FAQ's

DISTANCE / ONLINE TEACHERS' TRAINING COURSES

About the Institute

Does your institute have registration/recognition?

We are a Govt. Registered Institute under Societies' Registration Act, 1860 and Public Trust Act, 1950.

How long has VES been conducting Teacher Training Courses?

We have been conducting Teacher Training Courses for almost twenty years.

Why should I choose VES?

We offer the following features through our online/distance teacher training courses, that make us different from other institutes and an obvious choice as an institute:

  • Rich experience
  • Theoretical and practical training
  • Comprehensive course material
  • Committed and expert course coordinators
  • Co-operative Admin team
  • Year-round admissions
  • Reasonable course fee
  • Flexible course schedule
  • Reference letter for Internship offered
  • Study material sent via couriers or e-mails
  • Assignment- based evaluation
  • No travelling to the institute required
  • Courses can be done from home.
  • Courses can be done from any part of the world.
  • Certification accepted world-wide

Do you have any branches?

No, we do not have any branches anywhere in Mumbai or India. We are located at Borivali West, Mumbai.

What are the different Modes of Study through which your courses can be done?

We offer three different Modes of Study. They are:

  • Regular/ In-class Mode (Regular classes are conducted at Borivali, Mumbai)
  • Distance / Correspondence Mode (Can be done by anyone from anywhere within India)
  • Online/ E-learning Mode (Can be done by anyone from anywhere within India or Abroad)

What is the difference between the three modes of study offered by you?

Regular/In-class Distance Online
Conducted only in Mumbai Offered to candidates in any part of India Offered to candidates worldwide
Regular lectures conducted Study materials & assignments sent through courier Study materials & assignments sent through e-mail (in PDF)
You have to come to the institute every day. You can do it from the comfort of your home; no travel required at any time during the course
Exams will be conducted. Assignment-based programme; no examinations conducted.

 

Courses Offered

Which are the courses offered through the online/distance mode of study?

We conduct the following courses through the Online/Distance Mode of Study:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCEd)
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education (ECE)
  • Diploma in Montessori Teacher Training Course (MTT)
  • Diploma in Nursery Teacher Training Course (NTT)
  • Diploma in Pre Primary Teacher Training Course (PPTC)

 

Eligibility

Is there an age limit to enrol for the courses at your Institute?

No, there is no upper age limit to enrol for the courses. You need to be 18 years old or above.

What is the minimum educational qualification required to do the online/distance teacher's training courses?

The minimum qualification is 10+2 level to do the online/distance teachers' training courses.

I've just given XII Std. exams. Am I eligible to do a course from your institute?

Yes, but your admission would be provisional. It will be confirmed only after you complete Std. XII. You are required to submit a photocopy or a scanned copy of your Std. XII mark sheet or certificate at our office once you are awarded with it.

I am in my forties. I left studies long back. Now my children have grown up, so I want to take up a part-time job. Can I join the course at your institute? Is there any upper age limit?

No, there is no upper limit as far as your age is concerned. You can join our courses through the online/distance mode. If you have a desire to learn, we will train you.

 

Online/Distance Mode of Study

I cannot travel to your institute everyday, but I'm interested in doing a teacher training course? What options do I have?

You can choose the distance or online mode of study to do a course with us.

I don't reside in Mumbai. I came across your website and was impressed. How can I do a course with you without having to attend lectures?

You can choose the distance or online mode of study to do a course with us.

How will I receive my study materials?

In case you choose Online mode : In case you choose Distance mode :
Study materials and assignments will be sent via e-mails on your e-mail account. Study materials and assignments will be sent by courier to your postal address.

If I choose the Online/Distance mode, how can I get my doubts clarified?

Our course coordinator and faculty offer guidance and support through phone/e-mails. You can either call or e-mail your course-coordinator at any time and get your doubts clarified by her.

What is the course structure?

For online/distance courses, there are 5 modules – 4 theory modules and 1 practical module, thus giving you a comprehensive knowledge and understanding. Click here (link to tt online) to know more.

