NCERT CIET Teacher Training on “Digital Technology for Children With Special Needs”

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Revolutionizing Teacher Training: NCERT CIET’s New Initiative

Registration Open for Digital Technology for Children with Special Needs. Participate in the Online Training on “Digital Technology for Children with Special Needs” scheduled from October 09, 2023 till 13 October, 2023 organized by Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET), NCERT. Read details. 
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In alignment with the National Education Policy (NEP-2020) — a transformative vision that champions inclusivity in education — NCERT CIET has rolled out an online training program focused on “Digital Technology for Children With Special Needs.” This initiative not only emphasizes the importance of digital technology in education but also accentuates the need for teacher training to harness its potential effectively.

Embracing Technology to Champion Inclusivity

The current technological era is redefining our educational landscape. Understanding this shift, the NEP 2020 advocates for an education system that’s accessible to all, breaking past traditional barriers. Recognizing digital technology’s pivotal role in promoting inclusivity, NCERT CIET’s training is designed to equip teachers with the tools and knowledge to navigate this digital turn, especially for children with special needs.

A New Dawn: Equipping Teachers for a Digital Future

With a mission to cultivate a more inclusive educational environment, this training seeks to prepare teachers to identify the unique ICT needs of children with special needs, harness appropriate digital resources, and integrate them seamlessly into the curriculum. This initiative by NCERT CIET ensures that every child, regardless of their abilities, receives a quality education tailored to their needs.

NCERT CIET Online Teacher Training Overview

With reference to the above context, the Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET-NCERT) is organizing an online training series on ‘NEP 2020: Recommendations on ET & ICT’ every second week of the month from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm from Monday to Friday to orient the stakeholders on the recommendations of NEP 2020 in leveraging digital technology.

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Timing And Date: As a part of a series for the month of October, CIET-NCERT is organizing five hours of online training on “Digital Technology for Children With Special Needs” from 9th – 13th October 2023 from 4.00 pm – 5.00 pm. 

The NCERT CIET Teacher Training sessions will enhance the understanding of teachers, students, teacher educators, administrators and other stakeholders on the concept, need & scope and adjuvant areas of ICT for Inclusive Classrooms.

NCERT CIET Online Teacher Training Objectives:

On completion of this training, learners will be able to:

1. With this NCERT CIET Training Understand the key provisions of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 related to digital technology for Divyang.

2. This Special Training’s Design and implement digital initiatives for Divyang inclusion.

3. Develop skills to use adaptive learning technologies to create individualized learning experiences for Divyang learners.

4. Leverage appropriate assistive technologies to support Divyang learners.

5. Identify the different UDL strategies that can be used to create more inclusive learning environments for Divyang learners.

Who can participate in NCERT CIET online Training?

Students, teachers, educator trainers, parents, administrators, and the general public are all invited to participate in NCERT CIET’s comprehensive online training.

NCERT CIET online Training Program Schedule?

Day & Date Title of the session Resource Persons
Day 1:
09 October, 2023
Digital Technology for DIVYANG: Policy Perspectives, Need and Scope Dr. Bharti Kaushik,
Associate Professor, CIET – NCERT, New Delhi
Day 2:
10 October, 2023
Digital Initiatives for DIVYANG Prof. Anupam Ahuja,
Professor (Retired), NCERT, New Delhi
Day 3: Wednesday
11 October, 2023
Adaptive Learning through Digital Technology Mr. Shankar Subbiah S,
Director, Agate Infotek, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Day 4:
12 October, 2023
Assistive Technology Dr. Sam Taraporevala,
Director, Xavier’s Resource Centre for the Visually Challenged,
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Day 5:
13 October, 2023
Universal Design of Learning Prof. (Dr.) Renu Malaviya
Department of Education, Lady Irwin College,
University of Delhi, New Delhi

NCERT CIET Training Organising Team:

Programme Advisory:

Prof. Amarendra P. Behra, Joint Director, CIET – NCERT, New Delhi
Prof. Indu Kumar, Head, DICT & TD, CIET – NCERT, New Delhi

Programme Coordinator and Course Coordinator :

Dr. Angel Rathnabai, Assistant Professor, CIET – NCERT, New Delhi

Course Co-Coordinator:

Dr. Komal Arora, Academic Consultant, CIET – NCERT, New Delhi

How to participate in NCERT CIET Teacher Training?

Step 1: Registration :

Register yourself by clicking the link

Click Here to Register for NCERT Teacher Training

Step 2: Watch live NCERT CIET Training Sessions: 

Participants have to attend training sessions, which will be live-streamed on NCERT Official YouTube channel – from 09 October – 13 October 2023 at 4:00- 5:00 pm (Monday to Friday). The session will also be telecasted live on the following:

  • PM eVIDYA channels #6-12
  • DD Free Dish Channel
  • DISH TV channel #2027-2033
  • Jio TV mobile app

If you missed the Live Sessions, you can watch the recording at the given link- (Link will be updated on 9th October by 4:00 pm)

Step: 3 Participation in Post-Session Activity and Certification: 

Participate in the post session quiz, score 70% & above to get a certificate.

Post-Session Quiz Link – (Link will be updated on 13 October, 2023)
Assessment Opening Date: 13th October 2023 by 6 pm
Assessment Closing Date: 23th October 2023 by 6 pm

Participants are allowed to attempt the quiz only once and those scoring 70% and above in the quiz will receive a certificate of participation on their registered Email ID within 30 days of taking the post session quiz (Check in SPAM Mail if not found in the Inbox).

Queries related to non-issue of certificate will be entertained only after 30 days from the date of opening the post-session assessment (i.e 13th November, 2023). Response will be provided only to the mails sent to the mail ID

Step 4: Submit Your Feedback about NCERT Trainings:

Submit your feedback using the link or by scanning the QR code.

This feedback form is intended to know your experiences, learning and suggestions regarding the online training on “Digital Technology for Children With Special Needs” organized by CIET-NCERT. Kindly share your experiences and suggestions with us. This will help us further improve the virtual training process. The confidentiality of your responses will be ensured.

For any queries, mail to: or call: 8800440559.

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