The purpose of the Diploma in Grade R Teaching qualification is to develop resourceful, adaptable, pedagogically flexible, knowledgeable, proactive, and reflexive teachers, specifically for Grade R teaching and learning within South African contexts and realities. To this end, pre-service teachers will become competent in educational theory, the requisite disciplinary knowledge, and pedagogical content knowledge essential for Grade R teaching and learning. Students will develop a thorough understanding of the holistic development of the child from birth as well as an understanding of the ecological contexts and issues that shape children’s learning and experiences of school.
The 364 credit NQF Level 6 Diploma in Grade R Teaching is a recognised and approved qualification for employment in education by the Department of Higher Education and Training and has been evaluated on a REQV 13. The programme has been accredited by the Council on Higher Education. Accreditation No: H/PR148/E013CAN.
SAQA ID: To be confirmed.
DURATION: Full time is a minimum of 3 years. Part-timeis a minimum period of 4 years.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: To be confirmed.