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Ethics in Public Health Practice

Date: Feb 11 - 15, 2019

Last date to apply: Dec 10, 2018

What kind of health threats and risks deserve an organized response by the health system? How to balance curative vs preventive and promotive care? How to communicate health messages that might conflict with local cultural norms? Public health professionals are routinely confronted with such ethical dilemmas and yet they receive little training on ethics in public health practice. In order to address such training gap, we at Azim Premji University, offer a week long course on Ethics in Public Health Practice. We believe that ethical and reflective public health practice is the cornerstone of realizing the common goal of Health for All.

The course runs through four modules. These cover

  • Why Public Health Ethics?
  • Working with programs: Ethics issues in implementation and evaluation
  • Agenda setting and priorities in policy making
  • Risk and vulnerability: Working with research guidelines and protocols.

Professionals involved in a range of public health roles including research, program implementation and evaluation, advocacy and communications in health are encouraged to apply. Participants would expect to learn to have comprehensive understanding of ethical principles in public health and their applications in different settings, develop analytical skills to conceive of possible resolutions to ethical dilemmas in their work settings and sensitivity to adapt universal guidelines and protocols in specific cultural contexts.

 

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For any Queries please write to: public.health@apu.edu.in


Introduction to Mapping and Geographical Information Systems using Quantum GIS

Date: Dec 3 - 7, 2018

Last date to apply: Nov 25, 2018

In recent years, geographic information systems (GIS) and mapping techniques have become very important for understanding issues related to research and practice in development, education, conservation, policy and related areas. GIS is a highly sought-after methodology that development and conservation practice is increasingly putting to use.

This course aims to provide practitioners, educators, researchers, and others working in the areas mentioned above with basic mapping and GIS skills, via exposure to a free, open-source GIS platform (Quantum GIS) which is available to all.

The course is intended to be hands-on, focused on learning via doing in the lab, on the computer. In-class exercise datasets will be used for initial practice. Participants will also work on individual locations of their choice for additional practice, relating in-class work to their area and themes of interest.

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For any queries please write to : gis.ced@apu.edu.in


Designing & Facilitating Effective Learning Experiences

Date: November 12 - 17, 2018

The School of Continuing Education at Azim Premji University is happy to announce the seventh batch of the Certificate Course on ‘Designing & Facilitating Effective Learning Experiences’, from November 12th to 17th 2018 at Wipro Learning Centre, Wipro Corporate Office, Doddakannelli, Sarjapur Road, Bengaluru – 560035.

This course will cover aspects of workshop design and facilitation skills in an effective, efficient, and appealing way to achieve the intended learning outcomes.

Participants will work through a structured process from identifying learning needs to design, develop, deliver, and evaluate learning effectiveness. This is done using a guided discovery and practice process with learning scenarios and problems that participants will bring to the course.

Participants will take away various templates, handouts, and job-aids to appreciate the development of learning collaterals. The course provides space and time for learners to reflect, share, and build on their experiences through in-class assignments, discussions, and engaging activities in the evening.

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For any queries please write to : learning@apu.edu.in


Exploring Sustainability in the Indian Context - Online Course

Date: Oct 12th to Dec 15th, 2018

Rapid and widespread environmental, economic and social changes have led to urgent global questions of sustainability. Concerns of sustainability in developing countries like India can be very different than that of industrialised countries. In developing countries, equity and social justice are central to addressing sustainability, along with environmental concerns.

This interdisciplinary, multi-instructor course provides an introduction to sustainability within the context of development in India. We develop an integrated perspective on sustainability along ecological and social dimensions, and use these to examine critical themes of importance to India, like population, food, and climate change. We explore how our imagination of culture, markets, state, and even of nature itself influences sustainability action. We end with examining how to take sustainability action - as individuals, communities and larger collectives, and across all scales, from the local to the global.

Participants in this fully online course are expected to watch video lectures, join interactive video-discussions with faculty, and participate in discussion forums. Those who complete all activities and tests and submit assignments will get a Certificate of Participation from Azim Premji University.

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For any queries please write to : Sustainability.online@apu.edu.in


Imagining Development: From Vision to Action

Date: Nov 20 - 29, 2018

The School of Continuing Education and University Resource Centre(SCE-URC) of Azim Premji University has a clearly stated purpose to build capabilities of professionals in education and development sector (both in government and civil society organizations);evolve and promote the use of quality standards in education, including assessment principles and frameworks; as well as influence policy through work with state and national-level institutions This is also an explicit commitment of APU & SCE-URC to the idea that education contributes to social change.

We, at Azim Premji University, believe that development sector is changing fast in terms of its scope and content - which in turn requires specialised and relevant capacities for working professionals. Therefore, need based short term courses are designed to cater to the professional requirement of development practitioners, contributing to the work of 'Development'.

