Bridge Course Programme Guide

This is only for B.Ed. Teachers teaching in primary class (I-V)
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This section is for Teacher Only.
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If your school is not registered under UDISE or you don’t have the UDISE code.

Please find all basic details regarding Bridge course which is running by National Institute of Open Schooling for B.ed holder in service teachers.

Important :

The minimum qualification required for admission in D.El.Ed. (ODL) 6 months Bridge Course (PDPET)for in-service teachers is B.Ed. from institution approved by NCTE

Course Fee :

Course Fee is Rs. 5000/- and Examination Fee Rs. 250/- per Paper.

Certificate in Professional Development Programme for Elementary Teachers
(PDPET) – (6 months D.El.Ed. bridge course)

• The Teacher should be an in-service elementary teacher.
• The Teacher should be Graduate with B.Ed. from NCTE approved
• The Teacher should be teaching at Primary level (Class 1st to 5th).
• The Teacher should be teaching in schools as defined under Section 2(n)
of the RTE Act 2009 and recruited as per RTE Act 2009.

Registration: Online registration on NIOS portal
Course Fee: Rs.5000/-

The entire training strategies for in-service untrained teachers need to be based on the basic
principles enumerated below:
i. Promotion of child friendly and barrier free education for all children,
ii. Promotion of child centred pedagogical processes leading to more of activities for experiential
learning, exploration, inquiry, discovery, etc.
iii. Based on NCF 2005 and to guide all our plans for facilitating teaching learning processes in
different subject areas. It centres around five key guiding principles:
Connecting knowledge to life outside the school;
Ensuring that learning shifts from rote methods;
Enriching the curriculum so that it goes beyond textbooks;
Making examinations more flexible and integrating them with classroom life;
Nurturing an overriding identity informed by caring concerns within the democratic polity of the country.
iv. Promoting a non-threatening assessment system with in-built process for continuous assessment
system. Teacher preparation needs to look at CCE as an important area of learning for the
v. RTE Act 2009 bans corporal punishment and private tuitions by teachers. Accordingly the
teacher preparation plan also will provide ways and means of making the classrooms more childfriendly
for children so that every child learns well as desired under the Act.

Objectives of the Programme
The objectives of the Programme are to
enable teachers to understand and address diversity in their context;
empower them to improve quality of classroom processes/transaction;
develop capacity in them to promote child friendly, child cantered processes in school;
familiarize them with appropriate teaching learning processes;
facilitate them to develop leadership & problem solving skills among children;
sensitize them to contribute towards safeguarding child rights

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