Program Design

This program involves (a) Training Course and (b) Certification. You can opt for either Training or Certification or both.

The training comprises three live workshops, each workshop will be for two hours from 5 pm to 7 pm on the respective dates and will involve about 1.5 hours total of pre-reading materials and post-workshop exercise.

Course Highlights

The competencies covered are drawn from Level 1 of CENTA® Standards

Record of completion  - if you participate throughout the program & appear for the tests.

Modules and Contents

Workshop 1: Effective Online Teaching

Forms of Remote Teaching: Live vs. asynchronous, different forms of each, requirements for different forms (e.g. high-speed internet need, device, etc.)

Common Tools for live video, assignments, assessment, class involvement etc. - Pros and Cons of tools, Privacy Norms and Student Protection

Practice Online Teaching Tools: How to use the common tools, typical issues in usage and how to deal with them

Workshop 2: Lesson Planning and Classroom Communication

How to Plan and Structure Online/Remote Teaching Lessons: Keeping all students involved – different forms of involvement

Curated Sample Lessons including comments on what works/potential issues

Workshop 3: Student Assessment and Remediation

How to Assess Students in Online Teaching

Formative vs. High Stakes Assessments

Common Approaches for ongoing Formative Assessment: Assignments, pros and cons of each (including student constraints)

Curated Sample Lessons including comments on what works/potential issues

Hands-on facilitated practice through all workshops of your own online teaching techniques

Certification Details

CENTA® Certification in Online Teaching involves the following assessments:

Part 1: CENTA® Teaching Quotient (TQ) 

  • A 120-minute online test of Level 1 competencies of CENTA® Standards
  • 50 Multiple Choice questions (worth 75 marks) and 2 Video submissions (worth 25 marks)
  • Subject Understanding (40 marks), Understanding of Teaching or Pedagogical Practices (30 marks) and Communication Skills (30 marks)

Part 2 & 3: Test with video submission related to Online Teaching competencies

Each test would be conducted as per the schedule provided in the 'Schedule' section.


  1. Digital Badge & Certificate - if you score more than 30% score in each section of the three tests mentioned above or 50% score overall. Click here to see the sample certificate.
  2. Distinction Certificate with a digital badge - if you score above 65% score overall.


The schedule of the batch is mentioned below. If the date does not suit you- we have batches running regularly

The June batch has already started. 

July Batch 

Workshop Dates: 9th, 13th & 16th July 2021

Test Date: 24th July 2021

Submission Deadline: 3rd August 2021


  • For the Course: INR 3000 + GST only
  • For the Certification: INR 3000 + GST only
  • For both CENTA® Course and Certification: INR 5000 + GST (post a discount of INR 1000)
  • Special Fee for schools/ organizations available.
  • Laptop/ Desktop/ Smartphone with a working web camera and microphone.
  • Stable internet connection (minimum download speed of 500 kbps, for smartphone - minimum 3G connection with sufficient data availability)

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