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Guidelines for Nomination of National ICT award by Teacher Educator
1. About
In order to motivate teacher educators to use ICT in school education in a big way, the National ICT award is introduced for teacher educators from the year 2021. A selection process is followed for short-listing and recommendation of the required number of awardees to the Ministry of Education (MoE), GoI. In all 10 ICT awards are instituted by Govt. of India for the teacher Educators of BIETs, DIET, CTE, IASE, SIEMATs, SIEs, SIETs, SCERT Centre/State/UTs as well as other public/private institutions/Organizations working in the area of school education & teacher education and Private Institutes/Organizations. The award proposes to felicitate those teacher educators who have enhanced student learning by effectively and innovatively integrating technology supported learning into the school teacher education curriculum and subject teaching, and thereby promoted enquiry-based cooperative-collaborative learning using ICT amongst teachers/pupil teachers etc.

2. How to Apply
As eligible teacher educators, you can register yourselves on the portal by providing your mobile number or email id and choosing a password. After registration, you can login and apply online by answering different questions on the portal. The portal has the option to upload your work to a pdf file or video also.

3. Process of Selection / Evaluation
  • Self-nominated by the teacher educators at portal with supporting documents
  • The Directorate of Education , with the help of State-level Committee headed by Principal Secretary / Secretary (School Education)/SPD-Samagra Shiksha will scrutinize and forward shortlisted candidates for next level of evaluation.
  • At CIET, NCERT the short listed candidates would be required to make presentations before a Committee constituted by MoE under the chairpersonship of the Director, NCERT.
  • The committee would recommend the requisite number of awardees to the Ministry with justification. At the Ministry level the proposal would be scrutinized before the approval of the Minister.

Evaluation Matrix for Teacher Educator
Category A: Objective Criteria

S.No. Criteria Max. Marks
1 Whether the teacher educator used ICT for continuous professional development of self and other stakeholders? This can include completion of an online course from SWAYAM/DIKSHA or any other MOOCS platform. 3
2 Whether the teacher educator contributed in mobilization of resources (crowd-funding, encouraging community, etc.) to engage the pupil teachers for creation of ICT infrastructure (Software, Hardware and Systems) in their teaching-learning strategies? 3
3 Whether the teacher educator developed and published/disseminated E-content through DIKSHA, any other LMS, web portal or mobile App? 3
4 Whether the teacher educator contributed to the development of any social media etc. for teaching-learning–assessment? 2
5 Design and implementation of innovation and ICT enabled teaching – learning – assessment methods and strategies
 i) How has the educator helped the pupil teachers in the use of ICT for self learning, investigation and experimentation?
 ii) How has the educator helped in achieving 21st Century skills – cooperation, collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking and integration?
 iii) How has the educator helped the pupil teachers in assessment and evaluation using ICT (Rubrics, portfolio etc.) ?
 iv) How has the educator helped the pupil teachers in integration of content, pedagogy and technology with the use of ICT?
6 Whether the teacher educator has made any contribution towards the use of ICT for community development at large and for bridging the digital divide amongst teachers? 2
7 Whether the teacher educator has made any contribution in promoting health and well being through ICT (Guidance and Counseling, Yoga services)? 2
8 Whether the teacher educator has made any contribution in liberating technology for DIVYANG/CWSN and using assistive technologies for helping DIVYANG / CWSN ? 2
9 Annual Performance Appraisal Reports or other performance appraisal tools of the last 2 years. 2
10 Whether the teacher educator has conducted any program/broadcast/podcast to enhance the digital literacy of pupil teachers. Links may be shared, if any. 2
Subtotal (A) 25

Category B: Criteria based on performance

S.No. Criteria Max. Marks
1 Describe an ICT activity you have done, which showcases your best use of ICT for Education (attach supporting evidence, if any). The write up should highlight the educational issues, integration of ICT tools, e-resources and pupil teachers’ involvement in ICT integration. 20
2 How have you helped the pupil teachers to use ICTs for self-learning, cooperative / collaborative learning, investigation, experimentation and in bringing innovation to the foreground? 15
3 How has ICT helped you in your own professional growth? Describe how it has helped you improve as a teacher / educator. 10
4 What are the various assessment strategies adopted by you in evaluating the pupil teachers which further indicates the impact of ICT use? Attach samples of your work related to ICT integration. 10
5 What has been the overall impact of your use of ICT in Teaching – Learning Process? 10
6 What are your future plans about ICT integration and enhancing the quality of teacher education? 10
Subtotal (B) 75
Total (A + B) 100

4. No of Awards
In all 10 National ICT Awards for Teacher Educators are allocated for the year 2021. Each awardee teacher educator will get an ICT kit, a Laptop, a silver medal and a commendation certificate. The awardees will be encouraged to function as mentors (resource persons) for their area to motivate and train other teacher educators.

State / UT / Organizations wise maximum number of nominations allowed for Teacher Educators

S.No. States / UTs / Organizations Max. Nominations
1 Andhra Pradesh 6
2 Arunachal Pradesh 4
3 Assam 4
4 Bihar 6
5 Chhattisgarh 4
6 Goa 4
7 Gujarat 6
8 Haryana 4
9 Himachal Pradesh 4
10 Jharkhand 4
11 Karnataka 6
12 Kerala 6
13 Madhya Pradesh 6
14 Maharashtra 6
15 Manipur 4
16 Meghalaya 4
17 Mizoram 4
18 Nagaland 4
19 Odisha 6
20 Punjab 6
21 Rajasthan 6
22 Sikkim 4
23 Tamil Nadu 6
24 Telangana 6
25 Tripura 4
26 Uttar Pradesh 6
27 Uttarakhand 4
28 West Bengal 6
Subtotal 140
Union Territory
29 A&N Islands 2
30 Chandigarh 2
31 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 2
32 Delhi 2
33 Jammu and Kashmir 4
34 Ladakh 2
35 Lakshadweep 2
36 Puducherry 2
Subtotal 18
Grand Total 140 + 18 = 158

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