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Program Details

Faculty : Faculty of Education

Program Name : Bachelor of Education (Primary Education)

BGCSE Points(or similar) : 34


Type : Under Graduate

No. of Semesters : 8

Description :

Applicants with a Diploma in Primary Education or equivalent shall enter at Level 300 of the degree programme. Relevant work experience in an educational setting shall be an added advantage. Holders of a Certificate in Primary Education or its equivalent plusBGCSE with at least three grades at a minimum of grade C shall be admitted into Level 200 of the programme. Relevant work experience in an educational setting shall be an added advantage. Holders of a Certificate in Primary Education or its equivalent who do not meet the requirements above but who have experience in an educational setting will be admitted into Level 100 of the degree programme. Applicants seeking admission through this route shall submit recommendation letters and proof of experience in teaching and evidence of prior learning. Entry Requirements

  • Applicants with a Diploma in Primary Education or equivalent shall enter at Level 300 of the degree programme. Relevant work experience in an educational setting shall be an added advantage.
  • Holders of a Certificate in Primary Education or its equivalent plus BGCSE with at least three grades at a minimum ofgrade C shall be admitted into Level 200 of the programme. Relevant work experience in an educational setting shall be an added advantage.
  • Holders of a Certificate in Primary Education or its equivalent who do not meet the requirements above but who have experience in an educational setting will be admitted into Level 100 of the degree programme. Applicants seeking admission through this route shall submit recommendation letters and proof of experience in teaching and evidence of prior learning.

Assessment

All courses except EPE214, EPA300 EPA304, EPE419, EPM331, EPM431, EPP302, EPP405, EPP406 and EPE442 shall be assessed as stipulated in general regulation 00.8. EPE214 would be assessed by practical presentations. For EPA304 assessments shall be based on tests/assignments (40%) and the research proposal (60%). EPE442 assessments shall be based on the research report only. EPE419 and EPA300 would be assessed by tests/ assignments and Project Work. EPM331 & EPM431 would be assessed by assignments and presentations. Failure without a good cause to submit continuous assessment work within 24 hours of the due date shall carry a penalty

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

  COMMUNICATION AND STUDY SKILLS I Credits : 2
  INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY Credits : 3
  INTRO. TO PHYSICAL & HUMAN ENVIRONMENTS I Credits : 2
  INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRA Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO SCIENCE IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS Credits : 3
  COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SKILLS FUNDAMENTAL I Credits : 2

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Semester 2

Core Courses

  COMMUNICATION AND STUDY SKILLS II Credits : 2
  ALGEBRA AND ITS APPLICATIONS Credits : 3
  PRINCIPLES OF SCIENCE IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION IN BOTSWANA Credits : 2
  COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SKILLS FUNDAMENTALS II Credits : 2

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Semester 3

Core Courses

  INTRO.TO THE STUDY OF LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS Credits : 3
  INTRO. TO AFRICAN ORAL & WRITTEN LITERATURE Credits : 3
  COUNSELLING OVER THE LIFESPAN Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN Credits : 3
  SOCIAL STUDIES & NATION BUILDING Credits : 3
  THE PRONOUNCIATION OF ENGLISH Credits : 3
  LANGUAGE ACROSS THE CURRICULUM Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE ARTS IN PRIMARY SCH. Credits : 3
  FUNDAMENTAL ISSUES IN DEVELOPMENT PSYCHO Credits : 3
  FOUNDATIONS OF ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Credits : 3
  FOUNDATIONS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION Credits : 3
  ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY 1 Credits : 3
  FOUNDATIONS OF BIOLOGY & EARTH SCIENCES Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO ART, CRAFT & DESIGN Credits : 4
  INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY OF MUSIC EDUCATION Credits : 4
  INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION Credits : 2
  INTRODUCTION TO NUTRITION Credits : 3
  FAMILY STUDIES FOUNDATIONS Credits : 3
  FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSIC.EDUC,SPORT & RECREATION Credits : 2

Optional Courses

  SHORT STORY THEORY AND PRACTICE Credits : 3
  STYLE IN WRITING Credits : 3
  SCHOOL ORGANISATION Credits : 3
  THEORIES OF LEADERSHIP & SUPERVISION Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Semester 4

Core Courses

  THE STUDY OF DRAMA IN INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES Credits : 3
  GROUP WORK IN COUNSELLING Credits : 3
  INTROD.TO PROCEDURES FOR ASSESSM.OF DISABIL. Credits : 3
  ENGLISH LINGUISTICS Credits : 3
  THEORY AND PRACTICE OF THE PROJECT METHOD Credits : 3
  HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT Credits : 3
  ENVIRONMENTAL ED. FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Credits : 3
  THEORIES AND PRINCIPLES OF INFANT EDUCATION Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO FUNCTIONS AND DOMAINS Credits : 3
  FOUNDATIONS OF CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS Credits : 3
  PRACTICAL ART,CRAFT&DESIGN SKILLS FOR TEACHER Credits : 4
  MUSIC: LISTENING, COMPOSING AND PERFORMING Credits : 4
  THEORY & PRACTICE OF VALUES IN EDUCATION Credits : 2
  INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND THEIR ENVIRONMENT Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO CONSUMER EDUCATION Credits : 3
  ORGANIZATION & ADMIN. OF PHYSIC. ED. & SPORTS Credits : 2

