Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Helen Keller Institute Mumbai Teacher Training Diploma Course for Deafblind

The Helen Keller Institute for Deaf and Deafblind offers a teacher training diploma course for Deafblind. This course is for 11months duration and includes 2 months of internship. Both theoretical and practical aspects are covered, including a 10 day educational tour. The Diploma course is recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India and is affiliated to the National Institute for the Visually Handicapped, Dehradun.

Duration of Course
  • 11 months classroom instruction and practice
  • 60 working days internship at the sponsoring agency or in any program for Deafblind/ Multiple Handicap Unit.
  • 10 days educational tour to visit different programs for the visually impaired, hearing impaired and multiply handicapped outside Mumbai.
Medium of instruction: English

Evaluation: In addition to exams every third month, there will also be an evaluation of practical work.
Eligibility for the course
You must have a Higher Secondary or equivalent with minimum 50% marks from a recognised Board.
The following requirements are desirable:
1. Teaching experience of minimum one year in any special school.

2. Diploma or Degree in Special Education in Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairment or Mental Retardation or Montessori/KG Course.

3. A sponsorship letter from an NGO or agency willing to absorb the trainee after successful completion of the Diploma.

Mode of Selection: Written Test and Personal Interview 

Contact Information
Course Co-ordinator
Training Center for Teachers of the Deafblind
Helen Keller Institute for Deaf & Deafblind,
Aditya Birla Centre, CC-1, TTC, MIDC,
Shil Mahape Rd., 
Navi Mumbai - 400710
Ph: 2778 2193 / 2214 / 2108

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