Mandatory certification for engg faculty soon, says AICTE chairman
| Sunday | 15th September, 2019
By Express News ServiceCHENNAI: All engineering faculty and aspirants may soon have to undergo a mandatory eight-module teacher certification programme, said Anil Sahasrabudhe, the chairman of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
“For teaching in a school, you currently need to have teachers’ training.
Whereas, higher education faculty just needs a Ph.D.
The certification will also include an industrial training to help teachers understand the industrial skill demands.
Further, the certificate will be mandatory for existing faculty as well as to apply for promotion, he said.