New Delhi: National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), New Delhi, has launched a special one-year diploma course, from upcoming session 2013. The course is being offered for training of professionals in guidance and counselling, combining distance / online and face-to-face modes.
As per the notification issued by the council on its website, the course is open to teachers, teacher educators, school administrators and untrained guidance personnel from India, other SAARC, and Afro-Asian countries. In addition, admission to eligible candidates will be offered on regional basis at NCERT Headquarters (DEPFE), New Delhi and Regional Institutes of Education. Maximum number of seats at each centre will be 50.
According to sources, the course aims to train in-service teachers, teacher educators, school administrators and untrained guidance personnel as counselors / teacher counselors to guide and counsel students in schools and other related settings.
The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) is an apex resource organization set up by the Government of India. With its headquarter in at Sri Aurbindo Marg in New Delhi, this esteemed organization was established in the year 1961. The key function of this council is to assist and advise the central and state governments on academic matters related to school education.
For more details, candidates are advised to visit the council’s official website: http://www.ncert.nic.in/.