Open Doors Consultancy Services: Training Programs for Schools

Our highly trained and experienced professional staff- run training programs for teachers. We have two types of program formats:
  1. Workshop: This involves workshop presentations to a large group in a school or other venue.
  2. In-house training: Participants spend one or two weeks in Open Doors Special Education Centre. The training includes observation and hands-on participation as well as lecture.

The cost of the training is based on number of participants and length of the programme.
The workshops cover the three broad areas shown below:
  1. Development of Literacy Skills This training is for pre-primary, primary and secondary teachers to help them upgrade their skills in teaching reading and writing. Sample topics:
    a) Methods of teaching beginning reading and writing.
    b) Prevention of reading failure.
    c) Identification of children with reading problems.
    d) Techniques for diagnosing reading problems.
    e) Techniques for remediating reading failure.
    f) Helping secondary school students learn to read their textbooks.
    g) Helping secondary school students develop writing skills.
    h) How to determine the difficulty level of textbooks.
    i) Helping children with special needs in the classroom..
    j) How to set up a resource room in your school.
    i)Developing your school library.

  2. Meeting Special Educational Needs: This training is for regular schools that may be preparing to admit children with disabilities, set up a resource room for special needs children, or simply to ensure that the needs of all their students/pupils are met. Sample topics include the following:
    a) Overview of children with disabilities.
    b) Identification of Special Needs children in the classroom.
    c) Guidelines for accommodating special needs children in regular school classrooms.
    d) Informal assessment technique.
    e) Development of an Individual Educational Plan (IEP) .
    f) Guidelines for Remediation.
    g) Organization of a Resource Room in a regular school.
    h)Characteristics of children with speech and language difficulties and learn simple remediation techniques.

  3. Helping individuals with speech and language challenges.