ROLE OF DIET

1

Conducts 2-year D. El. Ed course 

2

Conducts short term need based in-service training/Workshop especially at primary level to H.Ms, & Primary Teachers.

3

Conducts Orientation programmes for other functionaries working for teacher education e.g. BRCs, CRCs,  SMCs , Aaganwadi workers ,etc.

4

Monitors and supervises educational institutions in their jurisdiction.

5

Extends support for professional development of teacher educators

6

Develops locally relevant Teaching Learning Materials (TLM), evaluation tools etc.

7

Develops Training Modules, Curriculum and syllabus for in-service teacher training.

8

Extend support in writing text books, moderation & evaluation of Questions.

Principalsí Desk

Principals' Desk

The State Sikkim has three Government Teacher Education Institute to conduct 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) programme/course for primary teachers of Government Schools. They are DIET, East, Gangtok, DRCs – South Namchi & West Geyzing. 

DIET, Gangtok caters two districts i.e. East & North for different kinds of Training programmes apart from regular 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) programme/course. 
These institutions are 90% Centrally Sponsored Scheme under Teacher Education from the financial year 2012-2013, receiving grants from Ministry of Human Resource Development Department (MHRD), Government of India, New Delhi.