Centre: Centre of Excellence in Teacher Education
This is programme is offered in two pathways: programme certification and Modular (standalone specialisation) Certification.
Programme Intake: 50 seatsModular Courses: 5000
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.
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.
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
₹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
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:
Compulsory Courses (Total Credits 2x2 = 4)
International and National Perspectives in
Research Workshops and Labs
Participation in activities
Optional Courses - Any 3 of the following ( Total Credits 3x4 = 12)
Contemporary Discourses in Education Policy and Practices - Part I
Any FOUR of the
following will be used
in each of the courses:
Contemporary Discourses in Education Policy and Practices - Part II
Reimagining Teacher Education - Part I
Reimagining Teacher Education - Part II
Inclusive Education - Part I
Inclusive Education - Part II
ICT and New Media in Education - Part I
ICT and New Media in Education - Part II
Comparative Studies in Teachers Education - Part I
Comparative Studies in Teachers Education - Part II
Language Education: A TPCK Approach- Part I
Language Education: A TPCK Approach- Part II
Science Education: A TPCK Approach- Part I
Science Education: A TPCK Approach - Part II
Mathematics Education: A TPCK Approach - Part I
Mathematics Education: A TPCK Approach - Part II
Total Credits = Compulsory Courses (4 credit) + Optional Courses (16 credit) = 20 Credits
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