General Information on the Program in Intellectual Disabilities II

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The program of the course in “Intellectual Disabilities II- Inclusion of Intellectual Disability into Community Development -” consists of the following three (3) stages.

Stage (Period) Activities
Preliminary Program in home country
(Feb. 2006 – Mar. 2006)
  1. 1. Submission of the Inception Report
Program in Japan
(May 18, 2006 – July 17, 2006)
  1. A series of lectures, dialogues, case studies and field studies
  2. Presentation of Inception Report
  3. Management skills
  4. Individual Training
Program in Cambodia
(July 18, 2006 – July 28, 2006)
  1. Discussion and field studies
  2. Submission of the Interim Report (Action Plan)
  3. Evaluation
Program in home country
(Aug. 2005 – Jan. 2006)
  1. Submission of the Final Report
  2. Certification and Finalization

Note: certificate will be given to participants after their submission of Final Report.

COURSE DETAILS (Please note that this is a provisional curriculum.)

Stage 1 : Preliminary Program in Home Country (February 2006 – March 2006)

(1) Submission of the Inception Report

Purpose: In preparation for the program, each applicant is required to write the Inception Report on the subjects given in ANNEX II. The main objective of the report is to clarify problems related to the disability employment in home country and set up own objectives of the training course.

Submission: by March 17, 2006 together with the Nomination Form (A2 A3 Form) to JICA local office (or Embassy of Japan). It should be typewritten on A4 size paper, between 5 to 10 pages.

Note: Participants will make a presentation during the course based on this Inception Report. Make sure to bring the report by data in floppy disks, USB memory sticks, or CD-ROMs. For the presentation, audiovisual aids, such as Power Point, a video player, slide projector, OHC and OHP are available.

Stage 2-1 : Program in Japan (May 18, 2006 – July 17, 2006)

(2) Lectures, Visits, and Practice: Participants
  1. Are provided with opportunities to learn about PWID and Japanese system to support them.
  2. Are requested to analyze situation of PWID and resource to improve it in their country/area.
  3. Will discuss on inclusion of the Intellectual Disability into Community Development.

Stage 2-2: Program in Cambodia (July 18, 2006 – July 28, 2006)

(3) Lectures, Visits, and Presentation: Participants
  1. Will learn community programs in rural areas.
  2. Will exercise PLA in a village.

At the end of the Program in Cambodia, all participants are required to prepare an Action Plan of projectwhich supports persons with intellectual disabilities through community approach offered by their organizations.

Stage 3 Program in Home Country (July 2006 – December 2006)

(4) Submission of the Final Report (Program in home country)

Purpose: On their return to the home country all participants are expected to carry out a project of the employment promotion of persons with disabilities in their organizations. Within five (5) months of their return, it is required to submit the Final Report to JICA and inform the progress of the project. You may attach relative information, articles, media coverage of your organization, government and JICA office if necessary. The report should be submitted both in written form by post and also by e-mail to JICA TOKYO.

Address: 49-5, Nishihara 2-chome, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0066, Japan

Mail to :, the training officer, JICA Tokyo International Center.

(5) Certification and Finalization

Please note that this course does not complete only in Japan but the participants are expected to report and carry out their plan in their home country. The certificate will be sent by post to each participant by JICA upon successful completion of the Final Report.


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