Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching (Engineering Technology)

1 years duration

This qualification is for educators in schools, aiming to develop their knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning. It promotes self-reflection, commitment to the teaching profession, and the development of professional dispositions. It also focuses on developing learners as active citizens and equipping them with the skills to organize learning in diverse contexts. The qualification will be offered through online and distance learning.

The qualification is a professional 'capping' qualification for educators in schools. Teachers are members of a profession whose definitive aim is to enable systematic learning. In order to prepare prospective teachers for this comprehensive role, the qualification seeks to: Develop and consolidate in an integrated way appropriate disciplinary, pedagogical, practical and situational knowledge. Cultivate a practical understanding of teaching and learning in a diverse range of South African schools, about educational theory, phase and subject specialisation, practice and policy. Foster self-reflexivity and self-understanding among prospective teachers. Nurture commitment to the ideals of the teaching profession and an understanding of teaching as a profession. Develop the professional dispositions and self-identity of learners as teachers. Develop learners as active citizens and enable them to develop the dispositions of citizenship in their learners. Promote and develop the dispositions and competencies to organise learning among a diverse range of learners in diverse contexts. This qualification will be presented using both online and distance learning modes.

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UNISA, short for the University of South Africa, is a distance education institution based in South Africa. It is the largest university on the African continent and offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various fields of study. UNISA provides flexible learning options, allowing students to study at their own pace and from anywhere in the world. The university is known for its commitment to providing accessible and affordable education to a diverse student population. UNISA also conducts research and collaborates with other institutions to contribute to the development of knowledge and skills in South Africa and beyond.