Welcome to the Bombay Teachers' Training College website. It has been designed to provide you with essential information about the college and the teacher preparation process. The college has committed itself to working towards national and international distinction to prepare leaders in education.
Our faculty and staff take pride in the college, which is one of the oldest and largest in the metropolitan area. We are committed to offering a comprehensive range of high quality programmes that embody excellence and innovation in education through teaching, research, and extension work. The varied academic and life experiences of our faculty, students and alumni create a shared dynamism that inspires and motivates all those who enter its portals.
The B.Ed. Programme has been revised from the academic year 2015-16 onwards and is now a two-year, full-time programme all over the country. B.Ed. Admissions are centralized by the Government of Maharashtra. The college is affiliated to the University of Mumbai and follows the curriculum prescribed by University of Mumbai.
The D.El.Ed Programme is a two-year, full- time teacher education programme recognized by the NCTE and conducted under the board of Maharashtra State Council of Educational Research and Training. It prepares students to teach at elementary school level.
DECE is a one-year, full-time certificate programme, which provides the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to work effectively with young children. Shaping young minds is a challenging responsibility, and requires a blend of expertise, passion and commitment. Academic courses are combined with field placements, which enable students to gain an understanding of children’s physical, emotional and cognitive needs.
The college has a Research Centre and is a centre for Ph.D. in Education of the University of Mumbai. Dr. (Mrs.) Mintu Sinha is a recognized guide for Ph.D. (Education). The College follows the guidelines laid down by the University of Mumbai for admission to the Ph.D course.
The college offers a wide-range of courses to its student teachers which are over and above the prescribed curriculum. These add-on courses are need-based and add an extra edge to teacher preparation. Some of the courses are:
iSmart & Image Management for Teachers
Integrating Technology in Education
Learning Language Digitally
Models of Teaching
Pathways to Global Teaching (Proposed for Pre-service and In-service teachers)