PGCE (Secondary Education) Grade 8 - Grade 12

Qualification | Upper 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
:: Successful completion of an undergraduate degree (minimum 360 credits)
:: Preferred modules | Languages, Mathematics, Sciences, IT, Social Sciences
Acceptance may be at the discretion of the HoD who may require an 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 Week
Per Term      Academic Weeks 7 | Study Week 1 | Tests and/or Portfolio of Work (PoW) 1 week
End of Year Exam  1 week  | Re-take of Exams 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
English Language
Mathematics  and Mathematical Literacy
Sciences
Information Technology (IT)
Social Sciences
Nurturing environments for teaching and learning
Learning and Teaching Support Material (LTSM)
Inclusive practice
Education Studies
Academic Literacy
School-based Teaching Practice
Knowledge Mix
Disciplinary
Pedagogical 
Practical
Situational
Fundamental
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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