NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL

NIEI Essentials of Teaching and Learning Module (EM)

Essentials of Teaching and Learning

ABOUT EM

The National Arts Council (NAC) has partnered with the National Institute of Education International (NIEI) to deliver a 40-hour pedagogical course for arts instructors to enrich their effectiveness as classroom practitioners. Since 2012, more than 580 for artists and arts instructors have taken up this course and provided positive feedback.

 

The course aims to introduce participants to:

  • Key ideas of effective teaching and learning
  • Competencies of an effective teacher
  • Processes of effective lesson planning and the development of teaching materials
  • Ideas for designing engaging lessons and learning tasks

 

The course covers four broad areas:

  1. Basic Principles on the Psychology of Learning
  2. Principles of Effective Teaching
  3. Lesson planning and components of a lesson plan
  4. Assessment and Evaluation

 

For more information, please refer to the NIEI webpage here.

PROGRAMME DETAILS

COURSE SCHEDULE

40-Hour Essentials of Teaching & Learning Module 
Course Dates and Timing Register by

Session 1

Jun: *2, 4, 9, *11, 16, 18, *23, 25, 30

Jul: *2, 7, 9

Lessons on dates marked with a * will run from 6.30-9.30pm. Otherwise, for the remaining dates, lessons will be from 6.30-10pm.

 

NOTE: The course is designed to be delivered as face-to-face training. However, if current advisories and precautionary measures on social distancing remain or if they are tightened in June/July 2020, the course will be conducted digitally. Participants will be informed accordingly nearer the course start dates.

30 April 2020

Session 2

Jun: 22, 23, 24, 25, 26

This session is an intensive and will run from 9am to 6pm daily.

 

NOTE: The course is designed to be delivered as face-to-face training. However, if current advisories and precautionary measures on social distancing remain or if they are tightened in June 2020, the course will be converted to a twice weekly format and conducted digitally based on the following dates:

 

Jul: *2, 7, 9, *14, 16, 21, *23, 28, 30

Aug: *4, 6, 11

Lessons on dates marked with a * will run from 6.30-9.30pm. Otherwise, for the remaining dates, lessons will be from 6.30-10pm.

30 April 2020

 

 

COURSE FEES

The full cost of training is $984.40, inclusive of GST. 

 

Arts instructors who meet the following criteria may enjoy a 50% course fee subsidy (paying $492.20 per person):

  • Are Approved to conduct programmes under the NAC-AEP 2017/2018 and 2019/2020 OR
  • Have Conducted NAC Education programmes

 

For more information on the NAC-AEP scheme, please refer here

 

Participants aged 25 and above can also utilise their SkillsFuture credits to defray the unsubsidised course fees. 

 

NAC has introduced relief measures under the Arts & Culture Resilience Package in response to the COVID-10 situation, arts practitioners can apply for course fee subsidy and training allowance for this course under the Capability Development Scheme for the Arts. For more information, please refer here.

REGISTRATION

To register for the course, please complete the attached form and submit it to aedadmin@nie.edu.sg.

 

Closing Date for Application: 30 April 2020

 

For all course enquiries, please contact aedadmin@nie.edu.sg.

For all subsidy enquiries, please contact NAC_AEP@nac.gov.sg.

For further enquires about EM, please contact us at nac_aep@nac.gov.sg.