Centre: Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research
Medium of Instruction: English
Professionals working in Teacher Education Institutions and having a Teacher Education Degree (D.Ed/B.Ed) and an Undergraduate Degree in any discipline are eligible. 2-3 years of relevant experience is desirable.
2017 November cycle is for individuals nominated by Government of Karnataka and for a few limited open seats.
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INTRODUCTIONThis is a Post Graduate Certificate Course in Contemporary Education Perspectives and Research (PGCC-CEPR). The course is aimed at providing continuous professional development for teacher educators. The course has been developed collaboratively by the Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai and the RV Education Consortium (RVEC), Bengaluru. The course has been approved by the TISS Academic Council and the Certificate (equivalent to 16 credits) is awarded by the TISS. A blended approach has been adopted to address the needs of working professionals. OBJECTIVESThe course will provide an opportunity for faculty of teacher education institutions and professionals working in various government Departments of Education to develop perspectives relevant to current education reform in India and to develop specific capabilities for research in teacher education and policy formulation and practice. The PGCC-CEPR offers a research-focused professional learning approach to enable practitioners to engage in research and helps connect research findings and applied knowledge. It will also involve perspective building via special lectures by Resource Persons of national repute on relevant themes pertaining to recent educational developments in India and the developing world.PARTICIPANT PROFILETeacher educators (from DIETs/CTEs/IASEs/B.Ed & D.Ed colleges/CRPs & BRPs)CAREER AND ACADEMIC ADVANCEMENT
This course will provide continuous professional development opportunities as well as serve as a foundation for those students interested in pursuing an academic/research career.
Participants will be provided study materials, access to e-resources (including journals) and mentoring support.
The contact classes will take place at:
RV Education Consortium (RVEC)
R.V. Teachers College Building, II Block, Jayanagar, Bengaluru 560001.
Phones: 91-80-2656 2386 | Fax: +91-80-2656 8290 | www.rvinstitutions.com
TENTATIVE LAUNCH DATE20 November, 2017
Sirisha KandukuriPh. +91 9035290718Email: email@example.com
Manshvi PalanPh. +91 7208459652 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
HOW TO APPLY
State nominees’ applications will be made and processed by the relevant sponsoring agency. (For Karnataka, please contact SSA)
Open: Apply through the application Form.
Distribution of Credit Hours:
Total Credits of the Programme: 16
120 hours of classroom teaching or 240 hours of self-study.
(1 Credit=15 hours classroom teaching or 30 hours self-study)
The course will run in 2 modules of 2 cycles each. Each cycle of 8 weeks duration will comprise of one week of contact classes (6 days) and seven weeks of self-study in the distance mode. Weekly on-line course will be held on every Saturday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm during distance mode.
The TISS eleven point grading scheme would be used for the evaluation of the course.
A brief description of the courses to be offered is given below:
Project formulation and data collection
MODULE 2 1 (Cycle 3: 1+7 weeks; Cycle 4: 1+7 weeks)
Perspectives in Education-Curriculum, Pedagogy and Quality
Research Analysis, Writing and Presentation
Thematic Course : Teacher Education
Developing Practice in Teacher Education
Research Project :
Analysis and Reporting
Please note : Each cycle will comprise of 1 week of contact classes (6 Days) and 7 weeks of study in the distance mode. Weekly on-line course will be held on every Saturday from 10:30am to 12:30pm during distance mode.
Rupees. 40,000 per student (Non-refundable)
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