S.No.

Staff

Designation

1

Ms.C.Vimaladevi

Senior Lecturer & HOD

2

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Lecturer

4. Work Experience (WE) Branch

  • This branch identifies locally relevant areas related to work experience.
  • This branch develops curricular materials, low-cost teaching aids and evaluation tools/ techniques etc..
  • It helps educational authorities to plan and implement work experience in the district effectively in all the schools and AE/NFE centers
Faculty :

S.No.

Staff

Designation

1

Ms.N.Christal Jaya

Senior Lecturer & HOD

2

Ms.C.Mahalakshmi

Lecturer

 

5. District Resource Unit (DRU) Branch

  • This branch assists educational authorities in planning and coordinating training programmes for Adult and Non-formal Education personnel throughout the district and to provide necessary support in organising such programmes.
  • It develops the instructional and training material relating to adult and non-formal education will be developed by the respective units based on local needs.
  • The necessary evaluation technique and tools will also be prepared for judging the effectiveness of the programmes.
Faculty :

S.No.

Staff

Designation

1

Ms.Vijila Asokan

Senior Lecturer & HOD

2

Dr.S.Raja

Lecturer

6. Educational Technology (ET) Branch

  • Educational technology plays a vital role in effective teaching and learning.
  • This department will prepare low cost teaching aids like charts, diagrams, models, photographs, slides, audiotapes etc. for elementary and non- formal education and provide training to teachers in the use of technology in teaching.
Faculty :

S.No.

Staff

Designation

1

Dr.P.Ponnusamy

Senior Lecturer & HOD

2

Mr.A.Subramani

Lecturer

 

7. Curriculum Material Development and Evaluation (CMDE) Branch

  • Curriculum for elementary Teacher Education, Adult Education and Non-Formal Education needs to be developed according to local environment and circumstances.
  • The curriculum developed at the district level should include topics like local geography, folklore, legends, customs, forests, Flora and fauna, fair and festivals, demography, geology, minerals, agriculture, Industry, communities and tribes etc.
  • This branch may focus on development of techniques and tools like test, question banks, rating scales, and observation schedules, diagnostic testing for continuous and summative evaluation.
Faculty :

S.No.

Staff

Designation

1

Ms.Boby Indira

Senior Lecturer & HOD

2

Ms.S.Mebel Sorubarani

Lecturer

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