This course presents an overview of the elementary education at the national and global levels.  It is aimed at describing the historical progression of elementary education to help the teachers understand the nature and development of elementary education in a holistic way. This course has been designed based on the needs of the society and varied life experiences to facilitate fair understanding of elementary education in the contemporary Indian society.

Working on the suggested readings and activities given at the end of each unit will provide a profound understanding of elementary education.