As part of its outreach programmes, the Rishi Valley Institute of Teacher Education has been organizing short term programmes for teachers from a wide range of schools. These programmes include:
Two to four-day residential workshops are designed for promoting innovative and child-centred pedagogy in specific subject areas. Invitations are sent to a wide range of schools. The workshops are conducted by experienced resource persons who are experts in their respective areas.
A mini-course was designed and conducted in the teaching of Hindi to non-Hindi speaking students. This was conducted for teachers from local schools in and around Madanapalle.
Exposure visits for schools
Four days to week-long exposure visits for groups of teachers from like-minded schools are also organized. These are customized to the needs to specific groups. The programme includes: a) orientation to the school's philosophy and practices b) more detailed sharing of curriculum and teaching methods c) some classroom observations at the main residential school as well as the rural education centre d) discussions on practical and philosophical issues of education.