PGCE (Lower Primary) Grade R - Grade 3

Qualification | Lower Primary

Ubuntu Varsity Teacher Education eCampus PGCE qualifications are super intense
students have to meet an exceptionally demanding academic and practical teaching practice programme
Duration
An Academic Year |   37 weeks
Mode of Study
Online / Distance Learning
Entry Requirements

Entry Requirement

::  Successful completion of an undergraduate degree (minimum 360 credits)
::  Preferred - modules completed in Early Child Development, and/or related or similar modules
::  Acceptance may be at the discretion of the HoD who may require online/onsite interview

School-based Teaching Practice
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
130 credits
SADCQF Level
Level 8
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
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
YEARL LONG MODULES
SEMESTER ONE MODULES
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
32
48
32
8
10
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
Inclusive Education
Academic Literacy
10 credits
10 credits