Diploma in Elementary Education
The Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed.) is a two-year professional programme of teacher education. It aims to prepare teachers for the elementary stage of education, i.e. classes I to VIII. The course is recognized by the National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE) and conducted by the Maharashtra State Council of Educational Research and Training (MSCERT).
The aim of elementary education is to fulfill the basic learning needs of all children in an inclusive school environment bridging social and gender gaps.
The earlier nomenclature of the programme was Diploma in Teacher Education (D.T.Ed.)