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 for 2019 Register by

Feb: *12, 14, 19, *21, 26, 28

 

Mar:*5, 7, 12, *14, ‚Äč19, 21

 

*All lessons will run from 6.30-10pm, except dates marked with a * which run from 6.30-9.30pm. 

21 Jan 2019 

Mar: 18, 19, 20, 21, 22

 

This is an intensive 5 day course run.

 

Sessions will run 9am to 6pm daily.

 

1 Feb 2019 

 

Dates may be subject to changes. 

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

 

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

 

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

REGISTRATION

To sign up for this course, please submit a completed copy of the registration form to NIE International latest by 21 January 2019.

 

Please note that the Essentials of Teaching and Teaching Module (EM) satisfies the minimum pedagogical requirement for NAC-AEP instructors wishing to conduct NAC-AEP Experience workshop programmes from 2017 onwards. It is NOT compulsory to attend the pedagogy training courses if you are not intending to register to teach for NAC AEP programmes. This course serves as an introduction course to artists who are keen to work in the arts education sector.

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