cambridge university press & assessment course
Fees: 510 USD
Duration: 60 hours
Mode of Study: Blended / Fully Online
Nature: Part Time / Full Time
Listen to Shady Abuyusuf, a lead teacher trainer for Cambridge University Press & Assessment, talking about this wonderful certificate for educators.
Intro into Educational Management
This course focuses on what is involved in educational management. It considers different contexts and aspects of the role; resources and networks available for educational managers; the planning and prioritisation of tasks.
This part focuses on how curricula are designed and the role of management in seeing the curriculum enacted. It considers: the curriculum development process; reviewing and developing curriculum; a working framework for curriculum development.
Selecting Coursebooks and Materials
This part focuses on the process and criteria for coursebook evaluation and selection. It considers various criteria involved in evaluation and selection; a principled framework for coursebook evaluation and selection; designing your own criteria.
This part focuses on the tasks and responsibilities involved in managing teachers. It considers goal setting and the usefulness of SMART goals; performance management; tools and strategies to deal with stress, conflict, and poor performance; staff well-being.
This part focuses on mentoring as a professional development strategy. It considers the concept of mentoring; effective mentoring relationships; mentoring projects.
Running Staff Meetings and Inservice Training Sessions
This part focuses on best practice in running staff meetings and inservice training sessions. It considers: the role of planning; effective agendas; sourcing topics, materials, and contributors.
Managing Teacher Observations
This part focuses on teacher observation from both a developmental band evaluative objective. It considers different types of observations and their purpose; different approaches to teacher observation; issues and solutions in the management of teacher observation.
Giving Feedback to Teachers
This part focuses on giving effective feedback to teachers. It considers: the different situations where feedback is necessary; the role of feedback in performance management; the key elements of effective feedback; the issues surrounding the giving and receiving of feedback.
Developing Collaborative Practice Amongst Teachers
This part focuses on the potential of collaborative practices to positively affect teaching and learning. It considers: the benefits of teacher collaboration; the barriers institutions face; effective teacher collaboration strategies.
Implementing Continuing Professional Development
This part focuses on the importance of effective teacher development. It considers: the principles underpinning effective teacher development; a research-based framework for development; the support that can be provided for teachers.