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The West Bengal University of Teachers’ Training, Education Planning and Administration (WBUTTEPA) is moving forward with the heritage legacy of David Hare Teachers’ Training College, established in the year of 1908, the second Teacher Education Institute in Indian sub-continent and now has been elevated to a State aided affiliating umbrella institution for Teacher Education of Secondary and Tertiary level on and from 2015, unique of its kind in the whole country. Within short span of time the institution has shown its commitment and strength towards academic excellence in true sense of the term. Not only that, university has also shown extraordinary policy advocacy and administrative skills in Public-Private partnership building in Secondary Teacher Education, in the state of West Bengal. The university is investing dedicated effort for being responsive to Global changes and Indian heritage and for emerging as one of the pathfinders in the field of Teacher Education and allied stream like educational Administration, Sports Science & Physical Education and development of specialized human resource for other areas of teaching learning & research.

Present Infrastructure: Heritage Academic Building at David Hare Campus, New Academic Building, Vice Chancellor’s Block, Separate Administrative Building, IASE Building, Hostels both for Boys & Girls, Seminar Hall & Auditorium and Guest House.

Miles already walked: This university has started its journey with huge responsibility with adoption of more than 169 colleges (Govt., Govt. aided & Private in nature). Gradually it has accommodated nearly 478 colleges. 3 lakhs 25 thousand students have already completed the course & majority have been employed. Presently there are nearly 72,000 students are pursuing different programmes.

Existing Programmes:

  • D Programme (Teacher Education-T.E.), M.Phil (T.E), Integrated 4-Years B.A.BEd/ B.Sc.B.Ed & 2 Yrs general B.Ed.
  • New Departments & Innovative programmes from Sessions 2020:
  • Department of Educational Planning & Administration: PGDEPA
  • Department of Art Education: B.Ed (Visual Art & Performing Arts)
  • Department of Sport Education: Ph.D in Sports Science

Competitive Advantages:

  1. Engaging learners with Field through design of Practicum with in curriculum
  2. University –School Partnership for Teacher Education
  3. Incentive for motivating faculty members for continuous upgradation
  4. Research Based informed curriculum development
  5. Forming College clustered: Mentoring through the lead College as a Resource Center
  6. High end / Cutting edge research approach through the well-designed Course work

7. Documenting & showcasing best practices