Session on Deaf Education, Deaf Culture and Inclusive Education

On the 12th of October 2017, five guest speakers from Wangsel Institute, Drugyel conducted a session on deaf education and inclusive education from 2 pm to 4:30 pm to the 4th year Bachelor of Primary Education students. The session was organized to fulfil the objectives of the module “Teaching Children with Special Needs”, where students were required to learn about the roles and responsibilities of Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO), Principals, the process of Individualized Education Programme, Deaf Education and other topics which could be best taught by experienced teachers working in schools with SEN programme or a special school. The team was led by Mr. Dechen Tshering, Principal of the Institute, and included Ms. Chimi Zangmo, the SENCO, Ms. Sushila Gurung, SEN teacher, Ms Heather Black, AVID volunteer, and Dr. Suksiri Danthanavanich from Thailand.