NCERT Online Teacher Training on “Blended Learning”
The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 has set the stage for a transformative shift in India’s education system. Emphasizing holistic and flexible learning, NEP 2020 recognizes the pivotal role of technology-enabled education in bridging gaps, ensuring access, and enhancing the quality of learning experiences. At the forefront of this educational revolution is the adoption of blended learning methodologies, a key focus of NEP 2020’s vision for the future of education in India.
Blended Learning: Aligning with NEP 2020
Blended learning, which seamlessly combines traditional classroom instruction with online elements, directly addresses NEP’s call for a multidisciplinary and skill-oriented approach to education. This approach integrates digital tools to offer personalized learning pathways, promote critical thinking, and encourage self-directed learning – all fundamental principles of NEP’s learner-centric paradigm.
A Pathway to Inclusive Education
NEP recommends harnessing the potential of blended learning for various educational domains, including the training of Special Educators, Teacher Education, Higher Education, and Adult Education. Furthermore, the adaptability of blended learning to reach learners in remote and underserved areas, along with its capacity to accommodate diverse learning styles, resonates profoundly with NEP’s goal of fostering inclusive and equitable education.
Revolutionizing Education in India
This innovative approach not only addresses the challenges posed by traditional rote-based education but also equips students to excel in an interconnected and technology-driven world. NEP 2020’s forward-looking principles align perfectly with blended learning’s potential to modernize education, making it a relevant and promising strategy for India’s educational landscape.
Unlocking the Potential of NCERT Blended Learning
Blended learning represents a transformative force in the realm of education, poised to reshape both learning and teaching methodologies. By seamlessly blending in-person and digital learning, it provides a flexible and personalized learning experience that caters to diverse learning styles and individual paces.
Enabling Active Learning
This approach empowers students to access content and resources at their convenience while engaging in interactive online discussions and activities that promote active learning. Educators, too, benefit from the power of technology, enabling them to create engaging multimedia materials, track individual progress, and provide timely feedback.
Breaking Down Physical Barriers
Blended learning transcends the constraints of traditional classroom settings, allowing education to extend beyond physical boundaries and time constraints. As technology continues to advance, the potential of blended learning to enhance educational outcomes, foster critical thinking, and prepare learners for the digital age remains a promising avenue in the evolution of education.
NCERT CIET Online Teacher Training: “Blended Learning” Series
In light of the transformative potential of blended learning and its alignment with NEP 2020, the Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET-NCERT) is proud to announce an online training series on ‘NEP 2020: Recommendations on ET & ICT.’ This series, taking place every second week of the month from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm from Monday to Friday, aims to orient stakeholders on the recommendations of NEP 2020 in leveraging digital technology.
Program Schedule for September 2023
|Day & Date||Title of the Session||Resource Persons||Presentation Link||Video Link|
|Day 1: Monday||11 September 2023||Blended Learning: Policy Recommendations, Concept, Need, and Scope||Prof. Marmar Mukhopadhyay, Chairman, Educational Technology and Management Academy (ETMA), Gurgaon, Haryana – 122003||Link|
|Day 2: Tuesday||12 September 2023||Models of Blended Learning||Prof. Sandeep Sancheti, Vice Chancellor, Marwadi University, Rajkot, Gujarat – 360003||Link|
|Day 3: Wednesday||13 September 2023||Designing Blended Learning||Prof. Jayashree Shinde, Head, Dept. of Educational Technology and Director, Teaching-Learning Centre (PMMMNMTT-MoE), SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400049||Link|
|Day 4: Thursday||14 September 2023||Technology Tools and Resources in Blended Learning||Prof. Manas Ranjan Panigrahi, Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean Academics, Sangam University, Bhilwara, Rajasthan – 311001||Link|
|Day 5: Friday||15 September 2023||Assessment and Feedback in Blended Learning||Prof. Hrushikesh Senapaty, Professor, Regional Institute of Education, NCERT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha – 751022||Link|
Objectives of CIET Trainings
Upon completing this training, participants will:
- Explain the concept and benefits of blended learning.
- Describe various models of blended learning with examples.
- Explore strategies for designing engaging and effective blended learning experiences.
- Explore various tools and resources that support blended learning.
- Explore assessment strategies and feedback mechanisms in a blended learning environment.
Who Can Participate in NCERT CIET Training?
This training series is open to students, teachers, teacher educators, parents, administrators, and the general public.
How to Participate in CIET Teacher Training
Step 1: Registration – Register here or scan the QR Code.
Step 2: Watch Live Training Sessions – Join live sessions on NCERT Official YouTube channel from 11th to 15th September 2023 at 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Monday to Friday).
Step 3: Participation in Post-Session Activity and Certification – Participate in the post-session quiz, score 70% & above to receive a certificate.
Step 4: Submit Your Feedback – Share your experiences and suggestions using this link or by scanning the QR code.
For any queries, contact: email@example.com or call: 8800440559.
This initiative by CIET-NCERT promises to be a crucial step towards enhancing the quality of education in India and preparing educators and learners for a technology-driven future. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be part of the educational transformation!
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