The nine day certificate course (Nov 20 – 29, 2018) "Imagining Development: From Vision to Action" is part of the aforementioned endeavour. This course aims at connecting technical competencies, with imagination and vision of a desired future, and locating development goals within that imagination.

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For queries, please write to: idva.ced@apu.edu.in


Exploring Sustainability in the Indian Context - Online Course

Date: July 13th to Sep 02nd, 2018

Rapid and widespread environmental, economic and social changes have led to urgent global questions of sustainability. Concerns of sustainability in developing countries like India can be very different than that of industrialised countries. In developing countries, equity and social justice are central to addressing sustainability, along with environmental concerns.

This interdisciplinary, multi-instructor course provides an introduction to sustainability within the context of development in India. We develop an integrated perspective on sustainability along ecological and social dimensions, and use these to examine critical themes of importance to India, like population, food, and climate change. We explore how our imagination of culture, markets, state, and even of nature itself influences sustainability action. We end with examining how to take sustainability action - as individuals, communities and larger collectives, and across all scales, from the local to the global.

Participants in this fully online course are expected to watch video lectures, join interactive video-discussions with faculty, and participate in discussion forums. Those who complete all activities and tests and submit assignments will get a Certificate of Participation from Azim Premji University.

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For any queries please write to : Sustainability.online@apu.edu.in


Designing & Facilitating Effective Learning Experiences

Date: May 21 - 26, 2018

The School of Continuing Education at Azim Premji University is happy to announce the sixth batch of the Certificate Course on ‘Designing & Facilitating Effective Learning Experiences’, from May 21st to 26th 2018 at Wipro Learning Centre, Wipro Corporate Office, Doddakannelli, Sarjapur Road, Bengaluru – 560035.

This course will cover aspects of workshop design and facilitation skills in an effective, efficient, and appealing way to achieve the intended learning outcomes.

Participants will work through a structured process from identifying learning needs to design, develop, deliver, and evaluate learning effectiveness. This is done using a guided discovery and practice process with learning scenarios and problems that participants will bring to the course.

Participants will take away various templates, handouts, and job-aids to appreciate the development of learning collaterals. The course provides space and time for learners to reflect, share, and build on their experiences through in-class assignments, discussions, and engaging activities in the evening.

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Thank you for your interest in our Course. Registrations are closed for this batch. Please watch this space for announcement of the next batch.

For any queries please write to : learning@apu.edu.in


Exploring Sustainability in the Indian Context - Online Course

Date: Apr 13th to Jun 03rd, 2018

Rapid and widespread environmental, economic and social changes have led to urgent global questions of sustainability. Concerns of sustainability in developing countries like India can be very different than that of industrialised countries. In developing countries, equity and social justice are central to addressing sustainability, along with environmental concerns.

This interdisciplinary, multi-instructor course provides an introduction to sustainability within the context of development in India. We develop an integrated perspective on sustainability along ecological and social dimensions, and use these to examine critical themes of importance to India, like population, food, and climate change. We explore how our imagination of culture, markets, state, and even of nature itself influences sustainability action. We end with examining how to take sustainability action - as individuals, communities and larger collectives, and across all scales, from the local to the global.

Participants in this completely online course are expected to watch video lectures, join interactive online video-discussions with expert faculty from different domains, and participate in discussion forums. Those who complete all activities and tests and submit assignments will get a Certificate of Completion from Azim Premji University Participants in this completely online course are expected to watch video lectures, join interactive online video-discussions with faculty and participate in discussion forums. Those who complete all activities and tests and submit assignments will get a Certificate of Completion from Azim Premji University.

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For any queries please write to : Sustainability.online@apu.edu.in


Designing & Facilitating Effective Learning Experiences

Date: Mar 5 - 10, 2018

The School of Continuing Education at Azim Premji University is happy to announce the fifth batch of the Certificate Course on ‘Designing & Facilitating Effective Learning Experiences’, from Mar 05th to 10th 2018 at Wipro Learning Centre, Wipro Corporate Office, Doddakannelli, Sarjapur Road, Bengaluru – 560035.

This course will cover aspects of workshop design and facilitation skills in an effective, efficient, and appealing way to achieve the intended learning outcomes.

Participants will work through a structured process from identifying learning needs to design, develop, deliver, and evaluate learning effectiveness. This is done using a guided discovery and practice process with learning scenarios and problems that participants will bring to the course.

Participants will take away various templates, handouts, and job-aids to appreciate the development of learning collaterals. The course provides space and time for learners to reflect, share, and build on their experiences through in-class assignments, discussions, and engaging activities in the evening.

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For any queries please write to : learning@apu.edu.in


Designing & Facilitating Effective Learning Experiences

Date: Dec 11-16, 2017

The School of Continuing Education at Azim Premji University is happy to announce the fifth batch of the Certificate Course on ‘Designing & Facilitating Effective Learning Experiences’, from Dec 11th to 16th 2017 at Wipro Learning Centre, Wipro Corporate Office, Doddakannelli, Sarjapur Road, Bengaluru – 560035.

