Staff members of Callan Studies National Institute discuss the challenges and opportunities that face their organisation during a leadership workshop in Port Moresby that was conducted from May 9 to 13th at the Emmaus Retreat Centre in Port Moresby.
Callan Studies National Institute (CSNI) is a higher learning institute within the Network of Callan Services. The institute is established through catholic education agency of the Diocese of Wewak and is established like teachers colleges in other parts of Papua New Guinea. CSNI is governed by a governing council which is headed currently br Br Kevin Ryan (CSNU Director) as chair of the board and appointed members in different fields but related to higher education in PNG. The institute develops programs and models of educational programs for special education and conducts training for teachers in the inclusvie education resource centres (IERCs) across the Network of Callan Services.
CSNI also conducts and develops Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for children with disabilities and helps teachers of IERCs to implement these IEPs for children with disabilities. CSNI collaborates with Callan Services National Unit as the national coordinating agency and provides training for IERCs throughout the Network of Callan Services. Currently CSNI has two regional offices. One in the highlands of PNG in Goroka and Hagen and another in Rabaul for the New Guinea Islands region. The institute is based at Wewak with Callan Services National Unit at Kaindi campus, Wewak.
For further information about the work of CSNI visit this link 2016 CSNI