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Course Overview
The goal of our yearlong online Post Graduate Diploma in Global Education program is to provide educators with an opportunity to develop their skills, knowledge and practice in international education through a blended learning curriculum 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 understand the relationship between effective teaching and effective learning in an international context
  • To be able to support successful student learning through effective and inclusive teaching

Key Highlights
  • Program developed & delivered by globally renowned academicians
  • Practicum based teaching & learning
  • Opportunity to intern with reputed schools in India
  • Campus placement assistance provided to all candidates

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
  • Start Date: 15th April 2021
  • Synchronous online classes on weekends

Eligibility
  • Graduate in any discipline

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

Course Structure
  • Program curriculum is divided into 8 modules of 12 hours each
  • Curriculum design and delivery executed by world renowned faculty
  • Mix of synchronous and asynchronous online sessions
  • Non graded assignments will be conducted at the end of every session
  • Graded Assignments will be conducted at the end of every module
  • Internship program (thrice a week) in reputed schools across the country
  • Action research-based work in every module
  • Campus placements towards the end of the academic year
  • Final Examinations

Course Details
1. What it means to be a Teacher: Understanding the role of a teacher and being able to craft their own vision for their role as a teacher

2. Understanding our Learners: Understanding the psychology of learning and explore various theories that help to understand how learners learn

3. Understanding the Curriculum & the Lesson: This module will focus on pedagogical sequencing and help plan the lesson keeping the focus on linking the learning objectives to the outcome

4. Understanding Assessments: This module will focus on the importance of assessments – the why and how; inform about future teaching and learning through assessments

5. Classroom Management: This module will focus on effective communication in the classroom, know and understand the learners social and emotional needs, and inclusive practices

6. Professional Growth as a Teacher and Sustainability: This module is about a teachers’ road map of personal growth, developing a growth mind-set, learn from peers and share good models of practice

7. Teaching in an International Context: This module is about the recent research in pedagogy and bringing in the best practices from different curriculum into the classroom

8. Technology in Classrooms: Encompassing technology as a tool for effective learning in the blended teaching model will be the focus of this module

Every module will be backed by sessions on Action Research - post the internship in schools and assessments that will be reflective in nature.

Examination Pattern
The post graduate diploma is assessed through the assessment of individual modules. Participants will need to attain a pass grade for each module by the end of the course. If a participant fails any module, they may resubmit their end of module assessment once following feedback.

There will be assignments and end of term assessments.

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
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 over weekends

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 and attempt an aptitude test. 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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