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Swayam Central

Educational Administration, Management and leadership in School Education

By Prof. Amarendra Behera   |   Central Institute of Educational Technology, NCERT, New Delhi
Educational administration is a process that includes the combined operation through which a country is maintained in good working conditions. It is a process of utilizing appropriate material in such a way as to promote effectively the development of human qualities. It includes all those techniques and procedures employed in operating the educational organization in accordance with established policies. Here the totality of resources are made available and made effective for accomplishing the purpose of an enterprise. Educational administration includes functions like planning, organizing, financing, directing, supervising, inspecting and evaluation. It is also concerned with elements like setting up of goals of education, review, feedback and innovation.
Management in businesses and organizations is the function that coordinates the efforts of people to accomplish goals and objectives by using available resources efficiently and effectively. Management includes planning, organizing, staffing, leading or directing, and controlling an organization to accomplish the goal or target. Resourcing encompasses the deployment and manipulation of human resources, financial resources, technological resources, and natural resources.
Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations.
The course- Perspectives, issues and research in teacher education is a 60 hour 4 credit course having 36 modules. The time distribution will be as follows:
  1. Self Study through Video & Text - 35 hours
  2. Participation in discussion forum - 05 hours
  3. Web Search/ Library Search - 10 hours
  4. Assessment/Assignment - 10 hours     

Learners enrolled: 516

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 13 Jan 2020
End Date : 25 Apr 2020
Exam Date : 10 May 2020
Enrollment Ends : 28 Feb 2020
Category :
  • Teacher Education
  • Level : Postgraduate

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Weekly Course Plan aims to-
    Scheduling video lectures and related text materials (e-book, references, glossary, FAQs etc.) in weeks, so that overall learning outcome of the course can be achieved in a systematic way throughout the course following weekly learning objectives.

    Week

    Day

    Title of Lesson/Module

    1st Week

    Day 1

    Concept and approaches to education administration management and governance

    Day 2

    Theories of Educational Administration

    Day 3

    Federalism and Decentralisation in Educational Administration and Management

    Day 4

    Self Study- text & videos & Web search & Library Search

    Day 5

    Assignment/Assessment


    2nd Week

    Day 1

    Multilevel educational administration, management and governance

    Day 2

    Comparative Study of Multilevel System of Educational Administration among Some Developed and Some Developing Countries

    Day 3

    Development of Educational Administration in India in Pre-British Era: A Historical Perspective

    Day 4

    Self Study- text & videos & Web search & Library Search

    Day 5

    Assignment/Assessment

    3rd Week

    Day 1

    History and structure of educational administration during British period

    Day 2

    Landmarks in the development of educational administration in India after independence

    Day 3

    Constitutional Provisions Governing Educational Administration in India: Sharing of Powers

    Day 4

    Self Study- text & videos & Web search & Library Search

    Day 5

    Assignment/Assessment

    4th Week

    Day 1

    State Acts and Rules Related to Educational Administration in India: A Critical Appraisal

    Day 2

    Educational Administration: Structure, Functions and Processes at the Central Government Level

    Day 3

    Educational Administration: Structure, Functions and Processes at State Government Level

    Day 4

    Self Study- text & videos & Web search & Library Search

    Day 5

    Assignment/Assessment

    5th Week

    Day 1

    Educational Administration: structure, functions and processes at the district and sub-district level

    Day 2

    Administration and Management of Centrally Sponsored Programmes and Schemes for the Improvement of School Education: A Critical Analysis

    Day 3

    Principles and practices of supervision and monitoring of education system in India

    Day 4

    Self Study- text & videos & Web search & Library Search

    Day 5

    Assignment/Assessment

    6th Week

    Day 1

    School Supervision: Concepts & Theories

    Day 2

    School Standards and their Evaluation

    Day 3

    Regulations, Accountability Mechanisms, Regulatory Bodies Guiding the Education System

    Day 4

    Self Study- text & videos & Web search & Library Search

    Day 5

    Assignment/Assessment

    7th Week

    Day 1

    Code of conduct of teachers and professional ethics

    Day 2

    Academic Support Structures like NUEPA, NCERT, SCERT, SIEMAT, DIETs

    Day 3

    Resource Centres at Block and Cluster Levels: Structure and Appraisal

    Day 4

    Self Study- text & videos & Web search & Library Search

    Day 5

    Assignment/Assessment

    8th Week

    Day 1

    National Council of Teacher Education: Structure & Functions

    Day 2

    Program Evaluation

    Day 3

    Decentralization, Local Management and Governance in Education

    Day 4

    Self Study- text & videos & Web search & Library Search

    Day 5

    Assignment/Assessment

    9th Week

    Day 1

    Decentralized and Participatory School Governance: What and Why?

