B. K. Birla College of Arts, Science & Commerce (Autonomous), Kalyan Affiliated to University of Mumbai
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Course Overview
The objective of our yearlong online Post Graduate Diploma in Global Education program in association with Aditya Birla Education Academy is to equip aspiring & in service teachers with skills and competencies that are prerequisite for a 21st century classroom. This program will bring in the best elements of International education through a blended learning approach that integrates rigorous and contemporary academic study with the application of learning through school-based practice.

Course Objectives
  • To know what it means to be a global teacher
  • To be able to co-relate the approaches to teaching and learning, keeping in mind the competency framework s
  • To understand the relationship between effective teaching and effective learning in an international context and embrace international mindedness
  • To be able to support successful student learning through effective and inclusive teaching
  • To be able to relate to the principles underpinning the inquiry approach to teaching and learning

Key Highlights
  • Course curriculum created by world renowned educators
  • Program curriculum includes 9 courses
  • Research methodology and Capstone project part of the year long program
  • Includes an intensive internship program
  • Mix of synchronous and asynchronous sessions
  • Course is a great fit for working professionals as classes are held after work hours or on weekends
  • Focus on environmental sustainability and technology
  • Expert facilitators from across the world delivering the course content
  • Campus placement assistance available

Program Outcome
Participants will be able to:
  • Develop skills and knowledge to teach in accordance with global best practices
  • Gain relevant experience to work in schools through internships
  • Incorporate use of technology in teaching and learning
  • Bring in reflective practices for self-improvement

Course Duration
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Format: 100% Online, blend of synchronous and asynchronous
  • Total number of hours: 780 Hrs.
  • Course begins in July 2022

Eligibility
  • Graduate degree in any discipline
  • Teaching experience desired but not mandatory
  • A good command of English to level C2 (agreed level of competence for English as a second language)

Course Structure
  • Practicum based course with over 150 hours of internships in reputed schools, continuously monitored by ABEA team, in leading schools from across India and Middle east
  • Focus on research during the course
  • Graded reflective assignments at the end of each module
  • Submission of task-based assignments: 80%
  • Active online reflection and participation: 20%

Course Details
  • Fundamentals of Education
  • ICT in teaching-learning and Evaluation
  • Pedagogy of Curriculum
  • Approaches to Teaching and Learning
  • Research Methodology – Practitioner Research for Educators
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Internship
  • ICT in Assessments
  • Teaching Learning and Evaluation
  • Professional Learning in Global and Local context
  • Capstone Project

Fees Structure
Rs. 75,000 (inclusive of taxes)

Payable in 3 installments:
Installment 1: Rs. 40,000
Installment 2: Rs. 17,500
Installment 3: Rs. 17,500
Scholarships are available for early applicants based on merit

Examination Pattern
  • The PGDGE course focuses on the holistic development of the participant. The focus is on the 80:20 ratio of assessment.
  • 80% of assessments of any module will be defined by Internal reading and tasks completions which will be formative in nature.
  • 20% tasks will be the end of course assignments which will be summative in nature.

Admission Process
  • Register by logging in the online admission portal on B. K. Birla College Website www.bkbirlacollegekalyan.com
  • Select the PGDGE program for which you want to apply
  • Fill the registration by clicking on Academics->Courses-> PGDGE->Apply now
  • After filling the basic details, make the payment of Rs. 500/- through Credit card / Debit card / Net banking for the prospectus and Admission form. Student will receive User ID and Password on his/her registered mobile number immediately.
  • With the same User ID and Password, fill the online application form and have access to view prospectus online in PDF format. (Downloading is restricted) and upload graduation certificate / final year marksheet and Experience Certificate.
  • Selected candidates will receive the offer letter and payment procedure
  • Payment will be done in three Instalments
  • Fee Receipt will be generated online which can be saved or printed for further reference by the candidate.

Internship & Placement Details
Candidates will have to seek internships in schools close to their place of residence in their cities. ABEA will provide letters to the schools seeking internships. Candidates will have to work with the schools to observe lessons, observe teachers, conduct lessons in line with the requirements of the PGDGE.

At the end of the course, ABEA will conduct campus placement interviews for candidates to get placements in the schools.

FAQs
What can you teach?
The PGDGE is one of the best online teacher training courses with certificate. Depending upon your graduation or post graduation subject specialisation, you can teach a subject of your choice. For example, if you are a banking professional, you can teach mathematics or accounting. An economics graduate can choose to teach social science or business studies. Who can apply for this course?
  • A teacher who has finished a degree in education and aspires to upskill
  • A candidate who has taken a break in teaching and wants to get back
  • A candidate who wants to make a mid-career break and wants to make a shift in education
  • A teacher looking for global job opportunities
  • A teacher teaching with an NGO in education and wants to make a difference
  • A teacher who is teaching in Tutorial classes and wants to better the skills
  • Any one who wants to make a career in teaching or Edtech
When will the classes be conducted?
The classes will be conducted online on Wednesday & Saturday, post work hours

Will there be scholarships for the course?
Yes, there will be scholarships offered to the meritorious and needy students

What will be the admission process?
Candidates will have to fill in an application form. Based on this the candidates will be selected. Incase of higher volumes of applications, candidates will also have to attend an interview to be admitted.


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