Background:

Hetta Institute for International Development (HIID) is a USA-based professional educational corporation specializing in human capacity building. The Institute specializes in helping the mid and senior-level executives, particularly those from the developing countries, to upgrade their skills. HIID was founded in 2001 and registered with Arizona Corporation Commission, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.  Hetta Institute for International Development is also registered with the  New Jersey Department of the Treasury Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services. HIID also partners with the Center for Executive Training and International Development (CETID), a professional training provider in sustainable development, registered and based in Manhattan, New York City, USA. Since 2001, HIID has provided short term training courses to hundreds of high-ranking government and corporate officials.

Course Description:

This course takes an in-depth look at the ever-changing world of our educational systems around the world. The course uses selected comparative case studies to analyze a range of global educational issues in the new millennium and recommends some solutions to resolving some of the issues. In this course, participants will be given an analysis of how educational systems, in the new millennium, work in major regions in the world.

Course Learning Objectives:

This short course aims to provide participants with an in-depth analysis of the factors responsible for ineffective educational policies across the world.

Course Content:

The “Paradigm Shift in our Educational Systems in the New Millennium” course has some of the following key areas of learning:
  • Overview of the school systems around the world
  • Some fundamental problems in our schools today
  • How the school system has become a big business everywhere in the world
  • The millennial generation in technology
  • The Old and the new learning system in schools
  • E-learning program
  • The need to integrate the old and new technology in a learning system
  • School teachers need to be inspired to take up new education and technology systems in the education system
  • A government should encourage enabling an environment in education to impact students
  • Inspire teachers and students by different kind of frameworks
  • Encourage effective and innovative curriculum
  • Enact new laws and policies
  • Integrate indigenous and new technology in education in schools
  • I-pad, smartphone, laptops, chrome books, email, facebook, Skype
  • The learning process has to come back to schools again
  • We are now a microwave culture globally

Learning Outcome:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be empowered to think critically about:
  • The Important concepts in Education in the context of development issues and how to use them to formulate effective educational policies.
  • Formulation of educational policy for educational development
  • The need to integrate the old and new technology in a learning system
  • A better understanding of the millennium development goals, pros, and con.

Learning Methodology:

The course is delivered in a workshop setting facilitated by seasoned professional facilitators with practical experience. Active participation is required and key to the success of the workshops. Other methods used in this course include case studies and problem-solving exercises. Assessment of participant’s performance will be measured through effective class participation, group presentation, group projects, and class attendance. This course combines presentations, lectures, class discussions, group presentation, and problem-solving exercises.

Who should attend?

This course is particularly recommended for senior staff in private, public, and nonprofit sectors including educational officials in the ministry of education, teachers, consultants, school proprietors, community leaders, etc.

Course Duration:

2 weeks

Training Locations and Scheduled Dates:

Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Jersey City, New Jersey, USA: March 18-29; October 14-25; Dec. 2-13, 2019; Washington DC, USA: Feb 11-22, 2019

Course Materials:

Include PowerPoint presentation slides, carefully selected reading materials, exercises, case studies, reading references, and a laptop computer.

Registration Fees:

The course fee is $4,800 USD for two weeks. The course fee covers the following: instruction, course materials, one brand new laptop computer to take home, administration expenses, field trips, cultural programs, and miscellaneous program-related expenses.

How to Register:

To participate in this course, the applicant must:
  • 1. Send a completed application form
  • 2. Have a bachelor’s degree/or have relevant work experience at senior management level
  • 3. Be nominated by the head of his/her department
  • 4. Be a senior member of the organization
  • 5. Demonstrate a devoted interest in the course
  • 6. Have proof of English proficiency
  • 7. Demonstrate proof of financial sponsorship for the course