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Certificate Course

What the Certificate Course covers
  • Teaching methodology – the theoretical part of the course, taught in interactive workshops
  • Practical application of knowledge – hands on opportunities and activities
  • A variety of modules focused on teaching and learning strategies, assessment, classroom management and organisational fundamentals
This course aims to equip participants with:
  • Up to date teaching and learning strategies based on research
  • Opportunities to reflect and improve teaching and learning
  • Practical hands on exploration and implementation of concepts
  • Subject specific training needs
The Certificate course outline:
Module 1: Brain Based Learning
  • How the human brain learns
  • Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligence
  • How students learn
  • How to plan to meet the different needs
Module 2: Lesson Planning
  • Learning Objectives
  • Blooms Taxonomy Verbs
  • Parts of a Lesson
  • Content of an effective lesson plan
Module 3: Active Learning essentials
  • Strategies for active learning
  • Exploring practical strategies to use
  • Organising the learning
  • Checking understanding
Module 4: Differentiation
  • Understanding differentiation
  • Differentiated strategies
  • Practical application
  • Differentiated instruction and assessment
Module 4: Assessment
  • Types of assessments
  • Formative & Summative assessments
  • Eliciting information
  • Organising and preparing assessments
Module 6: Behaviour Management
  • Creating the right learning environment
  • Strategies for behaviour management
  • Assertive Communication
  • Emotionally Intelligent Teachers
Module 7: Classroom Management
  • The learning environment
  • Organisation of a healthy classroom
  • Teacher time management
  • Effective strategies
Module 8: Teacher Toolbox Basics
  • Organising a large group
  • Bulletin Boards and effective displays
  • Useful tips for the classroom
  • Good practices of a teacher
Certificate Course Assessment:

Assessment of knowledge, concepts and skills through:

  • Projects and assignments related to materials covered
  • Presentations of key learning and application of concepts
  • Classroom observation and teaching practice
  • Portfolios of learning and work