Nirantar: Continuing Education Programmes (STP) Admissions

P. G. Certificate In Contemporary Education Perspectives and Research

Location: Mumbai

Centre: Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research


Intake: 50

Eligibility

 

 

MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION: English
ELIGIBILITY:
  • Faculty of Education (from DIETs/CTEs/IASEs/Departments of Education/Teacher Education Institutes/CRPs & BRPs)
  • Education Administrators and Policy Makers in Central / State Governments (including BEOs, EOs, DDPIs), with a degree in any discipline.
  • Personnel from Civil Society organisations/NGOs with a degree in any discipline and 2 – 3 years of experience in the teacher education sector.

Please Note


This is programme is offered in two pathways: programme certification and Modular (standalone specialisation) Certification.

Programme Intake: 50 seats
Modular Courses: 5000 

Description

 

PGC_CEPR_brochure_2020.pdf

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:


The Post Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Education Perspectives and Research (PGC-CEPR) is aimed at providing continuous professional development to faculty involved in teacher education, education administrators and policy makers. The programme is approved by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Academic Council and the Certificate (equivalent to 20 credits) will be awarded by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences.


Participants can also choose a modular option of a specialisation with 2 courses of 2 credits each (4 credits in total), for which course completion certificate will be issued upon meeting assessment requirements.


The programme is offered in blended mode through virtual webinars and our online MOOC platform of TISSx.

 
INTRODUCTION:


The Post Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Education Perspectives & Research (PGC-CEPR) has been designed to address a felt need expressed by several State Departments of Education, Teacher Education Institutes and Civil Society organisations to provide opportunities for continued professional development. The aim of the programme is to enable the professional development of faculties of education and functionaries working in the education sector from the learnings of field-based research studies conducted by faculty of CEIAR, TISS by bringing them abreast of new ideas in contemporary Indian education, and to upgrade their skills. In addition, the participants will be equipped with the relevant research skills and methodologies. The PGC-CEPR course has been designed by the faculty of Centre for Education, Innovation and Action Research (CEIAR), TISS, Mumbai, with inputs from the faculty of School of Education, TISS (APSoE), Hyderabad and a number of individuals and organisations working in the sector of teacher education. The course structure facilitates easy access by working professionals. It is pitched at an advanced level of understanding and practical skills, and encourages practitioners to build on their existing positional knowledge. Towards this end, the programme will employ blended learning methodologies which involves the use of technology-enabled learning management systems and platforms, and multimedia resources.


PROGRAMME OBJECTIVE:

The programme aims at providing an opportunity to faculty and officials working in various Government Departments of Education, Teacher Education Institutes and Civil Society Organisations to develop perspectives relevant to current education reforms in India, and to develop research capabilities which are relevant to their professional work.


Courses Commence: January 2021 | Enrolment Open

Fees

₹5000 for each module (2 specialisation courses worth 2 credits each)

₹20000 for the entire programme.

 

For further details visit: https://tiss.edu/centreprogrammes/centre-for-education-innovation-and-action-researc/

 
CAREER AND ACADEMIC ADVANCEMENT

  • To provide opportunities for continuous professional development
  • To serve as a foundation for pursuing an academic/research career.

ENROLMENT PROCESSES

The admission process is managed by TISS and will follow the procedures and norms specified for certificate courses. The programme is advertised for open application. However, it may also be offered to specific cohorts deputed/nominated by State Governments. In case of open selection, preference will be given to professionals working in state institutions.

 

 

Distribution of Credit Hours:

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE:
The Programme will be offered in a blended mode. The programme will be held in 2 Cycles with weekly synchronous online classes and self-study over a 10-week period per cycle.

 

Course No

Course Name

Credits

Assessment

Compulsory Courses (Total Credits 2x2 = 4)

C-1

International and National Perspectives in

Education

2

Reflective Journal

Written Test

Class Participation

C-2

Research Workshops and Labs

2

Test Assignment

Participation in activities

Optional Courses - Any 3 of the following ( Total Credits 3x4 = 12)

O-1

Contemporary Discourses in Education Policy and Practices - Part I

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Any FOUR of the

following will be used

in each of the courses:

 

Test

Assignment

Task-based Assessment

Presentation

Reflective Journal

Class Participation

 

O-2

Contemporary Discourses in Education Policy and Practices - Part II

2

O-3

Reimagining Teacher Education - Part I

2

O-4

Reimagining Teacher Education - Part II

2

O-5

Inclusive Education - Part I

2

O-6

Inclusive Education - Part II

2

O-7

ICT and New Media in Education - Part I

2

O-8

ICT and New Media in Education - Part II

2

O-11

Comparative Studies in Teachers Education - Part I

2

O-12

Comparative Studies in Teachers Education - Part II

2

O-13

Language Education: A TPCK Approach- Part I

2

O-14

Language Education: A TPCK Approach- Part II

2

O-15

Science Education: A TPCK Approach- Part I

2

O-16

Science Education: A TPCK Approach - Part II

2

O-19

Mathematics Education: A TPCK Approach - Part I

2

O-20

Mathematics Education: A TPCK Approach - Part II

2

O-21

Practitioner Research

4

Process Proposal

Report Presentation

Total Credits = Compulsory Courses (4 credit) + Optional Courses (16 credit) = 20 Credits



MODULAR OPTION :
Based on specific requests from organisation and Government departments, individual courses will be offered. As and when such offers are made available, participants may take the modular option of two parts of the same course and earn equivalent credits. Later they could register for the entire PGC-CEPR programme and transfer the credits towards programme completion.
 
These courses are available only for the Optional Courses from O-1 to O-20 as 2+2 credits courses. Thus, someone opting for O-5: Inclusive Education - Part 1 has to necessarily also enrol in O-6: Inclusive Education - Part 2 in the same run. The total fees for a 2-credit course is ₹2500/-, i.e. ₹5000/- per module to be paid upfront to be paid at the time of registration and enrollment on https://www.tissx.tiss.edu

 

See TISSx Helpguide Video Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8bZzoltbMJmYw7ItQwhjMveAVoQVVIBi

 

ASSESSMENT:
The TISS ten point grading scheme would be used for the evaluation of the programme. Students who enroll for the modular option will be evaluated by the same criteria to earn credits and will be provided with individual course completion certificates. Upon accruing 20 credits, programme completion certificate will be issued.

Semesterwise Courses:

 

 

Fee Structure:

FEE STRUCTURE: Fees (provisional) (Non-refundable)

20,000/- per participant for the complete programme.

Demand draft to be issued in favour of "Tata Institute of Social Sciences" payable at Mumbai and sent to the address given below.

Tata Institutes of Social Science,

V.N. Purav Marg,Deonar, Mumbai 400088 Tel: +91 22 2552500/3/4 | http://www.tiss.edu/

MODULAR OPTION

 

5000/- per specialisation to be paid at the time of registration and enrollment on https://www.tissx.tiss.edu

See TISSx Helpguide Video Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8bZzoltbMJmYw7ItQwhjMveAVoQVVIBi