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FutureLearn: Becoming a Better Teacher: Exploring Professional Development

Improve your teaching skills by exploring professional development

Keeping up professional development as a teacher can be hard to fit into a busy timetable. It doesn’t need to be. This online course, broken into simple steps, will help you develop your reflective skills and improve your practice in the classroom.

Join a community of others working in education, share your experiences and grow as a teacher. This is professional development designed to help you respond to your needs and is accessible to everyone whatever level of resource is available in their setting.

This course has been especially designed for the needs of teachers in India and similar contexts, particularly those teaching in English or who teach English as a subject. However, it is also relevant for teachers around the world and those who teach subjects other than English.

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Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
Pace Upcoming
Provider FutureLearn
Language English
Certificates Paid Certificate Available
Hours 3 hours a week
Calendar 6 weeks long

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What are MOOCs?
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These are free online courses from universities around the world (eg. Stanford Harvard MIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you.  They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.

1 review for FutureLearn's Becoming a Better Teacher: Exploring Professional Development

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7 months ago
Irene partially completed this course.
I hv completed a weeks course. I came across good ideas n experiences from the vedios and peer comments. This course surely is contributing a lot to my existing skills.

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