Postgraduate Certificate In Education: Intermediate Phase Teaching

Starting at ZAR 32508.00
1 years duration

This is a professional teaching qualification that is aimed at graduates who are interested in teaching as a career.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Intermediate Teaching (PGCE (Intermediate Phase Teaching)) is a teaching qualification that enables students who have successfully completed, a) a cognate Diploma (NQF Level 6), or b) a cognate undergraduate degree (NQF Level 7) or c) a cognate postgraduate qualification (NQF level 8 and above) to pursue the Postgraduate Certificate in Education. The PGCE in Intermediate Phase Teaching enables graduates to enter the teaching profession as an Intermediate Phase (Grades 4 – 6) teacher in South African public and private schools. The PGCE (Intermediate Phase Teaching) is a NQF Level 7 qualification consisting of a minimum of 120 credits. The purpose and outcomes of the qualification is to provide students with solid knowledge of education and its foundations. Therefore the students will be able to display the competence to teach at least two learning areas with confidence. In addition, the PGCE in Intermediate Phase teaching will enable pre-service teachers to acquire knowledge and competencies in educational theory, an understanding of relevant as well as current policy and legislation, subject content knowledge, alongside cooperative and collaborative learning and teaching methodologies that are relevant to a South African context in general. The PGCE is a qualification that enables graduates to gain professional registration with the South African Council for Educators (SACE). Thus, the PGCE is a professional qualification that equips, enables and empowers pre-service teachers with the requisite integrated competencies. Therefore, this qualification will prepare pre-service teachers with a specific depth and specialisation of knowledge, together with practical skills and workplace to be able to implement their learning in varying contexts at schools. The qualification focuses on essential knowledge and skills for teachers, teaching in Grades 4 – 6, and in at least two teaching specialisations. Students may be required to complete a conversational African language module (Conversational isiZulu) to facilitate learning in multi-lingual classrooms, if they are not proficient in an African language. They may also be required to complete the Technology and Teaching module if they are not proficient in the use of technology.

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Lyceum Correspondence College
Lyceum Correspondence College
Private College · 75 courses
Lyceum Correspondence College is a distance learning institution based in South Africa. It offers a wide range of courses and qualifications in various fields, including business management, education, tourism, and creative arts. The college provides flexible study options, allowing students to learn at their own pace and from the comfort of their own homes. Lyceum Correspondence College is accredited by the Council on Higher Education and registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training in South Africa. It aims to provide quality education and support to students who are unable to attend traditional brick-and-mortar institutions.
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