Centre for Education, Innovation and Action Research, TISS in partnership with Department of Education, University of Mumbai, offers online support to M.Ed. students and interested teacher educators of affiliated colleges, MA (Education) & MA (Elementary Education) students of TISS, Mumbai and Hyderabad. In the context of the ongoing Covid19 situation and the disruption of regular classroom teaching, weekly webinars titled Teaching and Learning Consortium (TALC) 2020, on relevant topics from the M.Ed. curriculum of Mumbai University will be conducted by experienced faculty members from various educational institutions of the country. This video is the first in the series, which will be held every Tuesday from April 21, 2020 to June 23, 2020.
Topic: Perspectives on Pre-service Teacher Education
Facilitator: Prof. Mythili Ramchand, CEIAR, TISS
When: Tuesday April 21, 2020, 10.45 am to 12 noon
Audience: Students of M.Ed., University of Mumbai and teacher educators of affiliated colleges
The webinar begins with a welcome address by Prof. S.R.Pandya, Head of Department of Education, University of Mumbai who highlights the need to map our teaching-learning process to international standards while also keeping in mind the local needs such as the challenge of large class sizes and needs of disadvantaged classes. Prof. Ramchand presents the complex roles of teachers and how they can be prepared for the 21st century using various models of teacher education. Students are asked questions about teachers’ roles and how they get formulated. At the end, students are given some reflective tasks to think about their own preparation and equitable ways of engaging teachers and students during the lockdown period.
1. Link to the video clip of Prof.Darling-Hammond played in the presentation: youtu.be/N4wETgJElSI
2. Sockett, H. (2008). The moral and Epistemic Purposes of Teacher Education in Marilyn Cochran-Smith et al. (Eds). Handbook of Research on Teacher Education. Enduring Questions in Changing Contexts. Routledge. pp:45-47
3. Darling-Hammond, L (2006). Constructing 21st Century Teacher Education Journal of Teacher Education, 57(10) pp:4 – 11
4. NCTE (2009) National Curriculum Framework for Teacher Education: Towards Preparing Professional and Humane Teacher.Sec1.14 pp:19-21
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Links to the collaborating institutions:
University of Mumbai, Dept of Education: mu.ac.in/department-of-education
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