Nirantar: Continuing Education Programmes (STP) Admissions

P. G. Certificate Course In Contemporary Education Perspectives and Research

Location: Mumbai

Centre: Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research


Intake: 50

Eligibility

 

PARTICIPANT PROFILE & ELIGIBILITY

  • Faculty of Education (from DIETs/CTEs/IASEs/Departments of Education/Teacher Education Institutes/CRPs & BRPs), with 2-3 years of relevant experience are eligible.
  • Education Administrators and Policy Makers in Central / State Governments (including BEOs, EOs, DDPIs), having an undergraduate degree any discipline are eligible.
  • Personnel from Civil Society organisations (NGOs) and having a Teacher Education degree (D.El.Ed//B.El.Ed/B.Ed) and an undergraduate degree in any discipline are eligible. 2 – 3 years of relevant experience is desirable.

 

Description

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INTRODUCTION

The Post Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Education Perspectives (PGC-CEP) 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 16 credits) will be awarded by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

The programme is offered in blended or full time modes.

 

OBJECTIVES

  • To develop perspectives on recent educational developments and current education reforms in India and the developing world.
  • To develop capabilities for research in areas of education, such as teacher education, policy and practice, inclusive education and subject pedagogy.
  • To enable practitioners to connect research findings and applied knowledge through a research-focused professional learning approach.

 
CAREER AND ACADEMIC ADVANCEMENT

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

 

FACULTY & RESOURCES

Experienced faculty from TISS.

We provide study materials, access to e-resources (including journals) and mentoring support.

Please note library access will not be available for modular course based offering.

 

VENUE

The contact classes will take place at convenient locations, including at :

Tata Institutes of Social Science,

V.N. Purav Marg,Deonar, Mumbai 400088

Tel: +91 22 2552500/3/4 | http://www.tiss.edu/

 

 

TENTATIVE LAUNCH DATE - JULY 2018

 

ADMISSION PROCESS

Download the application form, fill & send a PDF file via email with the subject line PGC-CEP

Also courier a hard copy of the filled form along with the photograph

There may be a personal interview or test.

State Government and Institutes may nominate persons to the programme.

 

 

CONTACT PERSONS

Manshvi Palan - Programme Manager

Centre for Education, Innovation and Action Research (CEIAR)

Tata Institutes of Social Science,

V.N,Purav Marg,Deonar, Mumbai 400088

Tel: +91 22 2552500/3/4; email : manshvi.palan@tiss.edu
Sumana Srikanth

Ph. +91 9449306020

Email: sumana.srikant@tiss.edu

 

Distribution of Credit Hours:

PROGRAMME ORGANIZATION & STRUCTURE

 

Blended mode :                                                                 

In 4 cycles

OR

In 2 cycles

1 week of contact

+ 5 weeks of online

x 4 cycles

 

2 weeks contact

+ 10 weeks of online

x 2 cycles

Weekly on-line classes will be held every Saturday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm during distance mode.

 

 

Full Time Mode:

 

16 weeks of classes or

32 weeks of classes

 

Modular option :

Participants may take individual courses and earn credits. Later they could register for the PGC-CEP programme and transfer the credits towards programme completion.

Semesterwise Courses:


Assessment :

The TISS’s eleven point grading scheme would be used for the evaluation of the courses. Students who enrol for individual courses will be evaluated by the same criteria to earn credits and will be provided with individual course completion certificates.

    Credits Contact: distance Total credits
  Compulsory courses      
C1 Perspectives in Education 2 2.0 (2 + 2 + 4) = 8 credits
C2 Research Workshops and Labs 2 2.5
C3 Research Project 4 0.4
  Optionals (specialisations)—any two     (4 + 4 ) = 8 credits
O1 Teacher Education 4 2.2
O2 Policy and Practice 4 2.2
O3 Inclusive Education 4 2.2
O4 Pedagogy of Language 4 2.2
O5 Pedagogy of Science 4 2.2
O6 Pedagogy of Social Sciences 4 2.2
O7 Pedagogy of Mathematics 4 2.2
  Total programme credits     16 credits

 

* 1 contact credit = 15 hours ; 1 distance credit = 30 hours

 

Fee Structure:

FEES (provisional) (Non-refundable)

Rs.40,000 /- per participant for complete programme
Rs. 5,000/- per participant for 2 credit course; Rs.10,000/- for 4 credit optional course ; Rs. 15,000/- for Research project