Department of Elementary Education

About the Department

B.El.Ed is a four year integrated teacher education program that was initiated by the University of Delhi in 1995 with the aim of enhancing the professional knowledge and expertise of elementary teachers. It also attempts to address the professional needs and demands of elementary teaching, and thereby strengthen the elementary education of the country. The program has been offered by many colleges under Delhi University for past 17 years and a substantial number of students passed out of the program and have made their presence as professionals in multiple fields of elementary education. A B.El.Ed. graduate besides being eligible for a plethora of job opportunities, can also pursue Masters in various disciplines like : Linguistics, Sociology, Social Work, Elementary Education, Psychology, Human Development, English, Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Education, Mass Media and Communications.

Job Prospects

  • Teaching in Government Schools
  • Teaching in private-run schools (Heritage, Presidium, Shriram, Bluebells, Maxfort to name a few)
  • Administrative positions in schools/ NGO’s/ Educational Commissions
  • Textbook writing
  • Curriculum development
  • Publication houses
  • NGO’s such as Katha, Eklavya, Digantar, Pratham, Room to Read
  • Teacher Education positions
  • Research in Education and Allied disciplines
  • Theatre in Education