1. Questions related to the Program and the courses offered 2. Questions regarding Admissions. 3. Other frequently asked questions: What are LETTER programs? The Learning Edge Teacher Training, Education & Research (LETTER) Academy is an initiative of Learning Edge India Pvt.Ltd., who are founders of Little Elly Preschool, a network of 100+ preschools and pioneers in the field of Education for more than 10 years. LETTER is an autonomous Teachers Training division. Various training programs for teachers are offered under this division. Other verticals are within the company are Little Elly Preschool, Glentree academy – k-12 school and Elly Child Care What are the courses offered under Teacher Training Program? Diploma in Preschool & Primary School Education. Diploma in Primary School Education Certification in Technology in Teaching. Certification in Functional English. Certification in Classroom Teaching & Instructional strategies. Are the programs accredited? All the programs offered under LETTER are currently approved by Bharat Sevak Samaj, a developmental agency, Govt. of India. How is the LETTER programs different from other Teachers Training Program? Our programs are completely hands on, which is conducted in a school environment. The courses are offered under credit system. So, transfer of credits are always possible, if the student decides to do more than one certification. All the courses comprise of school visits and practical training which includes internship. What are the job opportunities after the completion the of the program? The monitored Internship Program (MIP), gives complete hands on training and happens to be a good work experience for all the student-teachers. LETTER Academy’s placement cell provides, 100% placement assistance. Upon successful completion of the training and based on the merit, most of the students are observed into our preschools, main stream schools & child care facilities. What is the methodology followed? Our experienced trainers make the classroom session highly interactive. The learning in the classroom is completely activity based with regular assignments and projects. There is minimal of 50 hours of internship. For successful completion of the course, the students are required to clear written examination and present their projects. What is the program durations? Diploma programs are 8 to 10 months’ duration & certification programs are 50 hours each. What is the mode of delivery? Currently, weekend and weekday classes are available. Online and distance education options are available for working teachers. Where are the LETTER locations? We are located across Bangalore – HSR layout, Singasandra, Hulimavu, Indiranagar, R.T.Nagar, Rajaji nagar. What is the admission process? Once the prospective student decides to enrol into the course, the necessary documents should be submitted along with the filled application form. The documents include photocopies of her educational degrees, employment letter if she is working and necessary photographs. What is the eligibility for doing the course? Graduation is required for Diploma in Preschool & Primary school certification. For only Preschool Diploma, 12th /PUC pass with good command over English is sufficient. Certification programs are offered to working teachers only. What is your cancellation policy? Once fee paid will not be refunded. What is the fee structure? Prospectus contains all the information about fee structure, which is found along with FAQ in the application kit. Can I discontinue my course and resume it later? Yes. The completed credits will be considered. But, the candidate cannot take more than 1 year from the time of discontinuation. How do you handle Malpractice and plagiarism? At any point of time, if organization comes to know that any student trainee indulges in act of malpractice and plagiarism to complete the course, severe legal action will be taken and the result will be suspended, if the candidate is found guilty of Malpractice. The organization also takes legal steps if the records submitted by the student along with the application form is found to be fake. What steps do you take to provide equal opportunities to all? The organization provides equal opportunities to all the students irrespective of cast, creed or religion, as every individual’s contribution as a trainee is respected. No student will be treated partially because of any unsatisfied condition. How do you ensure safety of your student trainees? The organization is committed in providing a safe and healthy setting to all the student trainees, visitors, staff and sub-staffs. Most of the training facilities are equipped with CCTV cameras with recording facility. Is there any procedure for students to appeal any kind of issues or complaints? The students can register a complaint with management if she comes across any issues and appropriate action will be taken depending upon the situation. How do you ensure the quality of the courses offered? The courses are verified by experienced content developers with extensive teaching experience and will be updated regularly with the inputs from advisors. Do you offer any orientations program before joining date? Yes. How do you select your trainers? The trainers are experienced and qualified people like retired principals, lecturers and persons who have been in the field of Education for many years.