CHRIST (Deemed to University), Bangalore

School of Education

Syllabus for
Post Graduate Diploma (International Education)
Academic Year  (2022)

 
1 Semester - 2022 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
IEDU131 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION Core Courses 5 4 100
IEDU132 CURRICULUM PROCESSES Core Courses 5 4 100
IEDU133 ASSESSMENT AND LEARNING Core Courses 4 4 100
IEDU134 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY Core Courses 5 4 100
IEDU135 FUNDAMENTALS OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH Core Courses 5 4 100
IEDU136 TEACHING AND LEARNING OF SCHOOL SUBJECT Core Courses 5 4 100
2 Semester - 2022 - Batch
Course Code
Course
Type
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
IEDU231 PROFESSIONAL LEARNING Core Courses 4 3 100
IEDU232 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN EDUCATION Core Courses 5 4 100
IEDU233 EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT Core Courses 5 4 100
IEDU234 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION Core Courses 5 4 100
IEDU281 INTERNSHIP Skill Enhancement Courses 60 8 100
IEDU282 RESEARCH PROJECT Skill Enhancement Courses 4 4 100
    

    

Introduction to Program:

The Post Graduate Diploma in International Education (PGDIE) and the International Baccalaureate Educator Certificate (IBEC) is an academic programme designed as a dual qualification for students in schools in India and abroad. The International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) recognises the PGDIE offered by CHRIST (Deemed to be University) for the issue of an IB Educator Certificate in Teaching and Learning for the Diploma Programme (IBDP)

The PGDIE is a one year programme, structured to be delivered in a blended mode. It is suitable for students and teachers who wish to enhance their professional qualifications and career prospects. The curriculum is designed to prepare competent and professional educationists who will be able to perform various roles in the field of education. Experienced university professors will deliver the academic programme, along with IBEN members, IB School coordinators, teachers and educational leaders.

Assesment Pattern

The courses which do not follow the above pattern are discussed below:

Method of Evaluation for

HOL111 and 211 (Holistic Education): Activity-based learning and grading

IEDU 281 Internship in IB schools[ Internship Handbook]

IEDU 282 Research Project- [Research Project Handbook]

End semester Examination- conducted by the Department

Examination And Assesments

Course modules, assignments and assessments, aligned with the philosophy, mission, standards and practices of IB, will prepare students for international education settings. The blended part comprises hybrid teaching, video conferencing, workshops, online presentations and webinars. Workshops led by international and IB facilitators, university professors are a rich resource of professional learning and network. The internship in IB schools provides opportunities for the students to observe, interact, learn and teach in IB Schools

Students are evaluated for each course on the basis of Continuous Internal Assessment written submission and viva. Each course carries a maximum of 100 marks and the pattern of evaluation is as follows:

End Semester Exam (ESE) Continuous Internal Assessment (CIA I, II, III) CIA-30%:70%

End Semester Exam: 50 marks  Departmental

End Semester exam will be reduced to 30 for deciding the promotion criteria.

 

Continuous Internal Assessment

CIA-I, CIA-II and CIA-III: Continuous Internal Assessment

Continuous Internal Assessment I-20 marks

Written assignments- Group or Individual and Viva or Presentation, workshop-based assignments

Continuous Internal Assessment II- 25 marks

Project, Competency, Skill-based assignments/activities, workshop-based assignments

Continuous Internal Assessment III- 20 marks

Multiple choice-based tests, practical activity, Presentation/Viva, Group Discussion, workshop-based assignments

Attendance

The Marks distribution for attendance is as follows

95%-100% : 05 marks

90%-94% : 04 marks

85%-89% : 03 marks

80%-84% : 02 marks

76%-79% : 01 mark

IEDU131 - INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION (2022 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:5
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This course is offered in the first semester. It creates awareness about the educational systems at the national and international levels. This course will help the students in acquiring the knowledge of educational schools of thought. The student teachers will understand the need for developing a sound understanding of philosophical bases of International Baccalaureate education. Students also acquire the knowledge of principles and processes of teaching, learning and current pedagogical practices in the International Baccalaureate education. Educational thoughts of great thinkers and their influence in the society are also discussed to motivate the teacher trainees to reflect about their roles as teachers.

Course Outcome

After the completion of the course, the students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the essential knowledge to perform competently as an IB teacher
  • Critically reflect on the branches of philosophies of education
  • Articulate their personal teaching philosophy that draws from evidence-based practices, policies, ethics, international-mindedness, sustainability, and service

 

Text Books And Reference Books:
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
Evaluation Pattern

IEDU132 - CURRICULUM PROCESSES (2022 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:5
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This course is offered as a core course in the first semester of the programme. It introduces the students to a variety of theoretical perspectives, principles and philosophies in education. It helps the students acquire knowledge on curriculum designs, development and evaluation. It engages the students in practices of international mindedness and inquiry-based learning.

