First Name*
Last Name*
Phone No*
Admission Query
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)

Programme Overview

Duration: 2 Years Programme Code: 050201

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Programme of GD Goenka University has been designed to aim at developing the understanding of teaching-learning process at secondary and senior secondary school level and the competencies required by the student- teachers to make this process effective. The programme enables student- teachers to engage with studies on educational issues on global, national and state level and develops a conceptual understanding about issues of diversity, inequality and marginalization. It focuses on enabling student-teachers to reflect critically on perspectives of education and integrate the theory and practices in a holistic manner to facilitate active involvement of learners for creation and construction of knowledge.

Programme Educational Objectives:

  • To create a pool of effective and competent teachers.
  • To expose to various teaching methodologies prevailed across the world.
  • To analyze the teaching learning environment across variety of schools (Government, Private, Government aides, International, World).
  • To inculcate social sensitivity.

Programme learning outcomes

After completion of this course, the student- teachers will be able to

  • systematize experiences and practice the professional competencies required.
  • make use of various methods and approaches of organizing learning experiences of secondary school students during the school experience programme.
  • identify and practice skills required in selecting and organizing and executing learning experiences.
  • enlist and select methods that can help in dealing with the academic and personal problems of learners.
  • design and select various procedures and techniques for evaluation of teaching learning processes.
  • analyse and discuss procedures required in selecting, developing and using evaluation tools.
  • organize various instructional and student support activities.
  • appreciate the role of teacher in prevailing socio-cultural and political system in general, and the educational system in particular.

Programme Highlights:
The Programme focuses on initiating and enhancing the discourse program education by organizing seminars, debates, lectures and discussion groups for students. The highlights of the Programme are to make the student- teachers organize and participate in intra-institutional and inter-institutional activities on themes of educational significance. A participatory teaching approach is adopted to help students develop reflective thinking and questioning skills. The focus is also on developing research aptitude and critical thinking.

Some of the major areas that will be covered:

Perspectives in Education – Childhood and Growing up, Contemporary India and Education, Learning and Teaching, Gender, School and Society, Knowledge and Curriculum, Creating an Inclusive School, Health, Yoga and Physical Education.

Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies – Language across the Curriculum, Pedagogy of two School Subjects and Assessment for Learning.

Engagement with the field – Tasks and Assignments that run through all thecourses,School Internship, Reading and Reflecting on Texts, Arts in Education and Understanding ICT and its Application and Socially useful productive work (SUPW).

Career Avenues:
Teaching in Schools at Secondary and Senior Secondary levels, Opening and establishing Schools, working as Principals/Headmistress/Headmasters of Schools, Content Developers with various educational MNCs and publishing houses and also as Education Officers at various Govt. Organizations.

Entry Requirements:
Graduation in any field from a UGC approved university with at least 50% of marks. In addition, applicants will also have to successfully complete a Goenka Aptitude Test for Admission (GATA) and appear for a personal interview.

Recognized by NCTE.