Bachelor's Degree in Education in South Africa

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Earning a bachelor's degree is achieved by completing the necessary course of study offered by the college or university you enroll in. Completing this study may take three to seven years depending on where you seek your degree.

Those who pursue education as a career will undergo courses that are designed to train future educators. Fortunately, there is a wide variety of courses designed for students who wish to supplement any teaching credentials. These courses are offered at various institutions across the globe.

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Top Bachelor Programs in Education in South Africa 2018

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Bachelor of Education Honours Degrees (Bed Honours)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Bachelor of Education Honours Degrees (Bed Honours) [+]

BEd Hons in Education Leadership and Management Admission requirements

To gain admission into the BEd Honours in Education Leadership and Management a potential student should possess:

A four year professional teaching degree OR An appropriate Bachelor’s degree and a recognised professional teaching qualification OR A four year professional teaching qualification (s) as well as an Advanced Diploma in a cognate sub-field of Education

An average of 65% for the previous degree is required to be allowed into the programme. Students who apply for this degree may undergo a selection process which includes personal interviews, panel interviews and written submissions.

BEd Hons in Education Language Literacies and Literature Admission requirements ... [-]

Bachelor of Education in Senior Phase and FET Teaching

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 4 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the Bachelor of Education in Senior Phase (SP) and Further Education and Training (FET) teaching is to deliver professionally qualified beginner teachers for the Senior and FET phase of schooling. [+]

The purpose of the Bachelor of Education in Senior Phase (SP) and Further Education and Training (FET) teaching is to deliver professionally qualified beginner teachers for the Senior and FET phase of schooling. This is done by providing student teachers with a well-rounded education that equips them with specialised teaching competence in at least three specialisations: (one SP subject and two FET subjects or one SP subject, one FET subject and one support role), and a nuanced understanding of the integrated nature of theory and practice in education and the context of the teaching profession in South Africa.

Outcomes of the programme Teach three specialisations (one SP subject and two FET subjects or one SP subject, one FET subject and one support role) linked to the following subject domains and learning support specialisations. Subject Domains Humanities Science and Technology Languages Business and Management Learning Support Specialisations School Guidance and Support Physical Education School ICT Support Specialist School Library and Information Centre Support Support and nurture learning and development in diverse educational contexts. Identify and address barriers to learning in the classroom. Formulate a personal teaching philosophy and critically reflect on their teaching philosophy and how it relates to teaching conduct Admission requirements ... [-]

Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 4 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching prepares students to teach learners from Grades 4 to 7. The purpose of the qualification is to deliver professionally qualified beginner teachers for the intermediate phase. This is done by providing student teachers with a well-rounded education that equips them with the required subject content knowledge base, teaching competence, a sound and nuanced understanding of the integrated nature of theory and practice in education and the context of the teaching profession in South Africa. [+]

The Bachelor of Education in Intermediate Phase Teaching prepares students to teach learners from Grades 4 to 7. The purpose of the qualification is to deliver professionally qualified beginner teachers for the intermediate phase. This is done by providing student teachers with a well-rounded education that equips them with the required subject content knowledge base, teaching competence, a sound and nuanced understanding of the integrated nature of theory and practice in education and the context of the teaching profession in South Africa.

Outcomes of the programme Students who complete this programme will be able to: Teach English as First and Additional language and communicate in either Sotho or Zulu. Teach at least three school subjects from the following subject areas: Mathematics,Science and Technology, Social Sciences, Life Skills, and Zulu/Sotho, in accordance with learners’ needs and the requirements of the school curriculum. Support and nurture learning and development in diverse educational contexts. Teach fundamental mathematical concepts which underpin the Intermediate Phase school curriculum. Identify and address barriers to learning in the classroom. Formulate a personal teaching philosophy and critically reflect on their teaching philosophy and how it related to teaching conduct Admission requirements ... [-]

Bachelor of Education in Foundation Phase Teaching

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 4 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of the qualification is to deliver professionally qualified beginner teachers for the foundation phase. This is done by providing student teachers with a well-rounded education that equips them with the required subject content knowledge base, teaching competence, a sound and nuanced understanding of the integrated nature of theory and practice in education and the context of the teaching profession in South Africa. [+]

The purpose of the qualification is to deliver professionally qualified beginner teachers for the foundation phase. This is done by providing student teachers with a well-rounded education that equips them with the required subject content knowledge base, teaching competence, a sound and nuanced understanding of the integrated nature of theory and practice in education and the context of the teaching profession in South Africa. The programme focuses specifically on child development, literacy, numeracy (mathematics) and the knowledge that underpins life skills.

Outcomes of the programme

Students who complete this programme will be able to:

Teach the foundation phase curriculum (numeracy, literacy and life-skills)proficiently Use advanced literacy skills for teaching Support and nurture learning and development in diverse educational contexts. Identify and address barriers to learning in the early years of schooling Teach literacy in English and Sotho or IsiZulu (as first language and additional language). Formulate a personal teaching philosophy and critically reflect on their teaching philosophy and how it relates to teaching conduct. Admission requirements ... [-]

Bachelor of Education

Aros, A Higher Education Institution
Campus Full time Part time February 2018 South Africa Pretoria

Aros’ educational degree programmes are aimed at providing students with a substantial theoretical basis, while combining valuable practical experience with theory. [+]

[Afrikaans: Baccalaureusgraad in Grondslagfase Onderwys]

(Gr 0-3) enables students to understand the principles of education (specifically up to this phase) and to apply these principles in actual practice. Aros’ educational degree programmes are aimed at providing students with a substantial theoretical basis, while combining valuable practical experience with theory.

The various specialisations within the curriculum focus on literacy, numeracy and life skills.

The graduation level for the qualification is NKR level 7 (510 credits) and enables graduates to teach in private and public schools (SAQA qualification no 86167).

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