Learning Objectives

 

      To acquaint the students with the theoretical background of curriculum

      To design authentic application of appropriate learning activities

      To develop a futuristic vision about devising new curriculum designs

      To reflect and review curricula to improve implementation and evaluation

      To create opportunities to synthesize, apply and demonstrate mastery of use online resources

Course Outcome

After the completion of this course, the student will be able to:

      Analyse the importance of philosophical, psychological and sociological bases of curriculum construction at the local, national and international contexts.

       Apply and demonstrate curriculum processes in the International Baccalaureate and  the principles, stages and criteria of curriculum construction.

       Develop and practice professional competencies in educational settings

Text Books And Reference Books:
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
Evaluation Pattern

IEDU133 - ASSESSMENT AND LEARNING (2022 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This core course is offered in the first semester. It brings out the relationship between teaching, learning and assessment. It creates an understanding on the assessment of learners' understanding. It trains the trainee teacher in numerous ways of formative and summative assessments with respect to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Furthermore, the student teacher would gain knowledge and computations skills of basic descriptive statistics needed for analysis of assessments

Course Objectives

The course develops in the students an understanding of the assessment practices in national and international schooling. It familiarizes them with domain-based assessment practices. The students would be trained in developing effective assessment tasks and instruments. Furthermore, students would be equipped with computational skills of descriptives statistics. Furthermore, students would be equipped with computational skills of descriptive statistics.

 

Course Outcome

After the completion of the course, the students will be able to:

      Describe the fundamental concepts and practices of educational assessment in national and international schools.

      Develop skills and competencies in constructing and using various assessment of TOK, EE, CAS.

      Evaluate the assessment tools and competencies in constructing and using rubrics and tests

Text Books And Reference Books:
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
Evaluation Pattern

IEDU134 - EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (2022 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:5
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This course is offered in the first semester. It develops the knowledge of psychological methods and its application in the educational context. It enhances the views of a teacher towards the pupils in a positive way viz., Intelligence, Individual differences, Interest, Attention, Attitude, Memory etc. It helps to develop teachers’ attitude and retain a healthy atmosphere in the classroom.

Course Outcome

       Describe the fundamental concepts of educational psychology.

       Apply the various types learning theories  in teaching learning process

       Analyse the various factors affecting learner and the self

Text Books And Reference Books:
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
Evaluation Pattern

IEDU135 - FUNDAMENTALS OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH (2022 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:5
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This core course is offered in the first semester. This course introduces students to research, types of research, and all the basics in educational research. It introduces the essential elements of good research, and gives practice to do research and enables students to be able to make presentations and publications of the same.

Course Outcome

Apply the knowledge of research in solving social and educational problems.

Employ quantitative and qualitative methods to do research.

Recognize theoretical framework required for conducting Extended essay, CAS, and TOK

Text Books And Reference Books:
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
Evaluation Pattern

IEDU136 - TEACHING AND LEARNING OF SCHOOL SUBJECT (2022 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:5
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This course introduces students to the aims and objectives of teaching School subjects at national and international schools. It introduces the essential elements of School subject teaching and practice needed to teach School subjects in an effective and inspirational manner. It develops the skills and competencies required for a School subject teacher to teach School subjects in the global context.

  • To acquire School subject content knowledge suitable for the age group /level/grade
  • To understand the theory of knowledge (TOK) with respect to School subjects.
  • To recognise and practice IB learner profile attributes.
  • To understand and practice approaches to teaching (ATT) as per IB.
  • To understand and practice approaches to learning (ATL) as per IB.
  • To recognise the role of School subjects in the local and global contexts.
  • To understand and develop international-mindedness.
  • To acquire the knowledge and use of command terms in developing teaching and learning plans.
  • To develop the skill of preparing a Course outline, Unit plan, and Lesson plan as per IB
  • To  understand and practice inquiry-based teaching and learning
  • To  understand and use collaborative teaching techniques

Course Outcome

At the end of the programme, the graduating students must be able to:

  • Adaptability: Understand principles of learning and teaching and adapt these principles to their own practice
  • Facilitation: Identify approaches to teaching and learning and create a variety of learning environments that support student learning and assessment.
  • Clarity and comprehensiveness: Possess clarity of thought and clarity in expression; ably articulate with comprehensiveness
  • Social awareness and contribution: Reflect on one’s progress as a reflective and collaborative practitioner and articulate a process of integrating new learning into professional behaviour

 

Text Books And Reference Books:
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
Evaluation Pattern

IEDU231 - PROFESSIONAL LEARNING (2022 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:3

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The course purports to prepare a professional teacher. Teacher agency is vital to being a professional teacher. Students will know how to analyze their professional needs, the avenues available for developing professionally, how to communicate, grow and thrive in professional learning communities, research, evaluate and reflect on furthering one’s continuous professional development.

After the completion of the course, the students will be able to:

                 Create a professional development plan based on self-analysis of one’s approaches to teaching.

                 Demonstrate teacher professional behaviour in the classroom, during field experiences, and as in-service teachers.

