Port Blair, July 1: To educationally orient the school and college teachers, who are involved in alternative channel of teaching the school children/college students, the Indira Gandhi National Open University provides Master Degree in Distance Education.

The two year MADE programme provides professional education on “Educational communication technologies, Learner support services at a distance”; besides, few theory papers and project work. As the pedagogy for tele-class is different from conventional class -room teaching,, especially in electronic mass media special training is highly required.

More and more school teachers are becoming distance teachers through tele-class mode. To meet the growing demand of tele-teachers, due to long hours transmission through Radio, TV and Cable TV, the MADE provides capacity building opportunity for pre-service and in-service teachers. Interested teachers may refer the academic curriculum of MADE programme, by referring its study material at Regional Centre library.. For admission related details, teachers may contact IGNOU Regional Centre, Port Blair on 03192-242888/230111 (or) email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.