PBLI Programmes

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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.
 

Teaching and Learning Programmes

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

 

[Delivery] Jumpstart to Effective Facilitation

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

Run Date 
15 May 2020 Register here

Course Fee (per pax) 
$203.30 (Full course fee)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens or PR aged 39 and below )
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$13.49 (Workfare Training Support Scheme)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR) 

[Delivery] 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 or PR aged 39 and below )
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$13.49 (Workfare Training Support Scheme)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR) 

[PBL] Transform your Teaching through PBL

This two-day workshop expounds how the Problem-based Learning (PBL) approach  can be used to trigger curiosity, challenge ideas and create effective solutions in educational institutions and training organisations.

Run Date
4 & 5 June 2020 Register here

Course Fee (per pax)  
$385.20 (Full course fee)
$115.56 (Singapore Citizens or PR aged 39 and below )
$38.52 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$25.56 (Workfare Training Support Scheme)
$43.56 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR) 

[Design and Delivery] Developing Self-Directed Learning in Learners

In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the seven attributes of Self-Directed Learning (SDL). They will learn to administer the SDL Index inventory, score and interpret the results. Participants will also be guided to develop intervention programs to enhance each of the seven attributes of SDL.

Run Date
26 June 2020 Register here
6 November 2020 Register here

Course Fee (per pax) 
$203.30 (Full course fee)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens or PR aged 39 and below )
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$13.49 (Workfare Training Support Scheme)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR) 
 

[Design and Delivery] Managing Large Class Size through Active Learning

This workshop focuses on strategies to manage large classes and engaging learners effectively. There will be discussions on potential teaching and learning challenges in a large class, facilitation strategies, and the use of technology to enhance lesson delivery.

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

Course Fee (per pax)  
$203.30 (Full course fee)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens or PR aged 39 and below )
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$13.49 (Workfare Training Support Scheme)
$22.99 (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. 

Run Date
25 August 2020 Register here

Course Fee (per pax) 
$203.30 (Full course fee)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens or PR aged 39 and below )
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$13.49 (Workfare Training Support Scheme)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR)

[Assessment] 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. 

Run Date 
27 November 2020 Register here

Course Fee (per pax)  
$203.30 (Full course fee)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens or PR aged 39 and below )
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$13.49 (Workfare Training Support Scheme)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR)

[ICT Enhanced Teaching & Learning] Essentials of Online Facilitation

In this workshop, participants will learn the key strategies and tools of facilitating online learning and applying them to conduct an effective online lesson.

Duration 
Blended (0.5 days online, 0.5 days face to face), Customised Run (Contact PBLI for more details)

Course Fee (per pax)  
$203.30 (Full course fees)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR aged 39 and below)
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$13.49 (Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR)  


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. 

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

Course Fee (per pax)  
$203.30 (Full course fees)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR aged 39 and below)
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$13.49 (Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR)  

[Design] Developing Learning Programmes for Adult Learners: The What, Why and How

This workshop explores the core principles of adult learning and focuses on designing learning experiences for adult learners through awareness of the challenges and motivating factors in adult learning.

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

Course Fee (per pax)  
$385.20 (Full course fee)
$115.56 (Singapore Citizens or PR aged 39 and below )
$38.52 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$25.56 (Workfare Training Support Scheme)
$43.56 (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.

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

Course Fee (per pax)  
$385.20 (Full course fee)
$115.56 (Singapore Citizens or PR aged 39 and below )
$38.52 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$25.56 (Workfare Training Support Scheme)
$43.56 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR) 

[Workplace Learning] Create an Effective On-the-Job Learning Environment

In this workshop, participants will apply the Cognitive Apprenticeship (CA) model to design an effective learning programme for learners in school and the workplace.

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

Course Fee (per pax)  
$203.30 (Full course fees)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR aged 39 and below)
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$13.49 (Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR)  

[Workplace Learning] Foster an Effective On-the-Job Learning Culture

In this workshop, participants will apply the Developing a Curriculum (DACUM) model to develop an On-the-Job Learning (OJL) blueprint.

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

Course Fee (per pax)  
$203.30 (Full course fees)
$60.99 (Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR aged 39 and below)
$20.33 (Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above)
$13.49 (Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme)
$22.99 (SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens or Singapore PR)  

Notes:

• Payment may be made using SkillsFuture Credit.
• All fees quoted are inclusive of  7% GST.
• WTS: Workfare Training Support scheme is for Singapore Citizens 35 years and above with average gross income not exceeding $2,000.
• 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. Alternatively, you can register PBLI public run programmes via the Academy for Continuing Education webpage.