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Problem-Based Learning Institute (PBLI) Programmes

Republic Polytechnic's PBLI provides differentiated programmes, consultancy and research services focused on Problem-based Learning (PBL). Experience the process of learning in a social community where you will be engaged in critical thinking, effective communication and collaboration to manage educational and organisational challenges. For more information on PBLI, view our PBLI Catalogue here.

Teaching and Learning Programmes

For Class leaders, Module leaders, Curriculum Developers, Teachers, Trainers, Instructors, Facilitators,  Academic Leaders, Heads of Departments, and Learning and Development (L&D) Managers from Educational and Training Institutions.

 Design

Making Thinking Visible

This programme introduces learners to visual thinking processes, techniques and tools. It allows learners to explore problems from divergent perspectives, improve their observation skills and enhance their ability to distil key themes from complex information. Learn more

Mode: Online

Duration
12 hours facilitator-led training
2 hours assessment

Run Dates
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Course Fee (per pax)
$545.70 (Full course fees)
$163.71 (Singapore Citizens aged 39 and below or Singapore PR)
$54.57 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$61.71 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR) 

Constructive Alignment in Curriculum Design

Participants will learn the appropriate methods in applying constructive alignment in curriculum by designing the module/lesson outcomes, lesson activities, and assessment plan during the workshop. Learn more

Mode: Online

Duration
4 hours Self-paced e-Learning

Run Dates
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Course Fee (per pax)
$32.10 (Full course fees)

 Delivery

Effective Learner Engagement

This course aims to help educators understand the obstacles which hinder meaningful engagements and be equipped with the tools and techniques to effectively manage these, in order to maximise learning. Learn more

Mode: Online

Duration
3 hours Self-paced e-Learning

Run Dates
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Course Fee (per pax)
 $26.75 (Full course fees)

Managing Large Classes

This  self-paced course is designed to help lecturers manage and facilitate learning in  large class sizes, e.g., 30 to 60 learners. Learn more

Mode: Online

Duration
4 hours Self-paced e-Learning

Run Dates
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Course Fee (per pax)
$32.10 (Full course fees)

Managing Intergenerational Classes

This course will explore how intergenerational diversity can be harnessed to deliver lessons that create an impactful learner centred learning experience. It will look at using knowledge of generational traits to structure experiences that will motivate interest engagement as well as participation and team work. Learn more.

Mode: Online

Duration
4 hours Self-paced e-Learning

Run Dates
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Course Fee (per pax)
$32.10 (Full course fees)


Jumpstart to Effective Facilitation

This workshop takes a fresh approach to facilitation, supporting participants to formulate facilitation strategies that promote active engagement.

Duration
1-Day, Customised Run (Contact PBLI for more details)

Course Fee (per pax)
$203.30 (Full course fee)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens aged 39 and below or Singapore PR)
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR) 


Engaging Learners: Listening and Questioning

In this workshop, participants will be able to level up their skills by adapting listening and questioning techniques to activate prior knowledge, bridge learning gaps and motivate learners to engage and participate in their learning.

Duration
1-Day, Customised Run (Contact PBLI for more details)

Course Fee (per pax)  
$203.30 (Full course fee)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens aged 39 and below or Singapore PR)
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR) 

 PBL

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. Learn more

Mode: 
Online
Duration 
8 hours Self-paced e-Learning
Run Dates
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Course Fee (per pax)  
$203.30 (Full course fee)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens aged 39 and below or Singapore PR)
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR) 

 Design and Delivery

Empowered Learners for Online & Offline Learning

In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the design, delivery and assessment of Self-Directed Learning (SDL) and Collaborative Learning (CoL) in face to face and online classrooms. They will learn to use the SDL Index, develop strategies to facilitate SDL and CoL and design lessons that integrate the attributes of SDL and CoL using appropriate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools. Participants will also be guided to use office suite to make their lessons seamless with the Lesson Content, SDL and CoL. Learn more

Mode: Online 

Duration
4 hours Self-paced e-Learning
8 hour Instructor-led e-Learning 

Run Dates
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Course Fee (per pax) 
$203.30 (Full course fee)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens aged 39 and below or Singapore PR)
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR) 


Infusing Critical Thinking in Curriculum

In this workshop, Participants will be part of an interactive lesson, with opportunities for learners to share their perspectives with one another, on ways to foster the learning of critical thinking in an educational institution – through the development of a learner-centric critical thinking module and/or infusion of critical thinking into subject-based modules. Learn more

Mode: Online 

Duration
2 hours Self-paced e-Learning
6 hour Instructor-led e-Learning 

Run Dates
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Course Fee (per pax) 

$288.90 (Full course fee)
$86.67 (Singapore Citizens aged 39 and below or Singapore PR)
$28.89 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$32.67 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR) 
 

 Assessment

An Introduction to Item Analysis for Effective Teaching and Learning

This workshop aims to introduce participants to assessment of traditional test items using item analysis within classical test theory (CTT). The quality of test items will be examined by considering the various indices used in CTT.

