Below is full details of all activities which need to be performed at Study Centre.
School based activities for diploma in Elementary education-
this activity is to be done in the school itself where you are teaching. The principal will be the mentor and arrange to evaluate your school based activity with the help of supervisor. It’s equally important and it’s carries weightage of 100 marks.
Tutor Marked assignments (TMA)-
Course list assignments is an integral and compulsory component of the instructional system. These assignments are to be submitted to the study centres. Assignments can be downloaded from the National Institute of open schooling website.
you have to write your tutor marked assignments which carries 30 marks. You have to submit TMA to the study centre coordinator who will get the TMA evaluated. After the TMA is evaluated the coordinator will upload marks on the website. Writing and submitting of TMA is compulsory. Without TMA you will not be able to appear in term in examinations. You have to submit the assignment for each of the 9 courses which means 27 assignments in total for the whole course
12 days workshop based activities-
the coordinator of your study centre will also organise the 12 days workshop for you, again attendance is must and it carries of hundred marks in first Year workshop based activities and 100 months for second year works of it based activities.
The workshop provides a basic introduction to techniques and tips for facilitation, useful for training in different aspects of teaching and learning. In the workshop you will get opportunity of face-to-face interaction with the resource person, please groups and others. It will also provide a platform to you for exchanging your views, raising issues, discussing themes, problems etc relating to a function as a teacher. The workshop is to help you to acquire and practice skills practically those related to teaching and management in the classroom under the supervision of Resource person. the workshop will be organised at the study centre and it’s also very important.
Practice Teaching PT-
Prime objective of diploma in Elementary education program is to enable you to develop right attitude towards the teaching profession and acquired teaching skills to the optimum level to the practice teaching exercise. The chief components of PT are as follows
- Acquiring the techniques of writing good lesson plans
- acquiring the skills of delivering the lesson effectively with the plans
in fact these two components are considered as very sincere for the teaching learning process and getting both and using them in the right direction will definitely make you a successful teacher. Practice teaching exercise is considered as the foundation stone of the teaching profession as it’s have 40 practice lessons provide ample opportunities to the teaching training like you to acquire improved and master the teaching skills.
The component is to be done at your workplace where you are teaching. It carries weightage of 8 credits and 240 study hours.Evaluation will be done by the principal with the help of supervisor. Principle will send marks to the coordinator of the study centre and the coordinator will then upload this marks on the website after proper verification and authentication.
Please note that only after completing all the above activities, you will be allowed to appear for examinations, falling which you will not be allowed to appear.
Please note- in case of any medical emergency medical certificate issued by the government hospital has to be submitted to the study centre coordinator who will verify and check the genuine and then considered allowing you to appear in the back paper. Fake certificate will be not considered and the will strictly be treated as a wrong medical certificate and you will not be allowed to appear for any paper.
By the end of February 2019 you are required to study and complete 09 courses and 04 practical subjects. The theory subjects are from subject code 501 to 509/510 and practical subjects are from subject code 511 to 514.
The theory subjects comprise of two components that is theory component for external examination of 70 marks and internal assessment (theory and practical component) of 30 marks to submission of assignment. The passing marks for both external examination and assignments theory and practical components 40% separately. The passing marks for practical subject is 50% in is subject. In order to pass for a complete the course, you also have to pass in all the individuals subjects and have to obtain 45% in aggregate.
You have to passing all the subject to during the term end examination to be conducted after the completion of teaching learning process.