Certificate Course in Pre
School Education & Portage
Mode of Education - Distance Learning
Registration & Prospectus: Rs. 250/-
Course Fees: Rs. 4000/-
Last Date for submission of Application Forms :
30th September of
Last Date with late fees of Rs. 300/- for submission of
Application Forms : 31st October of every year
Duration: 6 months (Usually from September to February every year)
Eligibility: Graduation or equivalent
(Approved by International Portage Association, USA)
The above mentioned certificate course is for 6 months
duration. It is planned to equip the teachers and resource
functionaries who are interested in the area of Early Childhood
for adopting various strategies for the stimulation of the
children who are at risk or are suffering from some developmental
problems. The course may also be beneficial to the parents of such
children. They will be able to handle their children more
efficiently and effectively after the completion of the course.
Identifying children of risk of
Developmental Delays and Mental Retardation.
Helping the children (especially 0-6 years)
to acquire new developmental skills in the areas of Cognitive,
Language, Emotional and Social Developments and acquiring of
self help skills.
Helping to overcome Pseudo-Developmental
Delays of young children.
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Help in dealing with special needs children
for early intervention training and enhancement of their
all-round development to their fullest potentials through home
/ institution / centre based training.
Training and counselling as well as
guidance to parents / caretakers who have questions about the
development of children.
Identify, diagnose the development lags and
reduce, cognitive, social, emotional, etc.
Useful in dealing with prevention and
promotion of early childhood development for all children in
general and with developmental lags in particular.
Development of positive collaboration
between children, teachers, parents, doctors,
Stress on integrated / inclusion education
through childhood comprehensive, flexible, responsive
community based teaching.
Recording of systematic, skill by skill /
activity by activity training and have immediate and long term
High quality early intervention practices
and helping trainees for building up child's independence,
initiation and self-concept.
Training for embedding early intervention /
portage services into family rituals, play and daily routines.
Cornerstones of training programme would be
i) Child Development
ii) Family Development
iii) Community Building
iv) Staff Development
Requirement of Admission
Graduates, preferably professionals /
pre-school / nursery school teachers / parents of young delayed
children or those interested in such courses.
Admissions will be done on the basis of
academic merit and teaching /work experience.
Number of seats-200.
Mode of Payment
Pay Order/Demand Draft for each course undertaken may be drawn
in favor of Indian National Portage Association (INPA), payable at
Chandigarh. Bank Draft/Pay Orders may be sent to Dr. (Mrs.) Tehal
Kohli, President, Indian National Portage Association (INPA)
Karuna Sadan, First Floor, Room No. 14-15, Sector: 11-B,
Chandigarh, Pin: 160011. INDIA.