Channel 31: NCERT: School and Teacher Education

Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), NCERT have initiated a half-an-hour interactive live discussion program on various topics related to school and teacher education. Besides textbook based discussion on various subjects of secondary and senior secondary classes, areas like teacher education, Art & Craft, Vocational Education, Guidance and Counselling, Research etc are also being covered. This initiative has been successfully continuing since 29th December 2017 with active support from all the departments of NCERT. Since its start, 376 episodes of live discussion till June 2019 have been transmitted on the channel.

The Live program can be watched at 04:00 pm to 04:30 pm on every working days i.e. Monday to Friday (except gazetted holiday). During June 2019, 19 live discussion programmes have been transmitted on various subjects viz. Hindi, English, History, Geography, Psychology, ICT, Biology, chemistry, Physics etc. On the occasion of Environment day (5 June), a special live discussion on Air Pollution was transmitted. It is to be noted that special live discussions were held from 18th June 2019 to 21st June 2019 for celebrating International Yoga Day.

Apart from that, CIET, NCERT has also started a live interaction series on School Leadership in collaboration with National Centre for School Leadership, National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi. These programmes can be watched on every Friday (except gazetted holiday) w.e.f. 26th April 2019 at 4:40 pm to 5:10 pm. These Live programmes are also simulcasts on ‘NCERT Official’ YouTube Channel. We have covered 10 episodes till 28th June 2019.

The viewers may interact with the experts on our toll free no. (1800111265 & 1800112199), email id ( and though Social Media platforms of NCERT & CIET.

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Role Name Email Location
National Coordinator Prof. Amarendra Behera New Delhi
Channel Coordinator Prof. Rajendra Pal, Professor and Head (NCERT) NCERT, New Delhi

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