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Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)

Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)

The Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) programme is a four-year integrated professional degree programme of Elementary Teacher Education offered after the senior secondary (class XII) stage of school. This is a bilingual programme, conceptualized by the Maulana Azad Centre for Elementary and Social Education (MACESE) of the Department of Education, University of Delhi. Launched in the academic year 1994-95, the programme is an attempt towards fulfilling the need for professionally qualified elementary school teachers. B.El.Ed. is designed to integrate the study of subject knowledge, human development, and pedagogical knowledge and communication skills. Both professional and academic options are available to the students after graduating with a B.El.Ed. degree.

The B.El.Ed. Programme was established at IHE in 2004. In consonance with the vision for the course, concerted efforts are directed at organizing workshops, seminars, talks by eminent academicians on a regular basis for student enrichment. Interactions with resource persons are organized by faculty members on a regular basis for different components of the programme. Students from the department have been actively involved in inter-departmental projects and research initiatives. IHE boasts of a committed faculty with a strong work ethic. Besides a well-stocked library, the Resource Room of the Elementary Education department at IHE has several resources in the form of children’s literature, books on specific subject areas, teaching learning materials, films, documentaries and audio-visual resources.

Programme Learning Outcomes:

The B.El.Ed. programme aims to produce graduates of high caliber in the field of elementary teacher education. The programme is intensive and focused to prepare teachers and attempts are made to provide a supportive and stimulating environment. Given below are some of the professional and academic options available for the B.El.Ed. graduates:
  • Teaching in elementary schools (Classes I to VIII): B.El.Ed. graduates are eligible for appointment in MCD, NDMC, Sarvodaya Vidyalayas in Delhi, Kendriya Vidyalayas and Navodaya Vidyalayas all across India and also in private schools.
  • Leading elementary school systems in various capacities like curriculum developers, content designers etc.
  • Pursuing research in elementary education in the government and non-government sectors.
  • Pursuing post-graduate courses and research studies in education and related disciplines.
  • Serving as teacher-educators in various State Institutes and University Departments/ Colleges offering training in elementary/ secondary education.
For more details, the candidates may refer to syllabus and course structure available on thewebsite of University of Delhi at: http://doe.du.ac.in/Admission/ADMISSION_2020/BELED_2020/Final_Prospectus_BElEd_2020-21.pdf