Duration
1-Day Customised Run (Contact PBLI for more details)

Course Fee (per pax) 
$203.30 (Full course fee)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens aged 39 and below or Singapore PR)
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR)

Enhancing your Testing: A RASCH Analysis Approach

This workshop aims to introduce participants to assessment of traditional test items using RASCH analysis. The quality of test items will be examined by considering the various statistics used in RASCH analysis.

Duration
1-Day Customised Run (Contact PBLI for more details)

Course Fee (per pax)  
$203.30 (Full course fee)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens aged 39 and below or Singapore PR)
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR)

Designing Rubrics for Summative Assessment

This self-paced e-learning course equips participants with a grounded understanding of key considerations in the design of an analytic summative assessment rubric for their modules. Learn more

Mode: Online 

Duration 
4 hours Self-paced e-Learning

Run Dates
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Course Fee (per pax)  
 $32.10 (Full course fees)

Giving Feedback (Formative Assessment: Written Feedback)

In this self-paced e-learning course, participants will learn the purpose and principles of effective written feedback based on research findings derived from studies conducted with RP students. Learn more

Mode: Online 

Duration 
4 hours Self-paced e-Learning

Run Dates
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Course Fee (per pax)  
 $32.10 (Full course fees)

 ICT Enhanced Teaching & Learning

Essentials of Online Facilitation

In this course, participants will learn about the various stages in Gilly Salmon’s 5-stage model in online learning environment. Participants will explore strategies to effectively facilitate online and how to craft effective discussion forum topics to enhance trainees’ learning. Participants will experience easy-to-use online tools and be adept at choosing appropriate ones for online training. Learn more
 
Mode: Online 

Duration 
(4 hours) Self-paced online learning
(4 hours) Consultation by time slot:
Participants can seek advice from trainer on their training courses and how to effectively conduct them in an online environment. 

Run Dates
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Course Fee (per pax)  
$203.30 (Full course fees)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens aged 39 and below or Singapore PR)
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR) 

How to Create Instructional Videos with Screencast

In this course, you will learn how to do screencasts, which tools to choose, and what to consider before recording in order to create effective instructional videos. Learn more

Mode: Online 

Duration 
2 hours Self-paced e-Learning

Run Dates
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Course Fee (per pax)  
$21.40 (Full course fees)


Curating Content for E-Learning 

In this workshop, participants will learn about the differences between content creation and content curation and the roles they play in putting together e-Learning courses. Learn more

Mode: Online 

Duration 
1 hour Self-paced e-Learning

Run Dates
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Course Fee (per pax)  
$12.84 (Full course fees)

RP-Icons_Research Reflective Practice and Educational Research

Facilitating a Community of Practice (COP)

The objectives of this workshop is to provide participants with working knowledge on what a community of practice is, its benefits and how to start a COP in the organisation. Learn more

Mode: Online

Duration 
4 hours self-paced e-Learning

Run Dates
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Course Fee (per pax)  
$32.10 (Full course fees)


Sustaining a Community of Practice

In this course, participants will better understand how communities of practices evolved over time and what it takes to sustain them so that they provide continual value to its members and organisations. Participants will complete a guided assignment to apply their learning and give feedback to a peer on their assignment as part of the course. Learn more


Mode: 
Online

Duration 
4 hours self-paced e-Learning

Run Dates
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Course Fee (per pax)  
$32.10 (Full course fees)

 

Learning and Development Programmes 

For Human Resources (HR) Managers, Project Managers, and Learning and Development (L&D) Managers and Team Leaders.

 Design

Introduction to Instructional Design: The ADDIE Approach

This workshop will introduce participants to the ADDIE instructional design model, which involves the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of instruction. Learn more

Mode: Online 

Duration
4 hours self-paced e-Learning 
4 hour instructor-led e-Learning

Run Dates
Click APPLY NOW to check available course dates and to register.

Course Fee (per pax)  
$203.30 (Full course fees)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens aged 39 and below or Singapore PR)
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR)  


 PBL

PBL to Drive Workplace Competencies

The workshop aims to introduce participants to the workplace competencies and skills that the PBL approach is able to achieve in nurturing/creating a problem-solving workplace environment.

Mode: 
Online 

Duration 
2-Day, Customised Run (Contact PBLI for more details)

Course Fee (per pax)
$385.20 (Full course fee)
$115.56 (Singapore Citizens aged 39 and below or Singapore PR)
$38.52 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$43.56 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR) 

Notes:

  • Payment may be made using SkillsFuture Credit.
  • Fees reflected are inclusive of Goods & Service Tax (GST)
  • From 1 July 2020, Workfare Training Scheme (WTS) and fee subsidy under WTS will cease. WTS will be replaced by Workfare Skills Support Scheme (WSS). For more information on WSS, please refer to www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-skills-support-scheme-individuals.html
  • 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 the time of publishing.

The above programmes can be tailored to meet your organisational needs. Please contact PBLI’s programmes manager for more information.

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