NCERT invites applications for Online Diploma in Teaching of Science at Upper Primary Stage from 27 July 2020 to 31 May 2021.
About the Course
This is a completely online course, primarily aimed at teachers dealing with Science at the upper primary level (classes 6-8) in schools. The purpose of this course is to help in professional development of a large number of pre-service and in-service teachers to become reflective and competent practitioners.
The course consists of multimedia based interactive learning materials. The course provides in-depth yet flexible learning opportunities to anyone interested in teaching-learning of science at upper primary level. Each module starts from the basics and attempts to develop learner’s understanding upto a significant conceptual depth.
Who can attend?
- In-service teachers teaching science for classes 6-8 across the country
- Pre-service teachers pursuing their diploma or degree in education can also enroll in this course
- Any other individual directly involved in science education/school education
How to apply?
Visit the course website and make a payment of Rs. 2000 using the link provided. Within 2-3 days after making payment, you will receive an ‘Invitation’ email from NCERTX. Follow the instructions given in the email to complete the enrollment process. The last date for enrollment is 26th July, 2020.
Kindly, use same email ID everywhere throughout the course enrollment process. You also need to email your details in typed format as .doc file (in CAPITAL letters) to us at ncertx[at]gmail.com in the form of given proforma.
The course will start from 27th July, 2020 and end on 31st May, 2021. The course consists of 40 modules. On an average, each module can be completed in 8-10 hours. Every Monday, a new module will be opened and it is to be completed in a week. All the modules along with the final exam are to be completed in 40 weeks.