Bachelor of Education in Physical Education (B.Ed.)

General

Program Description

The B.Ed. Program in Physical Education program is designed to prepare outstanding Physical Education teachers and practitioners who are skilled, competent, and committed to the development and enhancement of Physical Education in schools as well as contributing towards improving young people’s physical activity, health, and wellbeing.

The Program in Physical Education will actively contribute to the needs and aspirations of Qatari society by improving the overall school system and increasing the capacity of the national teacher force at all levels to provide effective physical education to the country’s children and youth.

The Program will prepare teachers as competent and reflective practitioners, with excellence in pedagogy and expertise in the field of specialization. The program implements student-centered, standards-based pedagogy, and participates in the ongoing progress of teaching and learning. The program contributes to ongoing educational research in Qatar by teaching and modeling inquiry methodologies and data-informed instruction. The program contributes to the achievement of the 2030 Qatar vision. The program is for males and females. 

qatar, doha, metro

Admission

Admission requirements vary based on the application type (new, transfer, visiting, or non-degree applicants). Please contact us for further information about admission requirements.

Vision

Our vision is to become a leader in physical education in the Middle East and North Africa in the areas of teaching and research in physical education and movement sciences. The department will prepare outstanding Physical Education teachers and practitioners who are skilled, competent, and committed to the development and enhancement of Physical Education in schools as well as contributing towards improving people’s physical activity, health and wellbeing whether for healthy people and people with special needs. 

Mission

The mission of the B.Ed. Program in Physical Education is to prepare prospective teachers to be reflective practitioners, with excellence in pedagogy and expertise in the field of Physical Education equipped with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for high-quality teaching and learning. Through a motivating, interactive, research, and practice-based learning environment the program blends theory, reflective practice, and technology.

Objectives

  • Develop knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary for teaching physical education.
  • Prepare for evolving stage-specific physical education curriculum, pedagogy, and evaluation techniques in physical activities and sports.
  • Deepen knowledge of personal and community health
  • Promote the capacity to organize and manage games, sports, and recreational activities.
  • Develop research competencies and capacity in physical activities and sports and foster a research culture as per QU research strategy.
  • Seek to stimulate a broad array of research internally and externally involving undergraduate students.
  • Build collaborations with regional and international partners to enhance the student expertise and knowledge transfer.

Career Development Center

The Career Development Center provides counseling, training, and professional development services and helps to prepare students to engage and compete for the best career opportunities. It specializes in providing QU students with student employment during their study at QU. Additionally; the Center assists students with sponsorship, internship, and full-time job opportunities and provides numerous career-related resources, programs, and activities.

The Career Development Center at Qatar University shall be the benchmark of Career Services in the region and generate the future leaders of the Qatar National Vision 2030 by helping our students and alumni realize their career dreams.

Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

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QU is committed to providing high-quality education in areas of national priority. Underpinning this commitment is the goal to align its colleges, programs, and courses with established international standards and best practices. As a result, QU has been successful in its accreditation initiatives, earning the endorsement of numerous leading international accrediting bodies. Read less