ACT is an accredited centre for offering Cambridge Professional Development Qualifications, UK.
What is CIDEL?
The certificate and Diploma are designed to help leaders develop their professional thinking and practice, to enhance their:
The CIDEL help the practicing leaders to study about successful leadership, to focus on the key ideas and challenges, leadership theories and actions of highly effective leaders.
Who can apply?
Individuals who have leadership role in schools, but also those who work in school districts, regional centres or other parts of the educational system
Leaders in all teaching and learning contexts: from primary and secondary general education, to adult and higher education
Individuals who are new to their leadership role or about to take up a leadership role in the near future.
Leaders such as head teachers and principals, members of senior leadership teams, heads of departments, subject leaders of other teams.
What is CIDTL?
The certificate and Diploma is designed to help teachers develop their professional thinking and practice, and enhance the quality of their teaching and learning. Reflective practice is enriched by critical engagement with new ideas and approaches.
Who can apply?
The certificate and Diploma are for practicing teachers with minimum of 1-2 years of experience in teaching full time or part time (min of 6 hours of teaching in a week).
It is an in – service program for working professionals. It is an in-depth 20-week program organized over the weekends. It is aimed at the lifelong learners with a zest for learning and self-development. The programme provides an opportunity for the teachers, aspiring teachers to update their knowledge and skills and be proactive in managing change in the education sector. The programme is also recognized as a platform for nurturing teachers’ leaders. It has an extensive component of action research which the practicing teachers.
ACT has taken the initiative to address a longstanding need of empowering teachers in rural Karnataka. It has successfully designed and implemented a Finishing School for Teachers a 3-month unique programme targeted to enhance creativity, communication and pedagogical skills among teacher such that they are classroom ready. The three month programme complements the B.Ed programme and enriches the skill, knowledge and attitude of the teacher trainees. The teaching methodology focuses on an interactive and learner centric approach. The learning is facilitated through team teaching, group discussions, research-based presentations and other innovative techniques. Assessment and evaluation is a continuous process through reflective essay, case study analysis, peer interactions, seminar and report presentations.
The course is offered in different parts of Karnataka. There are five teacher training centers namely ACT Bangalore, ACT-TACLE -Tumkuru, ACT Sharada – Vijayapur , ACT-KMS-Bailahongal, ACT-NV-Gulbarga.
PGDCT has been specifically designed to shape excellent teachers who will transform classrooms into vibrant learning centres. PGDCT aims to transform the person both inside and outside into a complete teacher, who would be a matter of pride for any institution. This programme is designed differently from a traditional B.Ed. course. The focus is on experiential learning and in-depth practical experience that provides students with ample exposure to real school and classroom environment. PGDCT is a comprehensive course value added course offered to B.Ed colleges spread over a year.
The “Reach Out Success” is a very successful training programme offered to schools and colleges. It is a comprehensive and has been customized to suit the needs of students from grade 3 tograde10. It is also offered to pre-university college students and degree college students, diploma and polytechnic students, engineering college students, business school graduates. The module develops soft skills, quantitative aptitude and life skills needed for leading a happy and emotionally intelligent life. We also offer career counselling and aptitude testing.