                 Internalize the professional behaviour expected of professional teachers.

Course Outcome

After the completion of the course, the students will be able to:

                 Create a professional development plan based on self-analysis of one’s approaches to teaching.

                 Demonstrate teacher professional behaviour in the classroom, during field experiences, and as in-service teachers.

                 Internalize the professional behaviour expected of professional teachers.

Text Books And Reference Books:
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
Evaluation Pattern

IEDU232 - CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN EDUCATION (2022 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:5
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This core course is offered in the second semester. It helps to acquire knowledge on emerging national and international issues in education and concerns such as Human rights, Peace, health and safety, sustainable development and service learning. It gives an opportunity for students to debate, negotiate, and resolute contemporary issues in education in global context.

 

Learning Objectives

 

      To provide experiential learning and promote global citizenship.

 

      To recognize the existing contemporary issues in education.

 

      To sensitize about emerging concerns such as Human rights, Peace, health and safety, environment, sustainable development and service learning.

 

      To locate and address local educational challenges.

 

      To inculcate rational thinking, critical awareness, decision making.

 

Course Outcome

After the completion of the course, the students will be able to:

      Analyse the contemporary global issues in education such as human rights, peace, health and safety, environment, sustainable development 

      Develop 21st Century competencies such as critical thinking, creativity, communication, and collaborative skills towards addressing contemporary educational issues.

 

      Internalise emerging policies to address educational challenges

Text Books And Reference Books:
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
Evaluation Pattern

IEDU233 - EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT (2022 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:5
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This paper will help the students acquire knowledge of Educational Management. Students will understand the principles of preparation of School Time Table and Management of Material and Human resources. Students will understand the concept of Total Quality Management. Students will also understand the various dimensions of Organizational Culture and the various styles of Leadership followed in Educational Institutions.

Course Outcome

After the completion of the course, the student will be able to:

            Describe the principles and process of Management.

            Summarize the concept and importance of Time Management.

            Articulate an understanding of Theories of leadership and Management.

         Describe the concept of TQM and its application

Text Books And Reference Books:
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
Evaluation Pattern

IEDU234 - INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION (2022 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:5
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This is a general paper offered in the fourth semester. The students learn the fundamentals of Educational Technology, WEB 2 Technologies, Programmed learning, Instructional design, ICT in school education and its application in the teaching-learning process. They prepare a technology based lesson on the texts prescribed at the secondary level and present them effectively in the classroom. They also have hands-on experience on use of computers at school for academic and administrative purposes.

 

            To interpret the concept of Educational Technology, WEB 2 Technologies, ICT in school education and its application to teaching and learning.

            To Illustrate educational possibilities of technology.

            To demonstrate the knowledge and skill of Programmed Learning and Instructional Design and prepare and present modules in the classroom.

            To demonstrate the knowledge and skill of current and future trends in Educational technology

            To appraise models of instructional design and enhance creativity and imagination of the learners.

              To critically demonstrate the use of ICT.

            To review researches in ICT.

            To describe use of ICT in school education.

Course Outcome

 

After the completion of the course, the student will be able to:

 

       Interpret the concept and significance of ICT in school education.

 

       Demonstrate the knowledge, skill of WEB 2 Technologies, and its application to teaching and learning in education

 

       Appraise current and future trends in ICT and enhance the creativity and imagination of the learners.

 

Text Books And Reference Books:
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
Evaluation Pattern

IEDU281 - INTERNSHIP (2022 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:240
No of Lecture Hours/Week:60
Max Marks:100
Credits:8

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Internship for PGDIE students at CHRIST’s School of Education, will be carried out in IB schools for a duration of one month which includes, observation, assisted teaching, and teaching with opportunities to reflect on the roles and responsibilities of IB teachers, the structure of the school, school culture, teaching techniques, assessment practices, feedback system, support system, and creating digital reporting systems.  Internship will be conducted during the second semester and will be held under the close supervision of a Faculty member. The intern is expected to maintain all the relevant academic documents (Reflective journal, observation book, lesson plan, teaching aids, unit plan documents) with respect to teaching practice as instructed by the department. Each trainee will be assigned with a mentor for effective monitoring of internship session. 

 

Course Outcome

 After the completion of the course, the students will be able to:

 

1)     Observe, interact, and learn from the experienced school mentor in the relevant subject.

2) Create and write reflective essays based on the interactions and observations

Text Books And Reference Books:
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
Evaluation Pattern

IEDU282 - RESEARCH PROJECT (2022 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

It is an action research to be conducted by each teacher trainee on any school related problem. As it is a capstone project, a trainee can work on it right from the beginning of the course however may submit the project report at the end of second semester. It has to follow the action research guidelines. It develops the habit of inquiry among teachers to solve their routine school related issues.

 

Course Outcome

  • To enable the students to understand the innovations in education through research

  • To enable them to acquire necessary skills in action research

  • To enable them to solve their routine school related problems

Text Books And Reference Books:
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading
Evaluation Pattern