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SET 2011 Planting Seeds and Changing Lives

August 15, 2011

After 10 years of co-operating with Hanoi University of Education, Glocal Ventures, Inc was presented an award recognizing its "many contributions to the process of creating and developing the Department of Special Education in the years 2001-2011" in June 2011, read more here.

To continue this long – running project, our 10 members of Special Education Training team (SET) with Hanoi U of Ed has held a conference in July 2011 for 220 participants from all provinces and cities in Vietnam. This year conference’s theme was “Planting Seeds – Changing Lives” with 5 topics: Hands on Curriculums, Life Skills, Sensory Integration, IEP, Communities in School.
The team also did hands on training at kindergartens and specialized centers for autistic children which has impacted 40 teachers and 160 kids.

The conference was not just about theory but also practice. This was what was said by a lady with an autistic child:”The lecture who had the same problem with my child has shown a great example for everyone that it is POSSIBLE for your children. You just need to LOVE them, SUPPORT them and be PATIENT.

See more pictures here.

The talent show, is it just for fun?

The talent show, is it just for fun? Absolutely not. Every year, we host summer camps for children living orphanages in Hanoi. The first night of camp usually include a talent show. This is where children, staff from orphanages as well as our volunteers show their talents and skills. The entertainment value is great and that’s the impact that can [...]

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