Teachers Teacher Education : Reformisms, Reforms And Transformation

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Teachers Education: Reformisms, Reforms and Transformation
Abstract
Quality has become key word in teacher education. Quality education is the solution to all the problems and teacher s are the main ingredients in quality enhancement programs. Teacher education programme require to the rapid change in world. The rapid changing classroom environments have promoted a need to train teachers who can communicate with and teach students for increasing diverse needs and background. The purpose of teacher education is to produce teachers who have professional competencies. The role of teachers is no longer confined to teaching room. One of the major inputs for enhancing the quality of teacher education would be the extent to which research and
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Number of teacher educators in the job market, seeking employment and job opportunities available in institutions of teacher education.
Maintaining equilibrium in these three areas is a complicated process. There was a period of shortage of teachers, followed by a season of excess supply of manpower in all fields, including teaching. Therefore, it is essential to work out a balanced growth of teacher education in future.
SOME ESSENTIAL FEATURES OF TEACHER EDUCATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Many assert that the existing system of educator preparation is not equipping teachers with the skills needed to enable their students to be successful in the 21st century.
The essential features of teacher education in the 21st century are listed below:
1. In many ways, teacher educators are working with one foot in the future and the other in the past. Their graduates will serve the most digitally savvy, socially networked generation in history.
2. Today’s youth have a clear vision of what the 21st century education should provide. They participate in online communities with a wealth of learning resources that extend far beyond the bounds of their schools and well beyond the limits of a single teacher’s knowledge and skill.
3. Teachers of the future will pursue careers in a globally integrated knowledge economy that rewards teamwork, continuous learning, and constant innovation.
4. Higher
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