The Alumni Association of PCER Chembur conducted an online session through YouTube Live on 20th June, 2020 on Prerequisites For Being An Educator by Dr. Sharda Sharma, alumna from the batch of 2007-08. This session was aligned to SDG 4 – Quality Education.
The focus of the session was on the various international boards in India. Dr. Sharda’s expertise is in the study of IB schools which is also the area of study of her doctoral thesis.She explained how the two main international boards accepted in India are the Cambridge and the IB. She provided details about the structure of the two boards and comparisons on the basis of their learner profiles.
Dr. Sharda introduced the students to apps and online platforms such as Voice Thread, Speeko and Orai and also recommended the book ‘The Art of Talking to Anyone’ by Rosalie Maggio.
At the end of the session, Dr. Sharda answered the queries put up by the audiences. She emphasized that one should be a master in one’s discipline, have good content knowledge, have insight about the working of international skills and constantly upgrade oneself especially in the use of communication skills.
The session can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZ7fdr8QGgM&t=2575s