Nirantar: Continuing Education Programmes (STP) Admissions

Certificate In Contemporary Education Perspectives and Research

Location: Mumbai

Centre: Centre of Excellence in Teacher Education


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.


 Intake: 50 seats

Announcing 1 courses for even Sem of academic year 2022-23

1. O-5: Inclusive Education - 1

Enrolment Open: 01st February 2023

Start Date : 6st March 2023

End Date: 17th April 2023 Course Fees: 2500/-

Registration Link: https://www.tissx.tiss.edu/courses/course-v1:TISSx+CEPR05+2023R1/about

 

 

Course Description

This course would enable creation of inclusive learning environments, through teachers and teacher educators who would be equipped with professional dispositions and skills, besides conceptual knowledge to address exclusion of all forms. They would also be given opportunities to critically reflect on their beliefs and biases in a non-threatening atmosphere.

 


For further details visit: https://www.tissx.tiss.edu/

INTRODUCTION:


The Certificate in Contemporary Education Perspectives & Research (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 CETE, 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 CEPR course has been designed by the faculty of Centre for Education, Innovation and Action Research (CETE), 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.
Fees
₹5000 for each module (2 specialisation courses worth 2 credits each)
₹20000 for the entire programme.

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.
 

Description

 

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:


The 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 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 2023 | 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 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:

 

Semesterwise Courses:

 

 

Fee Structure:

₹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


Contact


For enquiries about all other certification types under the CEPR Programme please contact

cete.stp@clixindia.org