Evidence suggests that around 100 million children in the world do not have access to primary education. It is also estimated that less than one per cent of the world's disabled children attend school in developing countries.
The visually impaired students can academically be successful beyond any doubt if appropriate instructional strategies are adopted by the educational system and proper services are provided by the authorities
There are various meanings and perspectives of the word “disability”. The World Health Organization defines it in different contexts. For example, the word “Impairment”, according to WHO, means a loss or abnormality of physiological or anatomical structure or function.
A number of Indian students go abroad for studies every year. According to the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry the figure stands at nearly 5 lacks. One not only gets a good exposure studying in countries such as the US, the UK, France, Canada or Japan but finding a good job in big multinational companies also becomes easy.
If a student has been unable to pass a 10th or 12th std. examination and is still looking for a better alternative then NIOS offers an opportunity. Its full form is National Institute of Open Schooling and it was established in 1989 to facilitate those students who were unable to pursue regular education due to various compulsions. It was earlier known as national open school.
Various Career Avenues arise after the completion of 12th Std. They include professional courses which help in getting a job after completion of the relevant course as well as the academic courses. Students are currently preferring those professional courses which help in getting immediate employment after completing the course.IT related courses are most popular among them.