Career counselors Faculty of Education

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Information for career counselors on programs and degrees in the Faculty of Education, University of Pretoria - for 2010

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Career counselors Faculty of Education

  1. 1. Faculty of Education Prof Irma Eloff Dean 12 November 2009
  2. 2. THE NEED FOR TEACHER EDUCATION IN SOUTH AFRICA <ul><li>A national priority </li></ul><ul><li>Government investment </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy levels </li></ul><ul><li>Maths & Science </li></ul><ul><li>Early Childhood Education </li></ul>
  3. 3. OUR STRENGTHS AT UP <ul><li>Currently our first-year applications are up 94% </li></ul><ul><li>Full Education campus, safe environment </li></ul><ul><li>High standards </li></ul><ul><li>Exceptional staff members – leaders in their fields </li></ul><ul><li>Strong links with schools </li></ul><ul><li>Substantial Funza Lushaka bursaries </li></ul><ul><li>Internationally benchmarked </li></ul>
  4. 4. GROENKLOOF CAMPUS
  5. 5. CHOOSING TEACHING <ul><li>Make a difference in the life of a child </li></ul><ul><li>Serve children, your community and your country </li></ul><ul><li>Ignite the spark of curiosity in children </li></ul><ul><li>Experience the joy of seeing children learn to read, write and to count </li></ul><ul><li>Experience on a daily basis the love for learning and the love of teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Make the world a better place </li></ul><ul><li>(Acknowledgement to the DoE) </li></ul>
  6. 6. THE FACULTY OF EDUCATION <ul><li>The Faculty of Education at UP continues to grow into one of the largest and most diverse facilities in South Africa for the initial and advanced training of education professionals from across the world. </li></ul>
  7. 7. THE FACULTY OF EDUCATION
  8. 8. THE FACULTY OF EDUCATION <ul><li>A distinction of the Faculty is that it not only trains pre-service teachers, but also educational psychologists, principals, researchers, programme evaluators, curriculum designers, computer education and training experts, assessment specialists, education policy analysts, community development workers and education law advisors working in national and international agencies and organisations. </li></ul>
  9. 10. PROGRAMMES <ul><li>Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) </li></ul><ul><li>Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE) </li></ul><ul><li>Baccalaureus Educationis Honores (BEd(Hons)) </li></ul><ul><li>Magister Educationis (MEd) </li></ul><ul><li>Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) </li></ul><ul><li>Distance education programmes </li></ul>
  10. 11. B Ed. DEGREES <ul><li>Baccalaureus Educationis (B Ed.) </li></ul><ul><li>Early Childhood Development and Foundation Phase </li></ul><ul><li>Intermediate Phase </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Phase </li></ul><ul><li>Further Education and Training </li></ul><ul><li>General </li></ul><ul><li>Economic and Management Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Human Movement Studies and Sport Management </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Sciences </li></ul>
  11. 12. ADMISSION POINT SCORE(APS) = 26 TOELATINGSPUNT TELLING( TPT) = 26 . Candidates with an APS of 26 and higher with Admission to Bachelor degree studies, will be given preference, in being admitted to the Faculty. Institutional Proficiency Test Candidates with an APS of 22-25 will have to write the Institutional Proficiency Test of the University of Pretoria and be considered by the Admissions Committee of the Faculty for admission.
  12. 13. BURSARIES <ul><li>NSFAS </li></ul><ul><li>Funza Lushaka bursary </li></ul><ul><li>Mpumalanga Dept of Education Bursary for Mpumalanga province students only </li></ul>
  13. 15. CONTACT PERSONS <ul><li>Ms Lizzy Mafora </li></ul><ul><ul><li>+27 (012) 420 5660 [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ms Thandi Mngomezulu </li></ul><ul><ul><li>+27 (012) 420 5615 [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ms Melinda Joubert - Head of Administration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>+27 (012) 420 5590 [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation available at: www.slideshare.net </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keyword: IrmaEloff </li></ul></ul>

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