The first module, promoting inclusive practice was delivered intensely over six days and will be followed over the next couple of months with face to face tutorial support given by our two India based tutors and through skype tutorials given by Richard Rose and John Visser.
The module was taken by experienced teachers working in a range of schools and other provision from within Karnataka and Tamil Nadu states. All participants were very enthusiastic and engaged with a range of resources developed specifically for this cohort of students. The next module will be delivered in Bangalore in September.
Many Teachers in India are enthusiastic about studying for an English Higher degree with The University of Northampton but find it difficult to travel to England leaving behind their families and other responsibilities. The Right to Education Act in India has placed a new emphasis on teacher responsibilities to address special educational needs and students with whom we are working in Bangalore are keen to learn from the experience and expertise of tutors from the School of Education.
The first module of the programme provided evidence of enthusiastic and skilled teachers who are already making a significant contribution to the lives of children with special educational needs and who are determined to apply new learning and knowledge in the classroom.
Professor Richard Rose