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Do We Take Teacher Education for Granted in India?

By Mary Ann Chacko
That was years ago. Today my heart is filled with gratitude and the precious memories of teaching in a residential school for boys in Yercaud, Tamil Nadu. But, looking back, I realize that my meltdown was only partially triggered by the thought of dreams remaining unfulfilled. I was raging because I recognized the low-status of school teachers and teacher education colleges in India. Hence I did not want to be associated with the profession or with the degree.