Post Graduate Diploma in Global Education

in association with B.K. Birla College of Arts, Science & Commerce (Autonomous)

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The objective of our yearlong online Post Graduate Diploma in Global Education program in association with B.K. Birla College (Autonomous) is to equip aspiring & inservice teachers with skills and competencies that are prerequisite for a 21st century classroom. This completely online program will bring in the best elements of International education through a blended learning approach that integrates rigorous and contemporary academic study with the application of learning through school-based practice.
 

Highlights

  • Course curriculum created by world renowned educators
  • Program curriculum includes 9 courses
  • Research methodology and Capstone project part of the year long program
  • Includes an intensive internship program
  • Mix of synchronous and asynchronous sessions
  • Course is a great fit for working professionals as classes are held after work hours or on weekends
  • Focus on environmental sustainability and technology
  • Expert facilitators from across the world delivering the course content
  • Campus placement assistance available 

Eligibility

  • Graduate degree in any discipline
  • Teaching experience desired but not mandatory
  • A good command of English to level C2 (agreed level of competence for English as a second language)

Internship & Placement Details

Candidates will have to seek internships in schools close to their place of residence in their cities. ABEA will provide letters to the schools seeking internships. Candidates will have to work with the schools to observe lessons, observe teachers, conduct lessons in line with the requirements of the PGDGE. At the end of the course, ABEA will conduct campus placement interviews for candidates to get placements in the schools.
 

  • Course Structure

    • Practicum based course with over 150 hours of internships in reputed schools, continuously monitored by ABEA team, in leading schools from across India and Middle east
    • Focus on research during the course
    • Graded reflective assignments at the end of each module
    • Submission of task-based assignments: 80% 
    • Active online reflection and participation: 20%
  • Course Details

    1. Fundamentals of Education
    2. ICT in teaching-learning and Evaluation
    3. Pedagogy of Curriculum
    4. Approaches to Teaching and Learning
    5. Research Methodology – Practitioner Research for Educators 
    6. Environment and Sustainability
    7. Internship
    8. ICT in Assessments
    9. Teaching Learning and Evaluation
    10. Professional Learning in Global and Local context
    11. Capstone Project


    Examination Pattern

    • The PGDGE course focuses on the holistic development of the participant. The focus is on the 80:20 ratio of assessment.
    • 80% of assessments of any module will be defined by Internal reading and tasks completions which will be formative in nature.
    • 20% tasks will be the end of course assignments which will be summative in nature.
    1. Register by logging in the online admission portal on B K Birla College Website: www.bkbirlacollegekalyan.com
    2. Select the option: Post Graduate Diploma in Global Education (PGDGE)
    3. Fill the registration form by clicking on admission -> online admission form -> new account creation
    4. After filling the basic details, make the payment of Rs. 500/- through credit card/ debit card/ net banking for the prospectus and admission form. Student will receive User ID and Password on his/her registered mobile number immediately
    5. With the same User ID and Password, fill the online application form and have access to view prospectus online in PDF format
    6. Fill the detailed application form and upload graduation certificate/ final year marksheet and experience certificate
    7. Selected candidates will receive the offer letter and payment procedure
    8. Payment will be done in three parts:
      First Instalment of Rs. 40,000 during the admission and remaining 2 instalments of Rs. 17,500 each after every 2 months
    9. Fee Receipt will be generated online which can be saved or printed for further reference by the candidate
     

    FAQs


    After completing the course, what will I be eligible to teach?
    The PGDGE is one of the best online teacher training courses with certificate. Depending upon your graduation or post graduation subject specialisation, you can teach a subject of your choice. For example, if you are a banking professional, you can teach mathematics or accounting. An economics graduate can choose to teach social science or business studies.

    Who can apply for this course?
    • A teacher who has finished a degree in education and aspires to upskill
    • A candidate who has taken a break in teaching and wants to get back
    • A candidate who wants to make a mid-career break and wants to make a shift in education
    • A teacher looking for global job opportunities
    • A teacher teaching with an NGO in education and wants to make a difference
    • A teacher who is teaching in Tutorial classes and wants to better the skills
    • Any one who wants to make a career in teaching or Edtech

    When will the classes be conducted?
    The classes will be conducted online on Wednesday & Saturday, post work hours.

    Will there be scholarships for the course?
    Yes, there will be scholarships offered to the meritorious and needy students.

    What will be the admission process?
    Candidates will have to fill in an application form. Based on this the candidates will be selected. Incase of higher volumes of applications, candidates will also have to attend an interview to be admitted.

    I have done my B.Ed., can I still apply for this course?
    Yes, this course will introduce you to global best practices in education and new pedagogies that are now being used across leading schools in the world. The B.Ed. will be a good foundation for the PGDGE.

    Is this course a replacement for the B.Ed.?
    This course is not a replacement for the B.Ed. National board schools in India require teachers to have a B.Ed. course.

    Is the course online or offline?
    The course is completely online and requires participants to have a fully functional laptop and an internet connection.

    Will the college provide me a placement in a school?
    The college will provide placement assistance to all candidates who have completed the course and will connect candidates to schools looking for teachers.
     

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    Neha Sharma

    As I was making a transition from the corporate world to the education world, I decided to take up a course that can help me in that. I went through this PGDGE course and the website and found that the modules this course covers are designed for everyone whether you are already a teacher or a newcomer like me. My expectations from this course are that it will help me grow and excel in this new field and most importantly help me in becoming an effective teacher.
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    Suchithra Sukumaran

    This program is a great remote learning opportunity to be adept in new-age teaching techniques, pedagogical approaches, and global practices. Backed with diligent support from the organisers and knowledge sharing by the industry experts, it welcomes teachers and teaching aspirants to create a global education classroom that's relevant in the post-pandemic world. Coming from an IT background, this program will help me to reskill and contribute to a better future as an effective educator.

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