This course on the National Education Policy 2020 will equip educators with the knowledge and skills needed to implement the policy effectively in their classrooms. The course will provide an in-depth understanding of the policy's vision, objectives, and key features, as well as the practical steps needed to implement the policy in the classroom. This can help teachers and future teachers to better understand the policy and its implications for their teaching practices.
Designing and delivering learning experiences for every individual learner is a crucial component of the teaching and learning process. As an educator, you also take on the role of a designer and creator of learning experiences – someone who can facilitate and guide the learning. This course will help you design effective learning experiences that are learner centered, inspired by purpose and grounded in experiences.
- Define ‘learning experience’ and explore the characteristics of a memorable learning experience.
- Define ‘learning experience design’.
- Identify the various steps involved in the ‘learning experience design’ process.
- Design a learning experience by following the steps learnt.
Educators are often encouraged to increase the rigour in all the elements of education. Although ”academic rigour” is one of the most powerful and invaluable teaching approaches, it is highly misunderstood. Many teachers and educators are not familiar with the concept and there is very little specific input on what will help increase this said rigour. Through this course, you will get a chance to explore the concept of academic rigour and how to use this information to teach in your classrooms.
- Define rigour and zone of proximal development.
- Examine the need for rigour in education.
- Examine rigour when applied to curriculum, instruction and assessment.
- Explore four frameworks to help add rigour to classroom.
- Identify strategies to drive rigour in classroom instruction.
Through this course, we will examine the need to be data driven in our instruction as teachers. We will also understand how collection and use of data makes us better teachers. Finally, we will learn multiple methods to collect student data that is holistic in nature.
Through this course, we will learn what differentiation is, why it is an important method of teaching to ensure EVERY child in your class is learning and how to be prepared to execute it in the classroom. We will also learn the three components of a lesson that can be differentiated and specific strategies to differentiate effectively in our classrooms.
To complete the program, please complete all three parts, assessments, submission, and feedback.
You will have to go through all sections present in all the courses and get a score of 80 or more on the assessments to complete the learning material activity. You can retake the assessment to improve your score. You can also exit and resume the activity at any point, so feel free to pace your learning. When asked if you would like to resume the activity, make sure you choose the option Yes in this case. Please complete the program feedback survey in order to receive the certificate of completion. Please download the additional reading materials for your future reference.
The courses included in this series are:
1. Understanding Rigour
2. Science of Learning
3. Learning theories
4. Diversity in Learner Patterns
5. Designing Learning Experiences
6. Performance Task
7. Project based Learning