    Day 2

    Constitutional provisions and policy framework for decentralised educational governance in India

    Day 3

    Role of Panchayati Raj institutions in management of educational Institutions

    Day 4

    Self Study- text & videos & Web search & Library Search

    Day 5

    Assignment/Assessment

    10th Week

    Day 1

    Community based Structures for School Governance

    Day 2

    Role of Civil society organizations in governance of education

    Day 3

    Role of Civil society organizations in governance of education

    Day 4

    Self Study- text & videos & Web search & Library Search

    Day 5

    Assignment/Assessment

    11th Week

    Day 1

    Role of Non-Government Organisation (NGOs) and community based organisations (CBOs) in school governance

    Day 2

    Emerging issues and problems of educational administration

    Day 3

    Human Resource Management in Education

    Day 4

    Self Study- text & videos & Web search & Library Search

    Day 5

    Assignment/Assessment

    12th Week

    Day 1

    Teacher management and development issues

    Day 2

    Issues relating to management of Continuous Professional Development of teachers

    Day 3

    Need and Importance of Research in Educational Administration

    Day 4

    Self-Study- text & videos & Web search & Library Search

    Day 5

    Assignment/Assessment

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Prof. Amarendra Behera

    Central Institute of Educational Technology, NCERT, New Delhi

    Prof. Behera obtained his Bachelor’s in Arts (with Education Honours from B.J.B. College, Bhubaneswar, Odisha affiliated to Utkal University, Odisha in 1989), Master’s of Arts in Education (Panjab University, Chandigarh 1991and won University Gold Medal for academic excellence) and got the degree Master’s of Philosophy in Education and Doctor of Philosophy in Education (from Kurukshetra University, Haryana, in 1998). His doctoral work was on the theme“ Effect of Radio Intervention Programme on the Language and Cognitive Development of Preschool Children” He has been associated with the education system in India in various capacities. Began his career as a Lecturer in Education in Govt. Women’s College, Jeypore, Koraput District, Odisha and specialised in teaching foundation courses at intermediate (10+2) and degree level on Philosophical, Psychological and Sociological foundations of education, designing and organising courses integrating pedagogy into different subjects to students of Education at 10+2, and degree (pass and honours) level.

    Joined the NCERT as Lecturer in Educational Technology (Training) in 1996, he has diversified his involvement into educational media-particularly radio, television and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Education. He was promoted as Reader in 2005, Associate Professor in 2008 and Professor in 2011. Since 2012 Dr. Behera is working as Head of ICTs and Training Division of CIET, NCERT. Dr. Behera is currently working as Joint Director at Central Institute of Educational Technology (CIET) a constituent of NCERT (December, 2017)

     His major contributions include development of audio-video programmes, management of school broadcasts-UMANG through All India Radio stations, development of media materials (about 200 radio and TV programmes), design and organisation of Courses and Training in different aspects of Educational Technology (ET)-especially in Script writing, Production techniques, Instructional design for multimedia programmes, Research Methodology for ICTs in Education, Use of ICTs in Education and development of ICT curriculum for schools, associated faculty in Development of National Repository of Open Educational Resources (NROER), development and launching of Online Courses MOOCs on SWAYAM and telecast of Educational TV programmes on Gyan Darshan, Gyan Vani, 24x7 DTH-TV Channel SWAYAM PRABHA etc.

