• Dr. S. Santhi Assistant Professor in History Sri Sarada College of Education Salem District, TamilNadu, India


Effective teaching, Quality education, Secondary, Teachers, Positive attitude, Inputs


 Manifestation of education is the key to maximization of human welfare. Education plays a major role in bringing together social, economic and political systems which are responsible for national development. Effective teaching in the educational system helps all individuals to contribute to national development. Teaching is directly connected with the future students and today’s students are must responsible for tomorrow society. In the 21st century quality of education is a challenging one for the future generation. The purpose of the present study is to find the impact of the classroom climate and teaching effectiveness for the quality of higher secondary schools in Salem district in Tamilnadu. Secondary education is essential for the development of the country. It must therefore, be relevant to the changing needs of the society. Normative survey method is used in this present study. As a whole the investigator selected 48 schools, 325 higher secondary teachers. Teachers have always played a pivotal role in the society. The destiny of the nation is being shaped in our classrooms, children being our future nation builders. Therefore, the teachers have a great responsibility in molding the character of children by giving quality education in the school.  From the study the investigator finds most of all teachers have positive attitude towards their teaching, it will illumine the quality  teaching. Let us conclude that Quality cannot be improved by itself. It requires reforms in teacher training  institution and improvements in the facilities and infrastructure in schools. To sum up, the dream of quality education can become a reality only when quality inputs are introduced  and implemented at school level.


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Dr. S. Santhi. (2017). NEED QUALITY EDUCATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY - ROLE OF THE SECONDARY EDUCATION TEACHERS. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 3(2). Retrieved from