NS National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has announced a one-year diploma course for training of professionals in guidance and counselling. Candidates can apply online ncert.nic.in The last date for submission of online application form is November 5, 2021.
The course will be a mix of both distance and face-to-face mode. The curriculum aims to enhance the skills and competencies of the teachers to promote the holistic development of the students and to handle their academic, socio-emotional and moral problems.
Teachers, teachers, school administrators and untrained guidance personnel from India can apply for the course. The course will be conducted in three phases, i.e. distance (six months; January-June 2022), face-to-face contact program at respective study centers (three months; July-September 2022), and internship in home town/workplace (three months; October -December 2022).
Applicants must attach self-attested copies of marks/grade sheets/degrees/certificates in support of qualifications and work experience with the application form.
“The increasing complexities and stresses of modern life, corresponding to everyday reports of lack of interest in studies, low achievement, deficits, aggression, behavioral problems, suicide, drug abuse, and the provision of guidance and counseling to children and youth.” In such call schools. Teachers and other school personnel need to equip themselves with supportive skills to promote personal, social, academic, career development and adjustment of students throughout the school years. However, this requires professional Orientation and training is required,” the NCERT said.
Eligible candidates will be admitted to DEPFE, NCERT, New Delhi and Regional Institutes of Education at Ajmer, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Mysore and Shillong. A total of 50 seats will be available at each centre.
Government deputation professionals from centrally funded organizations will have to pay Rs 19,500 as course fee, while the fee for government deputationists from state/UT departments is Rs 6,000. Private candidates willing to do the course will have to pay Rs.30,000.