Sir Shapurji Billimoria Foundation (SSBF) is a charity trust founded in 1998 to promote Integrated Education in India. Integrated Education is an innovative teaching methodology that not only includes but integrates gifted, normal and special children; poor and rich children; disadvantaged and privileged children; sharing the same class in school.
SSBF offers India’s only Integrated Education Teachers’ Diploma, affiliated to the SNDT University and National Council for Teacher Education, Government of India. UNICEF declared it as one of only five such courses across South Asia. The Foundation launched India’s first innovative two-year Diploma in Integrated Education in 2003.
The Foundation established India’s first comprehensive Institute of Integrated Education that will include the following five pillars:
A Center for Teacher Education –to conduct full-time / part-time degree, diploma and short term courses and workshops
A School – to be a placement center for student teachers and serve as a model for replication
A Unit for Research and Documentation – to develop indigenous literature, training manuals, conduct educational research and network with organizations
A Resource-cum-Pedagogy and Study Center (with guest house facilities) where teachers / students / parents and educationists can participate in workshops and access resource material
E-learning: (a) On-line education B.Ed. degree/diploma/workshop and (b) Grade I-X on-line school for teachers/parents/students without access to brick-and-mortar school education.
Income Rs15 lac
Expense Rs15 lac
Source : Audit Report 2016
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