About RIE

   The Regional Institute of Education Mysuru ( Formerly Regional College of Education ) founded on 1st August, 1963, is one of five such institutions established by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), New Delhi. The other Institutes are located at Ajmer, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar and Shillong. The Regional Institutes were started with main the objective of qualitative improvement of school education through innovative pre-service and in-service teacher training programmes and relevant research, development and extension activities.

The Regional Institute of Education, Mysuru has established itself as an institute of repute in the area of school and teacher Education. The institute has endeavored to shoulder the responsibilities and challenges generated by changes in the educational scenario of the country and the southern region. The Institute has been functioning as Regional Institute of Education since 1995, following a major shift in its focus from pre-service Education to in-service Education. The pre-service teacher Education programmes of the institute are affiliated to the University of Mysuru and cater to the needs of south Indian states namely Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Union Territories of Pondicherry and Lakshadweep. A Demonstration Multipurpose School (DMS) is attached to each RIE at Ajmer, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar and Mysuru as a laboratory for trying out innovative practices in school Education and teacher Education. These are also used for practical training for the trainees of the institutes.

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Our Vision

''Achieve excellence in school and teacher education through innovation, research and quality inter-disciplinary pre-service and in-service programmes. Play a critical role in attaining quality education in the Southern Region through material development, policy based intervention, advice and monitoring.”

Our Mission

  • Prepare high quality teachers for all levels of school and teacher education according to changing context, who could be leaders and champions of equitable, inclusive and sustainable education.

  • Cater to the professional requirements of teachers, teacher educators and other educational functionaries of school and teacher education in southern India.

  • Conduct quality research for educational transformation and evidence based policy formulation.
  • Ensure the implementation of educational programmes and policies of Government of India as well as its monitoring and evaluation.

  • Collaborate with the State educational institutions and functionaries in the Southern Region for realising quality educational outcomes.

  • Develop and disseminate various curricular resource materials including e-resources for school and teacher education.

  • Networking and hand-holding with school and teacher education institutions by organising forums for academic interactions and professional discourse.

Our Objectives

  • Quality improvement of school Education through innovative pre-service and in-service teacher Education programmes and relevant research, development and extension activities.

  • Cater to the educational needs (pre-service and in-service Education) of teachers/ teacher-educators in the states and UTs under jurisdiction.

  • Working as regional resource institution for school and teacher Education

  • Extending assistance in implementing the policies of the States/ UTs.

  • Acting as a support system for institutions like SCERT/ DIETs/ IASEs/ etc. in the states and UTs under jurisdiction.

  • Helping in monitoring and evaluation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes.

  • Trying-out innovative practices in school Education and teacher Education in attached Demonstration Multipurpose School.