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Updated on 03 Feb, 2014

The DEP-SSA aims at providing initial and recurrent orientation of teachers in a cost-effective manner without dislocating them from the place of their work and without compromising with the quality.

The main activities conducted under the DEP-SSA are:

  • Assistance to states in devising suitable strategies for conducting training of teachers and other functionaries through the distance mode
  • Capacity-building workshops on distance learning materials
  • Development of self-learning material (SLM)
  • Development of audio/radio scripts
  • Development of video scripts
  • Development of multi-media package (MMP)
  • Developing users’ manual for distance learning (DL) materials.
  • Orientation and training of functionaries of SSA through teleconferencing
  • Instructional radio broadcast and interactive radio programmes

DEP-SSA utilises the services of professionals as resource persons for its capacity building. If you are willing to be involved in such programmes and have expertise in any of the following fields given below, you may submit your precise details as given in the following format:

Field of expertise

  • Open and distance learning (ODL) SLMs
  • Audio/radio script writing and production
  • Video script writing and production
  • Anchoring (radio/teleconference)
  • Proficiency in language(s), specially Indian languages
  • Pedagogy/teacher training (specifying specialisation)
  • Research and evaluation
  • Integrated education for the disabled/special education