Vidya Vanam offers an intensive 17-day programme on the Theme-Based Inter-Disciplinary Methodology developed by the school. The course covers early childhood development, aspects of child psychology and education theories, a detailed exposition of the theme-based inter-disciplinary methodology and its success in dealing with children in rural and tribal areas, the benefits of the Mixed Age Group learning, personality development for teachers and the importance of co-curricular activities. It includes 12 days of classes and five days of hands-on practical training.
Facilities: On campus stay (dormitory accommodation), food and study materials
Cost: Rs 28,000 per person
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Vidya Vanam has trained teachers from the bridge schools for tribal school dropouts run by the Kerala State Government’s Kudumbashree Programme. Around 120 teachers completed the training in four batches from June 2017 to January 2018.