Special Education Teacher Training

Teacher instructing blind students.

Location

Quang Tri in Viet Nam

Background

To train teachers from the Quang Tri Handicapped School, Primary Schools and Secondary Schools from around the province in order to increase their capacity for teaching visually-impaired children.

Description

This program provided a six day instruction training to 35 teaches from around Quang Tri, including Quang Tri Handicapped School. The explicit purpose of these trainings was to increase the skills of teachers around lesson plans and classroom management for visually impaired children. Material covered during the trainings included techniques for evaluating inclusive classrooms, how to using teaching aids adapted for visually-impaired children, and helping visually-impaired children get the most of their lesson.