Diploma In Elementary Education (D.EL.ED) is a diploma program provided to the students to become effective and versatile teachers. The diploma program is designed in such a way that the candidates are able to handle students with clarity and confidence and are able to impart excellent guidance at the elementary level.
D.EL.ED Syllabus is divided into two segments, one is general courses and other is subject disciplines.
The different subjects taught across the different organisations generally remain the same. Some of the D.EL.ED subjects are Childhood and the Development of Children, Contemporary society, Mathematics education and many more.
D.EL.ED Syllabus quick facts
- D.EL.ED course duration is two years.
- D.El.Ed syllabus covers various aspects of elementary teaching such as teaching skills, historical patterns, some philosophical theories, and current classroom trends.
- The students generally have to score a minimum aggregate of 50% to pass the course. Candidates scoring more than 60% are placed in the first division, and those securing more than 75% get distinction.
- The syllabus is designed in such a way that the teacher is able to gain pedagogic knowledge to meet the diverse needs of the students.
- ICT subjects have also been introduced to keep the candidates updated about the modern teaching methods.
D.El.Ed: Course Structure
D.El.Ed. Syllabus is divided into two parts: General course and subject disciplines. Syllabus disciplines are further divided into subject content courses and method courses.
The subjects of study are designed in such a way that it prepares teachers with a broad knowledge of the subject areas. It also prepares them for Higher Education Courses. The subject areas include:
- Principles for child development
- Education practice
- Study of school pedagogy
- Role of a teacher in the grooming of students
D.El.Ed: Course Description
|Childhood and the development of children||
|Towards understanding the self||
|Pedagogy of English language||
|Cognition, sociocultural context||
|Guidance and Counselling||
|Leadership and change||
|Pedagogy of environmental studies||
|School health and education||
|Fine arts and education||
|Subjects of Study|
|Childhood and the development of children||Cognition, sociocultural context|
|Contemporary society||Teacher identity and school culture|
|Education Society||Leadership and change|
|Towards understanding the self||Pedagogy of environmental studies|
|Pedagogy of English language||Diversity and education|
|Mathematics education for the primary||School health and education|
|Proficiency in English||Fine arts and education|
|Work and education||Internship|
|Name of the Book||Author|
|Education and Empowerment||Arya, Anita|
|Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education||GOI|
|Teaching and Learning English as a Foreign Language||Bhatia, K.K|
|Philosophy of Education||Biswal|
|Handbook of Modern Methods of Teaching||Rao, V.K|
|Fundamentals of Educational Technology||Mangal, S.K|
|From Blackboard to Web||Naseem, C & Alam|
D.EL.ED Syllabus: FAQs
Ques: What is the syllabus of D.El.Ed?
Ans: Candidates have to cover a wide range of topics in the D.EL.ED syllabus. Some of the topics are guidance and counselling, leadership and change, Pedagogy of the English language and many more. For further information see the D.EL.ED syllabus section above
Ques: How many subjects are in D.El.Ed?
Ans: There are generally 16 subjects in D.EL.ED. Some of the most common subjects are Contemporary society, Work and education,Diversity and education, etc. Some organisations have over 20 subjects spread equally over two years.
Ques: Is graduation necessary for D.El.Ed?
Ans: Teachers teaching at lower primary and upper primary level in government school should have passed 12th with at least 50% marks and a D.EL.ED. However, candidates having graduation with D.EL.ED are also eligible to teach.
Ques: What subject is most needed in teaching?
Ans: Mathematics and english are the most common subjects that require tutors. D.EL.ED courses have mathematics and English as subjects in the curriculum.
Ques: What is the scope of D.El.Ed?
Ans: The candidates who have passed the D.EL.ED course are eligible to apply for the positions of primary teacher in different government schools. The average salary of a primary teacher in India is INR 2,41,000. The candidates are also eligible to pursue careers in content writing, online teaching, and many more.
Ques: Is NIOS D.El.Ed valid for Ignou B.Ed?
Ans: Yes, the National Council of Teacher Education has provided validation to the NIOS D.EL.ED (ODL) Courses. Thus the candidates will be able to pursue B.Ed from IGNOU.
Ques: Can I do D.El.Ed after B Ed?
Ans: Yes. All you need is a 50% aggregate score in class 12th exam.
Ques: Is NIOS D.El.Ed valid for Govt job?
Ans: Yes. The NIOS D.El.Ed has been validated by the National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE).
Ques: Can I Apply to CTET without B.Ed?
Ans: Yes. But you need to have at least a D.EL.ED to apply for government jobs..