Aditya Birla Education Academy (ABEA), a professional development institute for teachers, has announced the opening of admissions for its second batch of the Graduate Diploma in Global Education (PGDGE) program in association with BK Birla College of Arts , Science and Commerce (Autonomous, Kalyan.
The program is designed to give educators the opportunity to create a career in international education through a blended learning program that combines rigorous and relevant academics with school applications, he said in a press release. .
The course helps teachers who wish to apply for the council’s international schools, in addition to the overall development of skills that would help them grow in their respective schools.
Admissions for the course have already started with the last application date June 30, 2022. The course will officially start in July 2022.
Divided into nine modules, the one-year program focuses on implementing global best practices in education, environmental sustainability and technology. The course follows a research-based learning approach and includes an internship module to learn the practical aspects of teaching and a final capstone project.
Neerja Birla, Founder and President of Aditya Birla Education Trust, said, “Today’s educators need to be equipped with up-to-date academic skills and global best practices to be able to adapt to today’s competitive landscape. After the success of the first group of educators, we are excited to provide a platform for more education professionals to help them develop practical teaching skills in a global context.”
Synchronous online classes are held after hours on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The system involves an internship program at renowned schools close to where they live in their cities, as well as on-campus placement assistance towards the end of the academic year. The PGDGE course focuses on the holistic growth of the participant and the 80:20 assessment ratio. The candidate must be a graduate of any discipline to be considered for the course. The course fee is Rs 75,000 (including taxes) and can be paid in three instalments.
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Posted: Monday 09 May 2022, 14:22 IST