Fundamentals of Problem-Based Learning

This 8-hour introductory workshop on  Problem-based Learning (PBL) takes learners on a brief journey to discover  how PBL can be used effectively  to trigger curiosity, challenge ideas and create effective solutions in educational institutions and training organisations. Educators and  trainers will have an opportunity to reflect and review the steps they can take  to transform their teaching, enabling learners to navigate the challenges of learning in the 21st century.       

Learning Objectives

By end of this workshop, participants will be able to
  • Describe the principles underpinning PBL
  • Explain the relationship between student-centred learning and PBL
  • List some scaffolding strategies used in PBL lessons

Who should attend?

Teachers, Trainers, Instructors, Facilitators, Academic Leaders, Heads of Departments, and Learning and Development (L&D) Managers from Educational and Training Institutions

Entry Requirement

This workshop is suitable for educators and trainers. No prior knowledge in PBL is required.


Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 75% of attendance requirement. 

Course Dates

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8 hours self-paced e-Learning


Course will be conducted online.


Fees for 2022

Full course fee (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below OR Singapore PR Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens OR Singapore PR
$203.30 $60.99 $20.33 $22.99

Fees for 2023

Full Course Fees (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above Singapore PR SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens SME-sponsored Singapore PR
$205.20 $60.99 $20.33 $61.56 $22.99 $23.56
- Payment may be made using SkillsFuture Credit.
- Fees reflected are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST). In line with the government fee freeze directive from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2023, the fees in 2023 for Singapore Citizen will remain the same as 2022. RP will absorb the additional 1% GST for Singapore Citizen in 2023 only.

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to sufficient number of participants. 

All information is accurate at time of publishing. 

Last updated on 10 Nov 2022

Need more help?

If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education