This course will cover aspects of workshop design and facilitation skills in an effective, efficient, and appealing way to achieve the intended learning outcomes.

Participants will work through a structured process from identifying learning needs to design, develop, deliver, and evaluate learning effectiveness. This is done using a guided discovery and practice process with learning scenarios and problems that participants will bring to the course.

Participants will take away various templates, handouts, and job-aids to appreciate the development of learning collaterals. The course provides space and time for learners to reflect, share, and build on their experiences through in-class assignments, discussions, and engaging activities in the evening.

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For any queries please write to : learning@apu.edu.in


Pedagogy of Early Reading and Writing

Date: Nov 20-25, 2017

Last Date of registration: Nov 03, 2017

The School of Continuing Education and University Resource Centre of Azim Premji University, Bangalore announces a Course on the Pedagogy of Early Reading and Writing. This course is the latest addition to our list of in service programmes, specifically designed for the faculty and teacher educators of State Councils of Educational Research and Training (SCERTs), Colleges of Teacher Education(CTEs), District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs) and the Resource Persons of non-Government organizations (NGOs) working in the field of Education and Development. This 6 day Certificate Course on Pedagogy of Early Reading and Writing will be conducted from 20th November to 25th November 2017.

The world is going through a phase of rethinking about early literacy and its relation to learning. In the recent days live debates about the relevance of reading and writing across the curriculum, as a window to all learning has woken us up to the disturbing reality that classroom pedagogy has fallen short of global discourses and practices. Literacy pedagogy needs to transform itself from the avatar of a mechanical skill to be understood as tool of the mind, a process for thinking and articulating ones thoughts. Somehow schools do not teach children to read and write in such a way as to go beyond information, search for books, extend their learning and become lifelong readers. There is a growing awareness that this understanding needs to inform classroom pedagogy in the D El Ed classrooms. This has led to the designing of this course which will prompt teacher educators to examine the current situation of literacy pedagogy and to explore the comprehensive approach to literacy pedagogy.

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For queries, please write to: language.nb@apu.edu.in


Imagining Development: From Vision to Action

Date: Nov 14 – 23, 2017
Last Date to Apply: Oct 16, 2017
Venue: Wipro Learning Centre, SJP1, Sarjapur road, Doddakannelli, Bangalore

The School of Continuing Education and University Resource Centre(SCE-URC) of Azim Premji Universityhas a clearly stated purpose to build capabilities of professionals in education and development sector (both in government and civil society organizations);evolve and promote the use of quality standards in education, including assessment principles and frameworks; as well as influence policy through work with state and national-level institutions This is also an explicit commitment of APU & SCE-URC to the idea that education contributes to social change.

We, at Azim Premji University, believe that development sector is changing fast in terms of its scope and content - which in turn requires specialised and relevant capacities for working professionals. Therefore, need based short term courses are designed to cater to the professional requirement of development practitioners,contributing to the work of 'Development'.

The ten day certificate course (Nov 14 – 23, 2017) "Imagining Development: From Vision to Action" is part of the aforementioned endeavour. This courseaims at connecting technical competencies, with imagination and vision of a desired future, and locating development goals within that imagination.

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For queries, please write to: idva.ced@apu.edu.in


Language across Curriculum

Date: Nov 6-10, 2017

Last Date of registration: Oct 20, 2017

In order to enhance the capacity of practicing professionals working in the field of Education and Development, the School of Continuing Education and University Resource Centre of Azim Premji University, Bangalore has designed and conducted a number of capacity enhancement programmes till date and the present course entitled Language across Curriculum is the latest addition to our list of in service programmes specifically meant for the Faculty and teacher educators of State Councils of Educational Research and Training (SCERTs), Institutes of Advanced Studies in Education (IASEs) Colleges of Teacher Education(CTEs), District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs) and the Resource Persons of non-Government organizations (NGOs) working in the field of Education.

As all school subjects are learnt through language, teachers as well as teacher educators need to develop a critical understanding of the nature and role of language in the context of the child and the curriculum and this assumption has prompted us to design this 5 day Certificate course from 6 November to 10 November 2017.

It is pertinent to note that the course documents for the Bachelor of Education and the Diploma in Teacher Education programmes published by the National Council for Teacher Education also highlighted the importance of a Language across Curriculum perspective in teacher education. The language papers of these programmes are based on the assumption that language is a tool to understand concepts in different content areas such as Social Sciences, Sciences or Mathematics and in view of the thrust given to the Language across Curriculum perspective in the policy documents, this 5 day course will enable the participants to develop perspectives on language and to understand and experience the centrality of language by relating it to the overall objectives of the curriculum.

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For queries, please write to: language.pm@apu.edu.in




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