Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) programme is for untrained in-service teachers aimed at enabling the target group to develop in them skills, competencies, attitudes and understanding to make teaching and learning more effective. NIOS has designed and developed Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) Programme in ODL mode for un-trained in-service teachers at elementary level. It consists of 10 papers, five papers in two semesters of 9 months.
The Parliament has given one time relaxation to the mandatory condition of two years of teaching experience to pursue D.El.Ed through distance mode (as per the amendment to the Section 23(2) of the RTE Act).
All untrained Teachers appointed on or before 10th August 2017 are eligible for the NIOS D.El.Ed prog.
The D.El.Ed course of NIOS is approved by National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE).
About 12 Lakhs untrained in‐service teachers have registered with NIOS for D.El.Ed course all over India.
Duration: The D.El.Ed programme has commenced from 3rd October 2017 with the launch of the D.El.Ed programme by the HRM and is to be completed by 31st March 2019.
Distance learning through digital technologies NIOS believes in reaching to the learners registered under this course through different digital Platforms. These Platforms are‐
SWAYAM MOOC Platform
SWAYAMPRABHA DTH VAGDA Channel no. 32
Mukta Vidya Vani
NIOS dled Web Portal
SWAYAM MOOC Platform
SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active‐Learning for Young Aspiring Minds) Platform is indigenously
developed by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) for hosting Massive Open On‐
line courses (MOOCs) to achieve three cardinal principles of Education Policy viz., access, equity,
and quality. NIOS is one of the National Coordinator of SWAYAM.
Step 1 : Click here to open the Sign in Page (https://swayam.gov.in/User/Registration)
Step 2 : Enter the Registration details
Step 3 : Verify email address and complete registration process
Step 4 : Complete your basic profile upon first time login to Swayam application
Mukta Vidya Vani (MVV)
Mukta Vidya Vani (MVV) is the unique Educational Web Radio in India and pioneering initiative of the National Institute of open Schooling (NIOS) for using streaming audio for educational purposes and part of the largest Open schooling in The World. The Mukta Vidya Vani is an internet‐based platform where audio services from NIOS are streamed 24×7. Live Programmes by experts are broadcast on MVV. The live programme is interactive and the
teachers can ask questions/query from the expert through telephone and through online chat. The schedule of the MVV programme is available on the MVV portal of NIOS at www.nios.ac.in. Repeat broadcast of the live programme is done on 24X7 basis. The teacher needs a computer with external speakers and an internet broadband connection to log on. It can also be accessed on Mobile as the portal is mobile responsive.
NIOS dled Web portal
NIOS has developed a web portal as dled.nios.ac.in for the untrained teachers for registration and access to all information including study materials – text in PDF format, audio and video. On the portal there is a link of Study materials at the top menu bar as illustrated above. It contains links for Printed Materials, Programme Guide and SWAYAM MOOCs. The programme Guide and study materials are available nine Regional Languages Telugu, Assamese, Gujrati, Kannad, Marathi, Odia, Tamil, Bengali, Punjabi besides Hindi and
English. The teachers registered for the course can login and download the course materials for study purpose. NIOS through this platform cater all information to the learners by updating it from time to time.