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Hours to complete

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Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...
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English

Subtitles: English
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 5 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Introduction and Review phase

Looking back on eight satisfactorily completed courses, what have been the key ideas and highlights of your learning? How much of that learning will have a direct impact on your teaching? On your personal and professional values? On your relationship with colleagues? With children? With parents or other adults?...
Reading
3 videos (Total 21 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
7 Key Ideas5m
Reflection in Action10m
Reading3 readings
Syllabus10m
Grading and Logistics10m
Outline for Week One10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Practical Task Creation

Lesson plans. Who needs them? Don’t good teachers just teach spontaneously and flexibly in response to their students? Of course many teachers do just that, especially if they have been teaching for a long time. So why engage in the laborious business of creating a lesson plan? Who is it for and what use does it serve?...
Reading
2 videos (Total 17 min), 1 reading
Video2 videos
Alex Alexandrou7m
Reading1 reading
Outline for Week Two10m
Week
3
Hours to complete
21 minutes to complete

Evaluation phase

During the courses, much has been said about feedback as a key aspect of learning. As a teacher, or simply as a social being, you have been giving feedback both formally and informally over the course of your life. You have also been on the receiving end of feedback, from family, friends, colleagues, and employers. However, you might not have been given feedback before in a context such as this, from fellow course members, and virtual rather than face to face. ...
Reading
1 video (Total 6 min), 1 reading
Video1 video
Reading1 reading
Outline for Week Three10m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Reflection-on-action phase

In this final week of the Capstone course the focus is on updating and refining lesson plans, finalizing portfolios, looking back on achievements, and giving thought to what may come next....
Reading
2 videos (Total 10 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Portfolios5m
Reading1 reading
Outline for Week Four10m
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Top Reviews

By MMDec 5th 2017

Very hands-on course, makes you think deep. I enjoyed every moment, especially the support from the educators.

Instructors

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Professor John MacBeath

Professor Emeritus
University of Cambridge, UK

About Commonwealth Education Trust

The Commonwealth Education Trust invests in primary and secondary education and the professional development of teachers throughout their careers. Through education it seeks to enhance the opportunities for children from all walks of life to contribute to the sustainable development of their communities. ...

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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