Continuous Professional Development

BHVI Academy EyeTeach©: From Clinician to Educator workshops – Kerala and Gujarat

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India Vision institute (IVI) organized two Brien Holden Vision Institute Academy EyeTeach©: from Clinician to Educators workshops for Optometry educators in Kerala and Gujarat. 30 participants from 16 colleges participated in the two workshops held in Kochi on 9-10 November, 2014 and in Surat on 14-15 November, 2014.      

Focusing on best practices in teaching and learning, the workshops were facilitated by Ms Helen Dalton, Education Consultant and Ms Salma Ismail, Global Education Officer, both from Brien Holden Vision Institute, Sydney. The workshops were organized under the aegis of the IVI Academy for Eyecare Educators working towards all-round faculty development. 

“The content covered during the workshop was very good. The workshop showed me where I stand and what I should do to improvise and apply teaching and learning differently from the usual traditional way.”- Jasmine P. Charan, Giridhar Eye Institute, Cochin.          

“We can develop a more confident and systematic approach towards teaching, is what I gained from this workshop. The methodologies discussed were very good. Activities conducted during the program were useful.”- John K.K, Dr.Joseph Marthoma Institute of Ophthalmology & Research Centre, Kattanam.   

IVI acknowledges the support of Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation and Optometry Giving Sight in funding this program.