COMSTECH the Ministerial Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation of the OlC (0rganization of lslamic Cooperation) and lda Rieu Schools for the Blind & Deaf have launched Special Teacher’s Training Program. This program is one of its kind in offering a dedicated 3 months training to special teachers by experts in this field. Special Education Teachers from all OlC member states (57 countries) can benefit from this program. This program was jointly discussed and agreed by Ms. Nadira Panjwani, HI, SI and Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary, (Mustafa (PBUH) Prize Laureate, H. I, S. I, T. I, Coordinator General COMSTECH.
COMSTECH is the only OlC institution hosted by Government of Pakistan, presided by the President of Pakistan as Chairman of COMSTECH. COMSTECH was established in 1981. The core mandate of COMSTECH is to strengthen cooperation among OIC Member States in science and technology (S&T). The ultimate aim is to build and nourish a scientific culture in addition to using S&T as a major contributor to socio-economic development and rapid industrialization of member countries.
lda Rieu Schools for the Blind & Deaf are schools and colleges run by the lda Rieu Welfare Association. IRWA came into existence in 1922 in Karachi with the vision of imparting education and training to the blind and deaf children to make them useful citizens of community. Their mission is to nurture the intellectual and social skills of special children and enable them to cope with all challenges through education and training.
This program is open for Nationals of OIC member and observer states with age limit of 28-40 years. Applicants holding teaching experience of 1-year at least/ relevant educational background will be given preference.
- Training is for a period of 3 months.
- COMSTECH will provide return economy class tickets to successful international applicants and will cover their visa fee.
- All research/learning/practice activities will be conducted in English.
Applicant is required to submit, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org , the following items:
- Scanned copy of applicant’s valid passport
- CV, maximum three pages
- Supporting Statement from Head of Home Institution/Employer.
Closing date for applications is 10th January, 2024 at 23:59 PKT
Details of training will be shared with selected candidates through email.