Objectives of DIET

•To facilitate the Elementary Education, School Education, SSA and RMSA to make every school a   resourceful  learning organization where every child is welcome and his / her learning needs and   emotional needs are met.

•To implement child-centric curriculum, syllabus for Standard I to XII.

•To sensitize concerned authorities in the district on the rights of children to free and compulsory education.

•To function as District Resource Centers, extended training centers and District unit of SCERT.

•To provide resource support to SSA and RMSA in designing training programme and providing training to   District level trainers and teacher educators.

•To forge linkages with institutions of Higher education, to promote curricular changes in Teacher Education   based on ;National Curriculum Frame Work of Teacher Education, 2009.

•To revise Teacher Education source books at the elementary level incorporating the latest state guided   reforms inevaluation (i.e.,) Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE).

•To provide academic monitoring support services, professional support in terms of academic research and   extension services to all the stakeholders in the field of education in the district.

•To help all the Schools to implement the developmental policies and welfare measures of the State   Government tonurture the holistic development of the personality of children.

•To facilitate school heads to become instructional supervisors and ensure quality learning at all levels of   schooling.

•To help schools guarantee Universalization of Elementary and Secondary Education to all students who join   Government and Aided schools.

•To enhance the rapport with National Research Academic organizations such as NCERT, Regional Institute   of Education (RIE), national University for Education Planning and Administration NUEPA), Gandhigram   Rural University, Dindigul, Mother Theresa Women's University, Kodaikanal, Lakshmi College of   Education,Dindigul, Ramanujam Institute of Mathematics, Chennai and other major institutes in the district   and use the expertise gained in updating the professionalism of DIET faculty and practicing teachers at   large.

•To scout the outstanding class room processes and disseminate the best practices among all the teachers

•To assist teachers, through BRCs and CRCs in undertaking action researches and find unconventional   solutions to classroom issues.

•To evolve ICT based training data management to record individual teacher profiles and provide need based   academic support to influence lasting changes in knowledge, skills and attitudes.

•To serve as a district disseminating centre of Educational Research and Innovations.