ACT designs CPD Live Online Workshops for Teachers/Trainers

Live Online CPD Workshops for Teachers/Trainers are usually aimed at empowering them, acquainting them with new teaching strategies, techniques and approaches. Webinars conducted by Asian College of Teachers are designed for working as well as aspiring teachers/trainers who dream of having a successful career in the education sector and touching the lives of the next gen learners.

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Self-care and wellness for teachers in online learning

Overview

With the complete paradigm shift in teaching and learning and all traditional classrooms being transformed into online classes teaching has turned out to be stressful. The recent pandemic has seen the working teachers slip into multiple roles creating lessons, managing online classrooms and coping with the immense workload often neglecting one’s well-being. Online teacher wellness has become a global issue and we have taken initiatives by designing a webinar on the self-care and wellness for online teachers. Get expert advice from Dr Anita Jain, MBBS, MRCGP [INT], the founder and lead trainer of Heartbeats First Aid - an initiative to empower people in health and safety at schools, workplace and communities.

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Advice on posture to keep you healthy and pain-free at work

Simple desk-side exercises for the spine

Introducing variety and movement into your working day

Minimize eye strain

Webinar Date: 5th March, 2022

Webinar session duration: 4 pm - 6 pm (IST)

Trainer: Dr Anita Jain

Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the sessions.

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Elements of Visionary Leadership - Strategic Institution Management and Decision-making

Overview

Visionary leadership is a form of transformational leadership. In this live online workshop, you will get acquainted with the role of leadership with an emphasis on the six principles of 21st Century leadership style. The webinar covers the vital elements of visionary leadership like leadership model and strategy, decision-making, problem-solving and critical thinking. There will be case studies for better understanding.

Webinar Date: 13th March 2022

Webinar session duration: 10 am - 1 pm (IST)

Trainer: Dr Sanjib Chakraborty

Certification: Participants of the Seminar will receive a globally recognized certificate awarded by Asian College of Teachers (ACT)..

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Issues in teacher development and managing innovations in schools

Overview

Teacher development is an important part of every learning institution and so is innovation. While teacher development is a continuous process, innovations also don’t happen overnight. Both are deliberate activities and have to be worked on and in order to build a superior school culture, the school staff needs to be favourable towards innovation. Learn how innovation can be implemented in the context of the 21st century teaching-learning process.

Webinar Date: : 27th March 2022

Webinar session duration: 10 am - 1 pm (IST)

Trainer: Dr Margaret Davitt Maughan & Ms. Kuhurina Basu

Certification: Participants of the Seminar will receive a globally recognized certificate awarded by Asian College of Teachers (ACT)..

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Instructional Design for 21st Century Teachers

Overview

Learning is a process of creativity and collaboration and teachers must use instructional methods to inspire learners and facilitate learning. They are designed to promote optimum learning opportunities and specific learning outcomes through the use of a specially orchestrated set of activities. In a lesson when a specific instructional method is used, learners progress through defined steps that support their achievement of learning goals. Join our webinar on Instructional Design for 21st Century Teachers to learn all about 21st century instructional design methods and developing skills through active learning to transform your teaching.

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Planning and Setting Up Units for Optimum Learning Opportunities

Helping Students Develop 21st Century Skills through Active Learning

Learning Theory Should Drive Our Choice of Methods

Introduction to Instructional Design Methods

Task-based Learning is Key


Webinar Date: 1st April, 2022 Friday

Webinar session duration: 3 pm - 6 pm (IST)

Trainer: Ms. Jennifer Schmidt

Certification: Participants of the online seminar will receive a globally recognized certificate awarded by Asian College of Teachers (ACT)..

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Counselling Skills for Teachers

Overview

Research suggests that children are prone to experience emotional and behavioural problems and these create significant barriers to learning and social interaction. Since they spend countless hours at school, they tend to end up communicating a lot with the teachers and therefore, the teachers turn out to be valuable resources for the students in need of behavioral, emotional and academic intervention. Teachers equipped with effective counselling skills will not only be able to detect the cause of uncivil behaviours but will be aware of the ways to make the students express themselves and understand the reasons behind such behaviours. Join our Counselling Skills for Teachers Workshop to learn the fundamental techniques of counselling which a teacher can employ to provide extra support to the students especially after the pandemic with the children getting back to schools almost after 2 years.

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Detecting behavioural problems of the students
Understanding the factors behind the adverse behavioural problems of the students
Primary counselling techniques employed by the teachers

Workshop Date: : 8th April, 2022

Workshop duration: 3 pm - 6 pm (IST)

Venue: Kolkata

Trainer: Dr Mala Sengupta

Digital Certificate will be provided to participants attending the workshop..

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Managing Human Resources with a focus on Motivation, Appraisal, Evaluation and Feedback

Overview

Know all about the nitty-gritty of human resource management and learn how strategic human resource management has a positive outcome. In this live online workshop, we will cover areas like motivation, appraisal, evaluation and feedback focussing on the 4 Motive Model. Learn the differences between evaluation and feedback and how to evaluate and give feedback to your teachers while you master the strategies of teacher appraisal.

Webinar Date: : 10th April 2022

Webinar session duration: 10 am - 1 pm (IST)

Trainer: Dr Sanjib Chakraborty

Certification: Participants of the Seminar will receive a globally recognized certificate awarded by Asian College of Teachers (ACT)..

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Identifying Gifted and Talented Learners

Overview

A classroom comprises varied learners and with the rise of inclusive classrooms teachers have to accommodate different types of learners with various needs. Identification of gifted learners is essential as their talents remain hidden most of the time and identification of their giftedness can aid teachers to help them reach their full potential. As a teacher you must have the knowledge and skills to identify these unique learners and cater to their needs. Join our webinar to learn how to design lessons keeping these learners in mind and provide a supportive and dynamic environment to enhance their academic experience and help these gifted learners think critically, learn effectively and act responsibly.

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Who is gifted and talented? What is the difference?

Characteristics of gifted children in the classroom

Identifying gifted and talented learners

Catering to the needs of gifted and talented in the classroom

Curriculum difference

How can a teacher be more supportive?


Webinar Date: Coming Soon

Webinar session duration: Coming Soon

Trainer: Ms. Sussan George

Certification: Participants of the online seminar will receive a Certificate of Participation awarded by Asian College of Teachers (ACT)..

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Using Storybooks to Develop Language Skills and Healthy Brains: Early Primary Students

Overview

Reading stimulates the brains of young children. Research suggests that reading a variety of books sparks physical activity in the brain, activating those areas of the brain that process words and form meaning. Reading has immense benefits and has a deep impact on the brain as well as language development of young children. There are several storytelling techniques that promote creative thinking and shape brain development in children. Join our webinar to learn how you can develop language skills in children by using storybooks and it aids in brain development.

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Ways to engage younger students

Activate prior knowledge while teaching new words

Why it is important to help kids develop theory of mind

Promoting active listening

Simple reciprocal conversation based on the stories

Review interactive storytelling techniques

Promote creative thinking in students


Webinar Date: Coming Soon

Webinar session duration: Coming Soon

Trainer: Ms. Jennifer Schmidt

Certification: Participants of the Seminar will receive a globally recognized certificate awarded by Asian College of Teachers (ACT)..

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