TET is Must for Pvt School Teachers from 2017-18 Latest Update: The Government of Telangana took the decision to make Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) mandatory for Private School Teachers. It is certainly to be implemented from the next academic year 2017-18. The state Government is taking this action as a part of the full implementation of the Education Act.
According to the survey conducted by the Educational Department total there are 11,000 schools in the state. There are large number of students in the Private Schools but there are no qualified teachers. Most of the teachers working in these schools has not been any teacher training. All the private school teachers are recruiting Candidates from B.Tech. They are just explaining lessons, get remembered & conducting test. These candidates dont know any teaching techniques, teaching methods, easy way of teaching and other necessary activities.
According to the Department of Education field survey in teaches who teach private elementary schools 36 percentage and in high schools 48 per cent of teachers are only qualified in TET. Others don’t have any training or teaching skills.
To improve the education standards in all the private schools, the government passed orders to recruit only candidates who qualified in Teachers Eligibility Test (TET). From the next academic year i.e 2017-18 TET is mandatory to teach in all private schools. The whole process of recruiting teachers in private schools will be handled by District Educational Officer (DEO).
But private school managements are opposing this. They said that it is impossible because there is shortage of TET qualified teachers. There are no enough candidates who qualified in TET examination. Please write your opinion on this decission and share your feeling with others in below comment box.