TUT Postgraduate Studies certificate in education

By | January 22, 2018

TUT Postgraduate Studies certificate in education

POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION

Qualification code: PCED01 – NQF Level 6

Campus where offered:

Soshanguve North Campus

Please note that this qualification will not be offered until further notice.

REMARKS

This qualification is managed by the Department of Educational Foundation.

a.Admission requirement(s):

A discipline-related qualification at NQF Level 5 or 6, without a teaching qualification.

b.Selection criteria:

Selection is based on a personal interview with authorised academic(s) delegated by the

Head of the School.

Selection is based on the two appropriate subjects/fields of study for teacher education as listed in the Norms and Standards for Teacher Education.

It is compulsory for all candidates to complete a minimum of 100 hours Teaching Practice in an authentic context (schools and colleges).

Candidates are selected solely on a PGCE programme for Education and Training (FET).

c.Minimum duration:

One year.

d.Presentation:

Evening or block-mode classes offered over a period of two years.

e.Intake for the qualification:January only.

f.Exclusion and readmission:

See Chapter 2 of Students’ Rules and Regulations.

g.Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), equivalence and status:See Chapter 30 of Students’ Rules and Regulations.

h.Subject credits:

Subject credits are shown in brackets after each subject.

Key to asterisks:

*Information does not correspond to information on AA72. (Deviations approved by the Senate in May 2008.)

CURRICULUM

THE SUBJECTS PRINTED IN BOLD ARE NOT FOR REGISTRATION PURPOSES.

YEAR SUBJECTS

CODE

SUBJECT

CREDIT

EDU410T

Education IV

EDU41PT

Education: Theory of Education IV

(0,150)

(first-year subject)

EDU41QT

Education: Educational Management IV

(0,150)

(second-year subject)

Prospectus 2018 – Faculty of Humanities

1

INC100T

Introduction to Research

(0,150)

LDC100T

Language Development and

(0,150)

Communication

PFD400T

Professional Studies IV

(0,100)*

SIF400T

Specific Subject Didactics IV

SIF40PT

Specific Subject Didactics: Teaching

(0,100)*

Practice IV

SIF40QT

Specific Subject Didactics: Theory IV

(0,100)*

SLO210T

Skills and Life Orientation

SLO21PT

Skills and Life Orientation: Computer

(0,050)

Skills (first-year subject)

SLO21QT

Skills and Life Orientation: Life Skills

(0,050)

(second-year subject)

TOTAL CREDITS FOR THE QUALIFICATION:

1,000

SUBJECT INFORMATION (OVERVIEW OF SYLLABUS)

The syllabus content is subject to change to accommodate industry changes. Please note that more detailed syllabus is available at the Department or in the study guide that is applicable to a particular subject. On 27 September 2017, the syllabus content was defined as follows:

E

EDUCATION: EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT IV (EDU41QT)

1 X 3-HOUR PAPER

(Subject custodian: Department of Educational Foundation)

Advanced views on the tasks and disciplines of educational management. Areas of educational management, leadership and administration, including human resources and law of education. (Total tuition time: ± 25 hours)

EDUCATION: THEORY OF EDUCATION IV (EDU41PT)

1 X 3-HOUR PAPER

(Subject custodian: Department of Educational Foundation)

Advanced views of the tasks and disciplines of the theory of education, including different philosophies, theories, historical perspectives, psychological perspectives and approaches to learning. (Total tuition time: ± 25 hours)

I

INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH (INC100T)

1 X 3-HOUR PAPER

(Subject custodian: Department of Educational Foundation)

Basic and applied research, including the rationale for research in both quantitative and qualitative approaches and methodology. (Total tuition time: ± 50 hours)

L

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATION (LDC100T)

1 X 3-HOUR PAPER

(Subject custodian: Department of Applied Languages)

The correct use of grammar in writing, including functional meaning, critical analysis, oral presentations, public speaking and report writing. (Total tuition time: ± 26 hours)

P

PROFESSIONAL STUDIES IV (PFD400T)

CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT

(Subject custodian: Department of Educational Foundation)

Teaching and learning theories: teaching models, microteaching and professional development, school library

materials and material development. (Total tuition time: ± 50 hours)

Prospectus 2018 – Faculty of Humanities

2

S

SKILLS AND LIFE ORIENTATION: COMPUTER SKILLS (SLO21PT)

CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT

(Subject custodian: Department of Educational Foundation)

Advanced desktop publishing, kerning and word and letter spacing, leading to assignments for newsletters, flyers and page layout. The theory of protecting computer equipment and files, controlling access to computer information systems analysis and programme development. (Total tuition time: ± 25 hours)

SKILLS AND LIFE ORIENTATION: LIFE SKILLS (SLO21QT)

CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT

(Subject custodian: Department of Educational Foundation)

Philosophy of life and life skills, including comparatives in religious views, self-management skills, meeting procedures, principles of technology education. (Total tuition time: ± 25 hours)

SPECIFIC SUBJECT DIDACTICS: TEACHING PRACTICE IV (SIF40PT) CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT

(Subject custodian: Department of Educational Foundation)

Candidates must complete twelve weeks of Work-Integrated Learning to become familiar with the school’s interpretation and practical application of national curriculum, FET. (Total tuition time: ± 25 hours)

SPECIFIC SUBJECT DIDACTICS: THEORY IV (SIF40QT)

CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT

(Subject custodian: Department of Educational Foundation)

Subject didactics terminology, teaching strategies in the OBE approach relating to the national curriculum, policy, including assessment, microteaching and subject policy of the interpretation and application of major subjects. (Total tuition time: ± 25 hours)