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Support Teachers for Disabled Children in Primary Schools - Hope Village

IMPLEMENTING NGO
Hope Village for Development and Social Rehabilitation.

TRAINERS
Support, Education, Training for inclusion, a division of the CARITAS charitable network (SETI-CARITAS).

OBJECTIVE
Train and qualify 110 young people to work as Support Teachers for Children with physical and learning disabilities in primary schools and kindergartens.

GEOGRAPHICAL AREA
Alexandria Governorate.

DURATION
24 months, as of September 1, 2012.

STATUS
Ongoing.

This project is considered a second phase of an SFSD-funded project, implemented in the period from 2009 to 2011 in 25 public and private kindergartens and primary schools practicing inclusive education in Alexandria.

The current project aims to train 110 university graduates to work as support teachers for children with physical and learning disabilities. Trained support teachers will be qualified in appropriate teaching methods to use with disabled youngsters, and then employed in participating schools.

The project includes a series of workshops to raise awareness about disabilities. Beneficiaries include teachers, school supervisor, social workers and parents of disabled children. Support, Education, Training for inclusion, a division of the CARITAS charitable network (SETI-CARITAS) delivers the theoretical curriculum and the practical training.