How does the Online/Distance Mode work?

The process is simple. Click here (link to tt online) to know in detail.

What are assignments? How am I supposed to solve them?

An assignment is a set of objective and subjective- type questions. You have to study the modules sent to you and answer these questions based on your understanding. Marks will be allotted on the basis of solved and submitted assignments. Each module has three assignments.

How should I send the assignments?

In case you choose Online mode: In case you choose Distance mode:
E-Mail the solved assignments on our e-mail id. Courier the solved assignments to our postal address.

If no examinations are conducted, how will I be evaluated?

You will be evaluated based on your performance in the assignments.

How will I get enough practical training?

The fifth study module is completely practical- oriented. It will give you thorough knowledge of practical aspects of teacher training. If you wish to do an internship in a school near your residence, we can provide you with a recommendation letter under our letter head, which when produced before the school authorities, you will be allowed to intern with them. This gives you optimum practical training.

 

Duration

What is the duration of the teacher training courses?

The duration of all our programmes is 1 year. However, you can complete the course at any time within the 1-year period. It takes around 6 to 8 months to complete the courses through the online/distance mode.

 

Benefits of doing a Teachers' Training Course

Could you tell me the advantages of doing the teacher training courses?

There is a high demand for trained preschool teachers as schools and parents understand the vital role played by teachers in children's learning and development. Our teacher training courses help you to

  • Gain theoretical knowledge about child psychology, child growth and development, child health and nutrition.
  • Gain practical knowledge about teaching skills, working with children, executing a school curriculum, planning lessons, conducting lessons etc.
  • Become more confident and develop personality.
  • Become aware of the nuances of pre-primary and primary level teaching.

 

Fees

How do I pay the fee?

You can pay fee either through cash, cheque, demand draft or account transfer.

Do I have to pay an extra amount for the couriers, phone calls,study materials, hall ticket or certificates?

No, the fee is all – inclusive, and no further charges are levied.

What is your refund policy, if any?

Fees once paid are not refundable under any circumstances, for any reason (marriage, pregnancy, transfer etc.).

 

Certification and validity

Is your certificate valid in all countries? Will I be able to get a teaching job in any country?

We are a Govt. Registered Institute and the diploma offered by us is accepted in schools and educational institutes throughout the world.

However, note that your employment is subject to the licensing rules and eligibility requirements of the country you want to work in.

Nevertheless, our students have successful careers as teachers in many countries including Canada, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kenya, China, Singapore, Kuwait and Oman.

 

Job Opportunities

What are the career opportunities that will open before me on completion of these teacher's training courses?

On successful completion of these teacher's training courses you will be awarded with a Diploma Certificate. This Diploma certification will enable you to

  • Work as Teachers, Asst. Teachers in pre-schools/ Nursery schools/ pre-primary schools/ kindergartens/ playschools or established schools with pre-primary and primary sections.
  • get promotions or avail opportunities of increment at your workplace in case you are an existing teacher by upgrading your knowledge and skills.
  • have a fruitful career as a trainer / faculty at a teacher training institute of repute.
  • hold other academic posts such as
    • Principal / Vice Principal
    • Supervisor / Asst. Supervisor
    • Curriculum Planner
    • Course Coordinator

    in pre-schools/ Nursery schools/ pre-primary schools/ kindergartens/ playschools.

  • become an entrepreneur and start your independent flourishing venture in the field of pre-school education.

Therefore, our programmes are excellent means to foster your bright and successful career in diverse child care set-ups.

Can I get a job in other schools, or am I eligible to teach only at your school?

You will be eligible to teach at schools and educational organizations across the world. Our certificate is accepted across the country and world. Our trainees have been placed in renowned schools affiliated to different boards in India and abroad on the basis of the certification awarded by us.

What will be the earning potential with your certification?

Your pay scale as a pre-primary teacher would depend on many factors such as the organization you are employed with, your performance, your experience etc. There is no fixed Govt. pay scale for pre-school teachers.

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