NEP: Special Educator Empowerment Seminar to be Held in Mysuru
The Department of Special Education, All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH), Mysuru is organizing a National Seminar on “Capacity Building and Empowerment of Special Educators of Children with Communication Disorders with special reference at NEP-2020″ on Tuesday and Wednesday (October 11, 12) in the seminar room of the institute’s knowledge park.
Eminent personalities including Dr. Varsho Gathoo, Reader and Former Head of Department of Education, Mumbai, Prof. Sujatha Bhan, Professor and Head of Department of Special Education, SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, Dr. Shyamala Dalvi, Inclusive Education Consultant, Mumbai and Ms. Madhumathi Bose, Early Intervention and Cerebral Visual Impairment Specialist, Delhi, Prof. Ajish K. Abraham, Professor of Electronics and Acoustics, Dr. Alok Kumar Upadhyay, Associate Professor , Dr. Priti Venkatesh, Associate Professor, Mr. Freddy Antony, Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology and Ms. Divya, Senior Lecturer in Special Education will participate as resource persons in the seminar.
The seminar aims to build capacity and empower special educators and mainstream teachers to develop their skills in teaching children with special needs in schools. There is a need to upgrade professionals and students on various classroom strategies based on NEP 2020, according to a statement from AIISH.
Mayor Shivakumar will be the guest of honour. Dr. M. Pushpavathi, Director, AIISH, Mysuru will chair.