University of The Free State NPDE

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University of The Free State NPDE

  • The NPDE programme allows under-qualified and unqualified practicing teachers as well as FET-College educators to upgrade their qualifications.
  • The programme is practice-based and has a strong classroom focus.
  • After completion, the student will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and values required as stipulated in the National Curriculum Statement.
  • The student will also be allowed to progress to REQV 13 as a fully qualified, professional teacher in the Foundation, Intermediate, Senior and/or FET phases.
  • After the student has completed the NPDE, he/she will be empowered with the fundamental, practical and reflexive competencies required for further study at NQF level 6 (REQV 14).
  • The duration of the NPDE studies is a minimum of three years and a maximum of six years.

Admission Requirements:

A student may only register for the NPDE program if such a student:

  • has at least five years teaching experience,
  • is on either REQV level 10, 11 or 12,
  • is a practising teacher during the study period.
  • To enroll through Mukhanyo as a Christian institution, the applicant must demonstrate faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and a commitment to His lordship.

Majors To Choose From:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding Barriers to Learning
  • Geography

Phases Presented Are:

  • Foundation Phase (Gr.0-3)
  • Intermediate and Senior Phase (Gr. 4-9)

University of The Free State NPDE