Application Is Now Open For The Teruko Ikeda ICT Training 2013

Application Is Now Open For The Teruko Ikeda ICT Training 2013

The Japan Braille Library is now accepting applications for the Teruko Ikeda ICT Training 2013. There will be 2 programmes this year: one intermediate level and one advanced level. The intermediate course will be from Sunday, 4 August to Friday, 16 August 2013. The Advanced course will be from Sunday, 18 August to Sunday, 2 September 2013.

In the intermediate course, trainees will learn more about the Windows 8 Operating System, NVDA Screen-reader, MSOffice (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc), Internet Browsing, E-mailing and Social Media such as Facebook. Other topics can be included based on the request from the trainees.

As for the Advanced course, trainees should already have knowledge in Windows 8 Operating System, NVDA Screen-reader and some experience in blogging. Trainees will learn to create their own website, Internet radio streaming and music editing.

Trainees should have the following qualifications:

  • visually impaired from countries in the Asia-Pacific Region
  • possess basic computer skills and reasonable level of English proficiency
  • between 18 – 35 years old
  • healthy and able to live independently

Interested applicants should seek recommendation from the former trainees of the Teruko Ikeda ICT Training Programme or go through your local organisation for the blind.

Only selected applicants will be contacted for interview. The announcement of successful applicants will be made at the end of March 2013. The decision of the Selection Committee is final.

For further information, kindly e-mail Ms. Christina Anne Lau christinalmk@gmail.com.

The closing date is 28 February 2013. Successful candidates shall be notified by e-mail. We look forward to receiving your applications.

Thank you.