education & training

Education and Training is a field where scientific methods are used to train and guide people. It is the process of facilitating learning and acquisition of knowledge and skills.

What are the Various Job Roles in Education & Training?

Education Administrator

Education Administrators are involved in administrative and managerial activities in schools and colleges in order to facilitate its smooth functioning.

Career Counsellor

Career counsellors help others in need, to know and understand themselves and the world of work in order to make career, educational, and life decisions.

Academic Content Developer

Academic content developers are involved in designing curriculum and study materials, which can be used by students and teachers.

Librarian

Librarians manage books and information, particularly through preserving, collecting and organizing books and other materials in libraries.

Trainer

Trainers help people to develop their abilities, thus they have to be updated in the field and always think of innovative ways to help people achieve their potential.

Special Educator

Special educators work with students who require special attention and care. They develop special teaching and learning procedures to help students with a wide range of learning, mental and physical problems and disabilities to achieve their potential.

Pre-primary School Teacher

Pre-primary school teachers work with children of age 3 - 5 years. They help the children to explore and learn new things and provide basic knowledge for further education.

Primary School Teacher

Primary school teachers will deal with students of age 6 - 9 years. They provide basic knowledge in all subjects and help students develop proper skills and social abilities.

Secondary School Teacher

Secondary education teachers work in high schools (8th to10th), where they teach students a particular subject and their primary objective is to educate and prepare students for higher secondary education.

Higher Secondary School Teacher

Higher secondary school teachers teach students in class 11th and 12th. They will be specialised in one specific subject and will be responsible for the development of student in scientific and humanistic basis.

Professor

Professors acts as a facilitator and guide for college and university students seeking knowledge by studying a course or conducting research, in any of a wide variety of academic and vocational subjects.

Instructional Designer

Instructional designers prepares instructional materials, tutorials and articles that serve as training resources for students learning a subject or for consumers or employees on how to use a tool or product.

Main Admission/Entrance exams

Name of Exam Institutions Languages Application Period Exam Dates Website
Undergraduate - (UG)
Delhi University (Join Admission test- JAT) Multiple Locations English May- June 3rd week of June http://www.du.ac.in/du/
Banaras Hindu University (Entrance Test) Multiple Locations English , Hindi Feb - March 2nd week of May http://www.bhu.ac.in/education_faculty/
Panjab University (PU CET) Multiple Locations English Apr - May May http://admissions.puchd.ac.in/index.php?id=384
Regional Institute of Education (RIE CEE) Multiple Locations English, Hindi Mar - May June http://www.riemysore.ac.in/
Postgraduate - (PG)
Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI Entrance Exam) Multiple Locations Mar - April Mar - May June http://www.teachers-eligibility-test.com/b-ed-admission/mu/

Eligibility Exams

Name of Exam Eligibility Eligible for Centers Languages Application Period Exam Dates Website
UGC NET PG Assistant Professorship,JRF Multiple Locations English Mar - April June https://ntanet.nic.in/ntanetcms/public/home.aspx
Kerala SET B.Ed School - Level Teaching Multiple Locations English Feb March http://lbscentre.kerala.gov.in/

What would help you build a good profile for admission at the UG level?

Stream to Choose at +2 level:

It would be better to take any stream at plus two level based on the student’s interests and aptitude. Then they can go for bachelor’s degree according to the subjects which they have studied at higher secondary level.

Subjects to focus:

Admission to the top colleges and universities for UG are based on the aggregate score of a select number of courses at the plus two level. Focusing on improving your English and native language ability and general/ social awareness.

Some skills to acquire:

Subject at UG level can be selected based on the student’s interest and which stream they had taken at plus two level. It essential that the students must have a bachelor's degree to get admission to B.Ed.

Note :

Student can take two year long Diploma in Education(D Ed) after their plus two. After the diploma they would eligible to teach the students upto fourth standard.

Minimum marks:

Communication, presentation skills are essential to a teacher. Empathy is important in understanding the students mentoring skills are crucial to empower them to develop their own strengths, beliefs, and personal attributes

Scholarships

Name Eligibility Website
Undergraduate - (UG)
State Merit Scholarship, Kerala
  • Applicant must be a first-year student studying in an undergraduate/ postgraduate course in a government/ aided college or university department.
  • Applicant must have scored 50% or above in the qualifying examination
  • The annual family income must not be more than Rs 1 Lac.
http://www.dcescholarship.kerala.gov.in/
Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students Scholarship will be awarded to the students who have secured not less than 50% marks in the previous final examination and annual income of their parents/guardian from all sources does not exceed Rs. 1.00 lakh. https://scholarships.gov.in/
Induslnd foundation Scholarship
  • The scholar must pass plus two examination at first attempt with a percentage of not less than 80%
  • The applicant should have secured admission to regular degree course in science,arts,commerce,medicine, engineering and management.
http://www.indusindfoundation.com/scholarship.php
JSW Udaan Scholarship for B.Ed
  • Minimum 50% marks in undergraduate
  • Scheme is available only the students whose family income is between 0- 500000.00
https://www.vidyasaarathi.co.in
MPCL Scholarship For B.Ed Minimum 50% marks in undergraduate https://www.vidyasaarathi.co.in
Postgraduate - (PG)
J. N. Tata Endowment awards The J. N. Tata Endowment awards a one-time loan scholarships to Indian nationals only at the beginning of the course for full time Postgraduate/Ph.D./Postdoctoral studies/Research Fellowships studies abroad, in all fields. Applicants should be graduates of a recognised Indian University and have secured at least 60% in their last academic examination. http://jntataendowment.org/loan-scholarship-process
Merit Cum Means Scholarship
  • Under Merit Cum Means Scholarship, financial assistance will be provided to students belonging to minority communities.
  • The student should be doing their studies in a recognized institutions in India, and scored at least 50% marks in the previous final examination.
  • The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 2.5 lakh
https://scholarships.gov.in/
JSW Udaan Scholarship
  • Minimum 50% marks in undergraduate
  • Scheme is available only the students whose family income is between 0- 500000.00
https://www.vidyasaarathi.co.in
UGC Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holders for PG Programs The scholarship is available to the student for first PG Degree only. Age limit for the students is 30 years at the time of admission in PG course. Distance mode of education will not be considered under the scheme https://www.ugc.ac.in/sgc/

Future of Education & Training

Education and training is a wide discipline which include various fields like education administrator, special educator, primary and pre primary teachers, trainers, academic content developer. This is a field that is highly appreciated and considered noble in all around the world. There has always been demand for educators and it's on the rise.

According to the BBC’s “Will a Robot take my job” , education and training is least likely to be affected by the automation and advancements in artificial intelligence.But some changes are to be expected in this field [FCCI report] as the use of technology in teaching and learning would increase in future. Educators should be updated about the advancements in the development and upgradation in technology. They should also develop and improve the skills required to use these technologies. The education sector would expand as the collaboration with foreign universities and various industries would increase in the near future.

Other Career Areas Education & Training professionals can enter

Career Guidance

Teachers or trainer can work as career advisor. For that they need to have deep knowledge in different careers and courses.

Content Developer

Teachers or trainers can develop various contents with respect to their field of studies for websites or other medium.

Government Sector

Teachers or trainers could enter into the government jobs through the various competitive exams such as UPSC, PSC and SSC

Curriculum Developer

Qualified teachers can work in the field curriculum development where they design and develop curriculum, learning materials and contents which are helpful to improve the education system.

Institution management.

If the teachers or trainers have managerial skills they can work in managerial posts of educational and training institutions.

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