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Diploma in Primary Teacher Training

Entry Requirements

  • Two passes in  GCE Advanced Level Examinations; or
  • Passed Ordinary levels ; or
  • Any other equivalent qualification

 

Modules

Module 1- Introduction to the Teaching Profession

This course provides an overview of the American education system and the teaching profession. Its focus is teacher preparation for the 21st century. It examines the history of education, educational philosophies, school governance and funding, the rights and responsibilities of teachers and students, academic standards, teaching and assessment methods, and the needs of diverse learners.
Module 2- Early Childhood Education

This course reviews the history and present day aspects of early childhood programs for infants, toddlers, preschool, and school children. Basic principles and foundations of early childhood education are covered.

Module 3- Child Guidance

This course provides child guidance and group management techniques to foster the development of self-esteem, self-control, and social skills in young children.


Module 4- Math and Science for the Young Child

Designed to foster understanding of the development of mathematical thinking and the mental ability of the preschool child. The science portion will enable the pupil to become familiar with the concept and techniques of “sciencing.”
Module 5- Principles of Educational Psychology

This course reviews psychological principles relevant to effective teaching and learning. Stage theories will be used to address issues of pupil variability. The course will enable students to design and use objectives. Units on instruction will include behavioral, information processing, humanistic and cognitive theories. Finally, measurement and evaluation, as well as classroom management, will be addressed.


Module 6- Creativity for Young Children

This course offers an understanding of theory in children’s art, music, and movement activities and their practical classroom application through process oriented and teacher activities.
Module 7- Introduction to Educational Technology

This course is a theory and application course that introduces students to instructional design principles, traditional and emerging technologies, and software and how they are used in the teaching profession.


Module 8- Practicum 1:  Class observation and Evaluation

Offers an opportunity to observe children in child care settings, gain understanding of their behavior and evaluate their environments.
Module 9- Practicum 11:  Teaching Practice

Facilitates practical experiences in techniques of early childhood education. Requires qualified supervision in a school or center for preschool education.
Module 10- Teaching Methodology 1: Teaching Skills in Science for Primary students


Module 11- Teaching Methodology 2: Teaching Skills in Math for Primary students


Module 12- Teaching Methodology 3: Teaching Skills in English for Primary students


Module 13- Teaching Methodology 4: Teaching Skills in Environmental Science for Primary students

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*Students who have completed the Diploma in Primary Teacher Training will get 27 credit exemptions to the degree program.

Please refer link: Asc in Early Childhood Education

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