     He has been a Core team member and Faculty of Curriculum Group, NCERT from 2004 to 2009. Provided academic support to 21 National Focus Groups (on Curricular Areas, National Concerns and Systemic Reforms) which provided inputs for formulation of the National Curriculum Framework (NCF) - 2005 in India. Dr. Behera provided support in printing of NCF-2005 into Indian Languages (22 Languages) included in the VIII Schedule of Indian Constitution and disseminated those among teachers and teacher educators across the country. As a member of the state level steering committee he was associated with the curriculum revision process of Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhatishgarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Kerala, Odisha, Mizoram, Rajasthan states/UTs etc. Worked as a national coordinator for the states/UTs funding for revision of curriculum project i.e. implementation of visions of NCF-2005 across 28 states and 7 UTs of our country. Disseminated the vision of NCF-2005 through training and workshops in face-to-face (for Teachers of Rural schools, DAV, KVS, NVS and CTSA School teachers etc.) and distance mode (covering 22 states/UTs through video conferencing using EDUSAT/INSAT network of CIET-NCERT) involving thousands of teachers and teacher educators (from Schools, DIETs, SCERTs/SIEs, CTEs, IASEs, Education Department Faculty of Universities etc.). Also provided resource support in training of teachers and teacher educators under SSA and RMSA structure through face to face mode and distance mode. Involved in dissemination of the vision of NCF-2005 among SAARC countries through planning and organisationof seminar on curriculum policies.

    Written and published papers in various national level journals attended and presented papers, chaired technical sessions in several national and international seminars as well. Currently Dr. Behera is associated with implementation of ICT@ School Scheme (2004 and revised 2010, ictschools.gov.in) and National ICT Policy for School Education (2012), organisation of National ICT Award for School Teachers from 2010 to 2017, NROER (nroer.gov.in 2013), ICT Curriculum for School Teachers and Students (ictcurruculum.gov.in 2013) ePathshala web portal and mobile apps (epathshala.gov.in in 2015) and E-PG-Pathshala (online PG Courses in Education) launched by Govt. of India. Besides Dr. Behera was associated with major research projects i.e. Impact Study of Educational Technology Scheme in India; Evaluation of Operation Black Board and ICDS Scheme; Feedback Study on EDUSAT network of Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) in North Region; piloting of General Educational Quality Analysis/Diagnosis Framework (GEQAF) tools developed by UNESCO in India; Third Party Evaluation of ICT@Schools Scheme in Karnataka state, UT-Chandigarh, Rajasthan and Evaluation of E-Classroom Project of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) and National Capital Territory of Delhi. Dr. Behera attended a Global ICT Conference (2012) at Seoul, South Korea and also supported UNESCO (2013) in implementation of GEQAF in the Sultanate of Oman organised at Muscat and as delegation of NCERT attended a programme on Textbook Evaluation and Exposure visit to various institutions in the Republic of Korea, Seoul (2014) which was sponsored by the Korean Embassy, New Delhi/Academy of Korean Studies. Under Sakura Science Programme of Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Dr. Behera participated with a 103 member delegation (90 students and 13 teachers from various parts of India) to Tokyo-Japan for exposure visit to various research institutes working for science and technology during 5-14, November, 2016. Dr. Behera has also guided three Ph.D. scholars from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla and Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak and has evaluated more than 20 Ph.D. theses from various Indian Universities. Recently Dr. Behera is associated with Digitisation of Textbooks, designing and running of MOOCs on SWAYAM (swayam.giv.in) platform, Telecast of Educational TV Programme on SWAYAM PRABHA (swayamprabha.giv.in) DTH-TV channels, of all the SCERTs and Boards of School Education in India and organised training on Media programme production and ICTs in Education for School Teachers and Media Experts from Sri Lanka. On 9 July, 2017 Prof. Behera received an award from the then Honourable President of India (Sh. Pranab Mukherji) for promoting ICTs in Education especially on online learning and DTH TV transmission. Also Dr. Behera participated and contributed in ICT4ED Expert Group Meeting-Role of Programming and Coding in Education at Seoul, Korea on 30-31 August, 2017 organised by KERIS-Govt. of Korea and UNESCO and presented ICT Initiatives in School and Teacher Education in India. Since the year 2017-18 and 2018-19 Dr. Behera is involved in training of State Resource Group members of 31 States and UTs on ICTs in Education and National ICT Mela and involved in promoting the Digital India Campaign at various levels.

    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    The course certification will be in the fulfillment of obtaining passing marks 
    The weight-age of Internal assessment shall be 30% and Proctored Exam shall be 70%

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