CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN TEACHING AND LEARNING (CICTL)

Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning
(Accredited by Cambridge Assessment International Education, U.K.)

Overview

The Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning provides an ideal framework for anyone preparing for, or developing, their teaching or training role, whether they are full or part-time or already in teaching and wishing to enhance and update skills and knowledge.

Aim

To assess a student’s competence in developing and delivering a range of learning and development activities.

Objectives

Students are able to:

  • Achieve international benchmark of excellence in teaching
  • Introduce curriculum development successfully
  • Improve quality and outcome of the teaching activities

Course Content

Unit-1

– Orientation on learning & teaching concepts
– Review teaching methods & learning activities
– Understanding purposes of assessment
– Evaluate the impact of learning on practice

Unit-2

– Explore lesson structures and design
– Understand differentiation and scaffolding
– Apply methods of formative assessment
– Evaluate the effectiveness of the lesson

Unit-3

– Integrate discovered ideas from Units 1 & 2
– Facilitate learners’ involvement
– Identify strengths and areas for development

The programme also provides transferable skills that can be used in any subject area or level of education and covers a range of different teaching and learning styles applicable to different learning needs. The course contains lectures, tutorials, forum discussion, classroom practice & assignments.

Course Duration

The course is conducted over a 4 months period on a part-time study. Students meet 2 sessions per week for 4 hours per session.

Mode of Delivery

Sessions include blended learning of face-to-face lectures, classroom discussion/participation, online forum discussion, hands-on training activities, peer teaching practice and consultations.

Assessment

The performance of the candidates, in the 4 modules, would be on an assignment-based assessment by Cambridge Assessment International Education, UK.

Teacher-Student Ratio

1:15

Admission Criteria

Students have to be:

  • be a full- or part-time teacher, teaching in an educational institution over a full academic year, for a minimum of 24 weeks and a minimum of 6 hours per week
  • have regular support of at least one experienced, trusted colleague who understands the essential principles that underpin this qualification, and can provide helpful advice and observations
  • have a group of minimum 6 learners
  • be responsible for planning and facilitating the learning activities of their learners

    *Candidates who don’t fulfil the above requirements will be assessed on a case-to-case basis

Certification

The performance of the candidates, in the 3 units, would be on an assignment-based assessment in 3 components: (1) Evidence of Practice, (2) Evidence of Learning and (3) Evidence of Reflection.

Upon passing the 3 units of this programme, students will be awarded the Cambridge International Certificate in Teaching and Learning, awarded by the Cambridge Assessment International Education, UK.

Course Progression

Course-Progression

Students are eligible for the Diploma upon completion of the Certificate course. Further details will be released.

Career as a Certified Professional Trainer (teaching career or training career)

Certified Professional Trainers are now in high demand and they enjoy diverse career opportunities in challenging and stimulating settings from education through to the corporate sector. The diploma will equip you with transferable skills, including excellent problem solving, communication and organisational skills. Coupled with the right qualification, you may also move into management and other specialised roles such as curriculum developers, preschool advisors, children’s service coordinators and in education-related areas in both government and private sectors, including the media and service industries.

For more information, visit http://www.cambridgeinternational.org/.