Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University is a state university which is located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and specialises in teachers education. As on 2012, 665 schools that are putting forth Bachelor of Education (B. Ed.) degree courses, are associated with the college. Some of these subsidiary universities are likewise offering Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree courses too. Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University is an exclusive University for Teachers Education set up by the Government of Tamil Nadu to advance incredibleness in Teacher Education. The vision is to provide quality teacher education to the youth that can easily be compared to the International education system. The aim of the university is not only focused on imparting subject knowledge and skills, but also to improve the code of conduct and character in the students committed to the societal needs and national development. The University endeavors to understand the vision of India and exceed expectations in advancing and ensuring the rich legacy of our past and common beliefs of the country.
About academics/campuses/affiliated colleges
The university offers Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) and Masters of Education (M.Ed.) degrees to the enrolled students. The university generally is focused on providing course of Teacher Education to the students having the same pattern as that of the International universities. Thus, the students graduating from the universities have a wide knowledge and information as they are moulded with great education system that not only makes them good teacher but a better person as well. The University has established the following six departments and appointed one Professor for each. The Department of Pedagogical Sciences The Department of Value Education The Department of Educational Psychology The Department of Educational Technology The Department of Curriculum Planning and Evaluation The Department of Educational Planning and Administration
The Government of Tamil Nadu ordered Act No.33 of 2008 to accommodate the foundation and consolidation of Teachers Education University in the State of Tamil Nadu for advancing magnificence in instructors training. Promote the Act became effective from 1 July 2008 by a Gazette Notification issued in G.O.M.S.256, Higher Education (K2) Department, dated 25.6.2008. The Vice-chancellor post of the University is Prof.S.Thangasamy, Dr.S.Kalaichelvan is the present Registrar and Controller of the Examinations i/c.