BEd Conversion Course  |  Graduate BEd (Lower Primary)

Qualification | BEd (Lower Primary)

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Ubuntu Varsity Teacher Education eCampus
Two (2) year conversion qualification is super intense and demanding
students have to meet an exceptionally demanding academic and practical teaching practice programme
Duration
2 Academic Years
Mode of Study
Online / Distance Learning
Entry Requirements

Entry Requirement

::  Successful completion of Grade R, 360 credits at Level 6

::  Acceptance may be at the discretion of the HoD who may require an online/onsite interview

School-based Teaching Practice per year
Minimum requirement | 12 weeks supervised teaching practice
Minimum 4 of the 12 weeks must be consecutive 
Preferred | full time paid / voluntary position for the duration of the programme
Number of Credits
240 credits (Level 6   100 credits  |  Level 7   120 credits   |  Level 8   20 credits)
SADCQF Level
Level 7
Language of Instruction
English
English Proficiency
Fluent
Recognition of Prior Study for Transfer of Credit
Fundamental Learning:  ICT and Second Language Competency - 10 credits
Access to Further Study
MEd
Semester One | 18 weeks
Term One | 9 weeks
Term Two | 9 weeks
Semester Two | 18 weeks
Term Three | 9 weeks
Term Four | 9 weeks
 eCampus Orientation 1 Week (applies to year 1 only)
Academic Weeks 22
Teaching Practice Weeks 12
Recess 8 Weeks
Final Exam 1 week
 
Students who maintain a 75% grade or more on projects / assignments / presentations / tests and any other piece of work, shall not be required to take the end of year exam
YEAR 1  MODULES
First Additional Language (FAL) |  Learning and Teaching Support Materials (LTSM)
Mathematics and Emergent Numeracy  |  Learning and Teaching Support Materials (LTSM)
Life Skills (Beginning Knowledge / Personal and Social Well-being / Creative Arts / Physical Education)  |  Learning and Teaching Support Materials (LTSM)
Methodology and Practice  |  Learning and Teaching Support Materials (LTSM)
Education Studies
20 credits
20 credits
20 credits
20 credits
20 credits
1st Semester Modules ONLY
Inclusive Education
Academic literacy
10 credits
10 credits
YEAR 2 MODULES
Updating
Updating
Updating
Updating
Updating
Updating
20 credits
20 credits
20 credits
20 credits
20 credits
20 credits
Approved Prior Learning (APL)  |  Recognised Prior Learning (RPL)
Second Language Competency and/or Information and Computer Technology (ICT)
10 credits
School-based Teaching Practice
Teaching Practice
Students must find their own teaching placements where they are required to complete a minimum of twelve (12) weeks of practice, four (4) of which must be consecutive | preferred full time paid / volunteer position for the duration of the programme
Portfolio Based
Knowledge Mix
Disciplinary
Pedagogical 
Practical
Situational
Fundamental
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Explanation:  Grade R to BEd in 2 Years ?

Grade R

Level 5  |  240 credits maximum

Level 6  |  120 credits minimum

BEd

Level 5  |  144 credits maximum or 96 (optional)

Level 6  |  216 credits

Level 7  |  120 credits minimum

Level 8  |  48 credits maximum (optional)

NOTE:  it is possible that more level 6 and less level 5 credits are applied in the Grade R qualification, however, for conversion purposes, it is assumed that the minimum level 6 credits are applied in the Grade R qualification, therefore the conversion course is made up of the following;

Therefore to convert a Grade R Diploma to a BEd the following is required;

Level 6  |  96 credits minimum

Level 7  |  120 credits minimum

Level 8  |  optional therefore not required