EDUCATION AND CULTURE
TRAINING CENTRES FOR TEACHERS
Primary teachers : There are six junior colleges of education in the district which are imparting training to primary teachers in pedagogy They are as under:—
(1) Government Junior College of Education, Sangamner.
(2) A.E.S.'s Junior College of Education, Ahmadnagar.
(3) Union Junior College of Education, Ahmadnagar.
(4) St. Monica's Junior College of Education, Ahmadnagar.
(5) Maharashtra Adhyapak Vidyalaya. Ahmadnagar.
(6) M. M. Shinde Adhyapak Vidyalaya, Jamgaon.
The intake capacity of all these Junior Colleges of Education is more than 800 per year. The St. Monica's Junior College of Education
was formerly exclusively for women, but some male-teachers were also admitted during 1968-69.
Secondary teachers: There are two secondary teachers' training colleges in Ahmadnagar district, situated at Ahmadnagar and Sangamner, respectively. The intake capacity of each of these colleges is 100. The college at Ahmadnagar is run under the auspices of the Ahmadnagar Education Society, Ahmadnagar, while the college at Sangamner is run by the Gokhale Education Society.
Special and professional schools: Table No. 11 gives the details about special and professional schools in the district.