What are the funcations of DIET?
NPE 1986 detailed out functions of a DIET as:
(1) Training and orientation of the following target groups :
(i) Elementary school teachers (both pre-service and in-service education),
(ii) Head Masters, Heads of School Complexes and officers of Education Department upto Block level
(iii) Instructors and supervisors of Non-formal and Adult Education (induction level and continuing education)
(iv) Members of DBE and Village Education Committees (VECs), Community leaders, youth and other volunteers who wish to work as educational activities.
(v) Resource persons who will conduct suitable programmes for the target groups mentioned at (i) and (iii) above, at centres other than the DIE T.
(2 ) Academic and resource support to the elementary’ and adult education systems in the district in
other ways e.g. by (i) extension activities and interaction with the field, (ii) provision of services of a
resource and learning centre for teachers and instructors,
(iii) development of locally relevant materials teaching aids, evaluation tools etc., and (iv) serving as an evaluation centre for elementary schools and programmes of NFE/AE.
(3) Action research and experimentation to deal with specific problems of the district in achieving the objectives in the areas of elementary and adult education.