Continuous in-service education of teachers is necessary to keep them abreast of the changes taking place in their professional environment and to develop their skills and attitudes in the light of their changing role. Latest approaches and methodologies should be followed in the training. This branch should have also interaction with field to identify problems and prescribe solutions. Information about worthwhile experiences. innovations and success stories etc. should be obtained. Action research and experimentation needs to be conducted to tackle the specific problems. These field experiences should be used in different in-service education programmes.
Functions of IFIC
1. Planning and co-ordination of in-service education
2. Acts as the nodal Branch for organising In-service programme for all categories of staff in
Elementary Education. Resource Programme using distance. distance-cum-teaching mode.
3. Evaluate and monitor the quality and efficiency programmes.
4. Serve as a reference resource centre
5. Serve as nodal branch for all action research
6. Facilitate dissemination of information and co-ordination of activities.
Updated on: 27 Feb 2020