Two years diploma Teacher Training will be equal to +2
The Chief Secretary of school education department Sabitha had ordered that the Two years diploma course in Teacher Training which was taken after completing the 10th should be considered equal to +2. This order was released based on the High court Judgement.
In Tamilnadu the 10th and +2 education department was introduced from the year 1978-79. Till the year 1986-87, the 10th standard is the minimum education qualification required for joining in the Teachers Training institutes. The Admission was carried on based on this. Based on the Government order ( no 906) released in the year 1987-88 +2 is the minimum qualification required to Join in the Teacher Training institutes.
Based on this, the promotion will not be recommended for the teachers working in the education department , after completing the diploma , post graduate courses in the Open university without completing the +2. This information was released in Oct 25, 2011 by the education department.
Because of this, in the year 2011, 2012, the teachers who had finished the graduation without completing the +2 was removed from the list of people recommended for the Promotion. Based on this the cases filed by them , the high court had released an order that the Two years teacher training course which was got after completing the 10th standard should be considered equal to +2.
Based on this the Chief secretary of the education sabitha had released an order related to this,
One of the education department officer had informed that “The chief secretary had released an order that those who had completed 10th and those who had done the two years teacher training course before July 1987, will be considered equal to +2. The copy of this order was sent to all the Chief education officers. The promotion for the concerned teachers will be decided later by the Department”.