Training for Teaching Workforce – A Consequential Initiative of Assessment and Development in South Indian Educational Institutions

Kundhavai Santharam


Every teacher has a role to play whilst shaping the students. Many training initiatives to teachers have always resulted in vain due to inappropriate training need assessment. If the teachers mar the young minds without taking up the necessary training needed, it is going to affect the future of the student on a longer run. Therefore, the training need assessment of teaching workforce in south Indian educational institutions was identified for this study. This study attempts to portray the training areas which is imperative among the teachers from the individual, task and organisational perspectives. The study also attempted in carrying out the training need assessment and devising the modules for the teachers as well. The results that were focussed during the pre-stage of TNA has proven to be accurate – which is an indicator that the assessment methodology is a reliable one. The deliberations made by the respondents have been recorded and they have been compared with that of the career stage. Where do the respondent stand with respect to the career and the amount of training hours to be undergone is researched elaborately in this study.

Keywords: Training need assessment, Training and development, training for teachers, Training need analysis, need assessment

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