In 2017 an FLGI study found that as high as 80% of Flipped Learning practitioners and trainers are three to five years behind the current global research and best practices. In February 2018 FLGI collaborated with a global cohort of Flipped Learning educators to adopt the first international standards for Flipped Learning training.The standards include 25 criteria, one of which is accreditation. Accreditation offers assurances to educators, schools, and school districts that the training you receive is rigorous, current, and validated based on peer review. Accreditation also ensures that your investment of time and money in training:
FLGI is committed to delivering the gold standard for Flipped Learning training, and we are actively working to achieve international accreditation for all of our training programs in countries around the world. FLGI core training is now internationally accredited in four countries: the United States, Spain, Taiwan, and Australia. FLGI Flipped Learning 3.0 Level – I and Level – II certifications qualify for university credits and/or continuing education credits through the following institutions:
|USA||Ohio Valley University||OVC is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. IL, USA.||Jo Pennington | Dean of the College of Education | email@example.com|
|Taiwan||The Graduate Institute of Digital Learning and Education National Taiwan University of Science and Technology||NTUST is accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Republic of China.||Cathy Weng | Director, The Teacher's Training Center | firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Spain||Fundacion Universidad De La Rioja | Universidad de la Roja||Fundación Universidad de La Rioja is accredited by the Ministry of Education in Spain through the Universidad de la Rioja.||Dr. Raul Santiago |Professor of Didactics and Pedagogy at University of La Rioja | email@example.com | Jose Sota | Program Administrator | firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Australia||NSW | Education Standards Authority||NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) is the state government education board in New South Wales, Australia.||Margo Metcalf | Program Administrator | email@example.com|
You may complete the FLGI Flipped Learning training and certification with or without university credit. If you chose the receive university credit you will typically pay an administrative fee to register with the university and receive credits and a transcript.
Australia: NSW teachers can add 10 hours of QTC Recognised PD addressing 2.6.2; 3.3.2; 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW when completing Flipped Learning 3.0 Certification Level – I and Level – II as well as Flipped Learning Trainer Certification. In all other states and territories the courses address 10 hours of self-identified PD addressing 2.1.2; 2.6.2; 3.3.2; 3.4.2; 4.5.2; 6.2.2; 6.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. There is no additional cost.
United States: You will receive one (1) graduate credit from Ohio Valley University for completing both Flipped Learning 3.0 Certification Level – I and Level – II. There is a $60 additional charge to receive credit from OVC. If you have already completed Flipped Learning 3.0 Certification Level – I and Level – II you are eligible to receive credit. If you have completed Flipped Learning 3.0 Certification Level – I, you can complete Flipped Learning 3.0 Certification Level – II to receive (1) graduate credit.
Taiwan: There is currently no additional charge for university credit from the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology for Flipped Learning 3.0 Certification Level – I in Chinese. This may change. The Flipped Learning 3.0 Level – II Certification is not yet available in Chinese.
Spain: You will receive one (1) ECTS credit for completing Flipped Learning 3.0 Certification Level – I course in Spanish from the Fundacion Universidad De La Rioja. The charge for ECTS credit from the Fundacion Universidad De La Rioja will be 20 Euros. The Spanish Flipped Learning 3.0 Level – II Certification is being peer-reviewed, and we have an informal confirmation that the course and certification are approved for two (2) ECTS. We expect to receive the official letter of confirmation by the middle of June, 2018.
When you complete an accredited course, you will get instructions on how to receive whatever credits are available for that course. You will need to present your FLGI certification identification number and date of completion to the credit-issuing institution. If you need help with your FLGI certification identification number or date of completion, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
FLGI Flipped Learning 3.0 Level – I Certification and FLGI Flipped Learning 3.0 Level – II Certification may also qualify for university credit in the following countries through the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS).
*If you are seeking university credit for the Flipped Learning 3.0 Certification Level – I and Level-II courses in any of these countries, you should check with your institution BEFORE taking the FLGI certification to confirm that the credits will be accepted. We also recommend you read, “All You Need to Know about the European Credit System ECTS.”