2. In-Service Education of Teachers
In-service education of teacher’s personality. If personality is
to be cultivation. Activate recognition should be given to their
problem by providing social activities for teacher and encouraging
friendly relationship among them.
In- service education has come to be recognized in our school
system by the modern administrator and supervisor as integral part
of educational planning. There can be no hope the effectiveness of
program in any plan that is based upon creating better learning
situations for teachers’ and pupils, for good instructions is the most
important value in any organizational plan.
3. In-Service Education of Teachers
In-service education of teachers should focus directly
on the improvement of the pupil-learning experiences.
Time is often wasted by centering the effort and attention
of in-service education programs on some aspects of a
teaching without any assurance of favorable influence on
the learning of the pupils. It is important that teachers have
purpose which they wish to accomplish. Improvement will
then come from getting a better conception of the kind of
pupil-learning experiences needed.
4. In-Service Education of Teachers
In-service teacher education program’ refers to any program offered to
teachers who are already working in schools. It is done with an objective
to update and renew the knowledge, technical skills, etc., of teachers to
enhance and maintain their teaching efficiency. In-service teacher
education is also regarded as the continuation of pre-service teacher
5. In-Service Education of Teachers
Importance of In-Service Teacher Education
The importance of in-service teacher education is as
1.A teacher is required to play different roles and each role
requires a different set of skills, knowledge, attitudes, and the
like. The same can be achieved through in-service teacher
2.A teacher also needs to stay updated because there is a short
supply of resources like teaching aids, research findings, and
the like in many parts of the country.
3.It enables the teachers to become better in their profession
allowing them to practice the same with perfection.
6. In-Service Education of Teachers
4. Education is a life-long process. Hence, one never stops
learning therefore, in-service teacher education gives
teachers more room for learning.
5. New ideas are always emerging and new methods of
teaching are always being introduced. Hence, in-service
teacher education allows teachers to remain aware of the
7. In-Service Education of Teachers
Objectives of In-Service Teacher Education
The objectives of in-service teacher education are as
1.To impart adequate knowledge of the subject matter.
2.To equip the prospective teachers with all the necessary
pedagogical skills and knowledge.
3.To develop a proper attitude towards teaching among the
4.To develop qualities of self-confidence and self-esteem
among the teachers.
8. In-Service Education of Teachers
4. To enable the teachers to gain a proper understanding of
5. To enable teachers to understand the individual differences
among learners and the significance of the same.
6.To take appropriate steps for the optimum development of
The scope of teacher education is very vast and there is a lot of knowledge
and skills one can gain through the same. Since teachers need to be oriented
in various spheres of education, in-service teacher education is highly
9. In-Service Education of Teachers
The Need for In-Service Education
a legal requirement and an ethical mandate for teachers,
supervisors & administrators.
Section 370 of the Revised Service Manual states that
Division Superintendents, district supervisors and
principals are expected to plan for the improvement of
10. In-Service Education of Teachers
Article IV, Section 3 of the Code of Professional Ethics
states that all teachers and school officials should strive to
broaden cultural outlook and deepen professional
It is an administrative and supervisory function.
it is an integral part of educational planning.
11. In-Service Education of Teachers
Its purposes are:
(a) promote continuous improvement of the total
professional staff in school system,
(b) specifically a big help for new teachers,
(c) keep professional abreast of new knowledge,
(d) eliminate background deficiencies.
12. In-Service Education of Teachers
B. Guiding Principles of In-Service Education
1. Progress in the art of teaching is the real goal of in-
2. The work of the teacher in the classroom and in the
related activities of the school and the community
should be the most important single course of problems
which form the basis of in-service education.
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3. The motivation for effective in-service education should come
from within the teacher and his sense of need rather than from
someone else’s desire to change him.
4. The major motivating factor for in-service growth should be the
desire to meet fully one’s responsibility as a teacher.
5. The desire for professional improvement must be based on the
spirit of service.
6. The in-service education must utilize democratic principles.
14. Attitude of Some Teachers toward In-Service Educatio
Many teachers believe that they are already
prepared to teach after graduating college which
is not sufficient reason.
15. Guiding Principles of In-Service Education
Must have progress in the art of teaching.
Must think that a teacher grows professionally.
Must be well-motivated for in-service education.
Must have desire to meet responsibilities of a teacher.
Must utilize democratic principles of in-service
16. Role of the Teacher, Supervisor &
Teacher should realize his professional growth.
Principal must stimulate morale, enthusiasm, and
desire of his personnel to grow.
Principal must accept his responsibilities for self-
Principal identifies school problems and should
plan cooperatively with his teachers.
17. Role of the Teacher, Supervisor &
Supervisor is responsible for active participation in
leadership at the level he serves.
Supervisor is responsible to discover and develop
leadership among teachers.
Supervisor is responsible in making supervisory unit
a functional part of in-service education.
18. Role of the Teacher, Supervisor &
Administrator is responsible for democratic and
intelligent leadership within his school.
Administrator leads study of educational needs of
Administrator encourages teacher’s growth by
professional readings, study, travel, and participation
in survey and research.