Expanding growth of modern education gave rise to felt-need for having teachers equipped with the skills of teaching profession so that output indicators of students’ performances are appreciably good. With knowledge all around us, available anytime and anywhere, the role of the teacher is going to be fundamentally transformed in the 21st century. Consequently, the responsibility of the teacher training institutes have increased manifold, as because they are bound to make the existing teachers professionally competent. Teacher education encompasses teaching skills, sound pedagogical theory and professional skills. An amalgamation of teaching skills, pedagogical theory and professional skills would serve to create the right knowledge, attitude and skills in teachers, thus promoting holistic development.
A career in education allows us to make a positive difference in someone’s life, whether we choose to join a professional network of teachers in a school environment, enter industry with our recognized leadership, communication and research skills or apply our teaching skills in the great outdoors. CCE intends to focus on modern teaching methodology, research and innovation in pedagogy to meet the perpetual challenges and needs of the students of 21st century. At CGC we believe the learning environment plays a very important role in the whole education process, keeping this thought in process, the institution provides conducive and supportive environment to nurture the talent of every student on the basis of their potential and abilities and develop not only academic but also social, aesthetic and emotional skills too.
Dr. SNEH BANSAL
Chandigarh College of Education