I. To organize pre-service teacher education courses for preparing the secondary school teachers.
II. To conduct B.ed programmes in education.
III. To conduct programmes to prepare elementary teacher educators.
IV. To conduct in-service courses for
o Elementary and Secondary Teacher Educators
o Heads of secondary schools.
o Teachers of Secondary Schools.
o Supervisors of elementary and secondary schools.
V. To organise subject-based orientation courses for secondary school teachers.
VI. To organise theme-specific courses for secondary school teachers.
VII. To provide resource support to secondary schools.
VIII. To provide academic resource support to professional bodies.
IX. To organise pilot programmes in Teacher education.
X. To conduct advanced level fundamental, applied and experimental research of interdisciplinary nature.
XI. To develop instructional materials like unit plan, content-cum-methodological strategies, instructional packages, Teachers’ Hand Books, students’ work book, innovative programmers, experimental projects, self-learning instructional packages and teaching aids.
XII. To organise long duration specialized course/programmes in appropriate areas on the basis of the needs of the state.
UTKALMANI GOPABANDHU Practising High School.
There is a UTKALMANI GOPABANDHU Practising Govt. High School in the premises of this institute. This school was established with the basic purpose facilitating demonstration, practice teaching and innovation programmes of this Institute.