School internship programme is a tool to develop professional teachers. Connecting prospective
teachers globally utilizing teacher training programme will bring the learners’ community together
and reduce the distance among the knowledge seekers. The models of internship are performed in
isolation (Chennat, 2014). Considering the current structure of the internship programme
prescribed by the National Council for Teacher Education, the aim and objective of this study is to
found various practical ways to collaborate prospective teachers through teacher training
programs globally (Yadav, 2011). The study has focused on and discussed the training modules
being practiced in India. The paper has suggested practical alternatives for teacher training
modules using ICT to connect the prospective teachers globally.
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