iFLEX is home for eXCELS and GURO21, SEAMEO INNOTECH's competency-based, multi-modal educational leadership flexible learning courseware for education leaders and teachers in Southeast Asia. eXCELS or Excellence in School Leadership for Southeast Asia is a menu of flexible learning courses on instructional leadership and school management. While GURO21 is a menu of flexible learning courses for the teachers that focuses on the technological advances, changes, and educational trends of the 21st century.
Instructions under eXCELS and GURO21 are primarily delivered through the print and CD-based self-instructional modules. This is coupled with the extensive use of learner support mechanisms made possible by iFLEX such as web-based discussion forums, chats, files sharing, online access to multimedia resources and references, online submission of requirements, feedback loops, private messaging and other learning support systems. iFLEX is a robust learning management system that can be compatible with other training courses with bLearning (blended learning) or mLearning (mobile learning) or uLearning (ubiquitous learning) and other eLearning designs of the Center and its clients, partners and other stakeholders. iFLEX to date, hosts SUPEReXCELS, PEACeXCELS, TEACHeXCELS, CHANGeXCLES, ASEANeXCELS, HEALTHeXCELS, LEADeXCELS and GURO21 Courses, Blended Learning Courses for School Leaders and Managers, and Blended Learning Course for District Supervisors. iFLEX is very user friendly. If you're a learner or tutor, or resource person, simply log in, select your course and you're on your way to flexible learning!
ICeXCELS (Instructional and Curricular Excellence in School Leadership for Southeast Asia) – offered in cooperation with selected DepEd Regional Offices. The course addresses the need to develop and strengthen school heads’/leaders’ role as instructional leaders in promoting or improving the quality of teaching or learning in school.
ICeXCELS consists the following self-instructional modules:
GURO21 Course 1 : Facilitating the Development of 21st Century Skills for Southeast Asian Teachers. This course focuses on competencies essential for teachers in the 21st century. Teachers will gain knowledge on new learning perspectives in the light of the changes and challenges in the 21st century. The course also promotes the professional and personal readiness of teachers so that, in turn, they would be able to help their students become 21st century-ready, too.
GURo21 Course 1 consists the following self-instructional modules:
TEACHeXCELS (Teaching and Learning Excellence in School Leadership for Southeast Asia). The course addresses the need to develop and strengthen school heads’ capacity to manage the teaching and learning processes in the school
TEACHeXCELS consists the following self-instructional modules:
SUPEReXCELS (Supervision Excellence in School Leadership for Southeast Asia). The course addresses the need to develop and strengthen the school heads’ capacity for developmental, differentiated and clinical supervision
SUPEReXCELS consists the following self-instructional modules:
PEACeXCELS (Peace Education Excellence in School Leadership For Southeast Asia). A short course package for elementary and secondary school administrators on promoting and exercising a culture of peace and respect for cultural diversity
PEACEeXCELS consists the following self-instructional modules:
SEAeXCELS (Excellence in School Leadership for Southeast Asia: Promoting an Understanding of the ASEAN Community). The course is designed to enhance the competencies of school heads in promoting an understanding of the ASEAN community within and beyond their schools and communities
ASEANeXCELS consists the following self-instructional modules:
CHANGeXCELS (Change Management Excellence in School Leadership for Southeast Asia) The course aims to strengthens the capacity of school heads to become change leaders and managers as well as transformers of the future within and beyond their school and community.
CHANGeXCELS consists the following self-instructional modules:
ASCD and SEAMEO INNOTECH are offering a joint capability-building
course called PDeXCELS Online that combines a learning module on
curriculum implementation and enrichment from the SEAMEO INNOTECH
eXCELS Suite and a course on understanding by design from the ASCD’s