PG Diploma in Learning and Teaching

Course Overview

Understanding Self & Leadership

  • Discovering self
  • Interpersonal abilities
  • Group processes
  • Adaptive leadership

Deeper Learning Pedagogies

  • Understanding how children learn
  • Understanding how adults learn
  • Framework & principles of experiential learning
  • Planning for deeper learning

Coaching

  • Art & skill of observation
  • Cognitive coaching cycle
  • Reflective practice
  • Assessment of practice

Teacher Development tools

  • Instructional rounds
  • Lesson study & productive talk
  • Rehearsals and coaching conversations
  • Professional development planning

Mentoring Practice

The programme is designed to meet the needs of working professionals keeping in mind their needs and responsibilities as Teachers and Teacher Leaders. The Blended-learning format therefore brings together a perfectly orchestrated system that helps Mentors utilize their current schools responsibilities as a part of their Practice work.

Shadowing
Co Mentoring
Independent Mentoring

Course Schedule

Online coursework Online mentoring Face to face workshops Mentoring practice Self study
  • In this blended learning model face to face component entails 10-day workshops spread over a period of 4 months, with participants having adequate time to practice in their school. Participants utilize their current schools responsibilities as a part of their practice work.
  • The mentoring practice involves visiting IAAT Collaborating School to observe mentoring in action; face to face coaching support for the participants, online support and feedback.
  • With this innovative approach participants get to carry out a substantial part of the coursework at the comfort of their home or during low work periods at their own pace by virtue of an online platform.

Eligibility Criteria for Instructional Leader Candidates

  • Graduate with minimum three years teaching experience
  • Orientation towards learner-centric pedagogies
  • At least one year of experience working with teachers in any capacity (desirable) – school leader/ teacher leader / curriculum developer / head of department / subject coordinator
  • Desirable dispositions: interest and understanding of working with adults, listening and dialoguing mindset, openness towards learning and inquiry

Candidates wishing to enroll for the programme will have to submit a statement of purpose stating their objective for taking the programme and how it would help them to achieve their personal and professional goals

How is it different
Aims & Guiding Principles
Students Portfolios