Optional Courses

  INTRODUCTION TO THE AFRICAN NOVEL Credits : 3
  SCHOOL ORGANISATION Credits : 3
  INTRO. TO PHYSICAL AND HUMAN ENVIRONMENTS II Credits : 2
  CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT Credits : 3
  TECHNOLOGY IN TEACHING PRIM MATHEMATICS Credits : 3
  AFRICA IN THE ERA OF THE ATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE Credits : 3
  AFRICAN TRADITIONAL RELIGIONS Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Semester 5

Core Courses

  SOUND SYSTEMS IN AFRICAN LANGUAGES Credits : 3
  MULTICULTURAL COUNSELLING Credits : 3
  DIAGNOSTIC TEACHING IN BASIC SKILLS FOR STUD. Credits : 3
  MODERN ENGLISH GRAMMAR Credits : 3
  PHONOLOGY OF ENGLISH Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH Credits : 3
  ASSESMENT IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS Credits : 3
  LEARNING EXPERIENCES AND MATERIAL DEVELOPMENT Credits : 3
  CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN ENVIRONMENTAL ED. Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS Credits : 3
  PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS Credits : 3
  SCIENCE EDUCATION Credits : 3
  APPROP. ART METHODS & MATERIALS FOR PRIMARY Credits : 4
  INTRODUCTION TO ETHNOMUSICOLOGY EDUCATION Credits : 4
  SOCIAL STUDIES AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT Credits : 3
  TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS Credits : 3
  CHILD DEV.:PRENATAL THROUGH EARLY CHILDHOOD Credits : 3
  MOTOR LEARNING &HUMAN PERFOMANCE Credits : 2

Optional Courses

  STYLE IN WRITING Credits : 3
  HISTORY AND STRUCTURE OF THE SETSWANA NOVEL Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLINGUISTICS Credits : 3
  READINGS IN LITERARY THEORY I Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO PRAGMATICS Credits : 3
  CURRICULUM DEV. IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION Credits : 3
  THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT Credits : 2

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 5.

Semester 6

Core Courses

  THE STRUCTURE OF WORDS IN AFRICAN LANGUAGES Credits : 3
  INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS Credits : 3
  TEACHING OF GUIDANCE & COUNSELLING IN SCHOOLS Credits : 3
  REMEDIATION TECHNIQUES IN SCHOOL SUBJECTS Credits : 3
  MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION Credits : 3
  MODERN ENGLISH GRAMMAR Credits : 3
  ADVANCED INVESTIGATION IN EDUCATION Credits : 3
  CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD ED. Credits : 3
  EVALUATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Credits : 3
  THEORY AND PRACTICE OF 2ND LANGUAGE TEACHING Credits : 3
  BREAKTHROUGH TO LITERACY Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO LIMITS AND TANGENTS Credits : 3
  PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY AND EARTH SCIENCE Credits : 3
  TEACHING SCHOOL MATHEMATICS Credits : 3
  PRACT SKILLS IN PLANNING AND TEACHING OF ART Credits : 4
  TEACHING METHODS IN MUSIC EDUCATION Credits : 4
  CULTURE AND CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION Credits : 3
  SOCIAL STUDIES AND PEDAGOGY Credits : 3
  FUNDAMENTALS OF CLOTHING PRODUCTION Credits : 3
  TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN PREPRIMARY SCH Credits : 2

Optional Courses

  THE SOCIOLOGY OF LITERATURE Credits : 3
  USAGE IN ENGLISH Credits : 3
  MORPHOLOGY OF ENGLISH Credits : 3
  ACTION RESEARCH IN EDUCATION Credits : 3
  LEADERSHIP STYLES AND ORG BEHAVIOUR Credits : 3
  SPECIAL ISSUES IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION Credits : 3
  GEOMETRY FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO SKILLS & TECHNIQUES OF SOCCER Credits : 2

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 6.

Semester 7

Core Courses

  THE STRUCTURE OF THE SENTENCE Credits : 3
  SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELLING Credits : 3
  DEVELOPMENTAL APPROACH & BEHAVIORAL MGT OF ST Credits : 3
  GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES & MATERIALS IN SOCIAL ST. Credits : 3
  APPROACHES TO SYNTAX Credits : 3
  COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN SCHOOLS Credits : 2
  RESEARCH PROJECT Credits : 3
  MANAGEMENT OF EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMMES Credits : 3
  INTRODUCTION TO THE READING PROCESS Credits : 3
  LITERATURE FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS Credits : 3
  INTRO. TO DERIVATIVES & THEIR APPLICATIONS Credits : 3
  ADVANCED CONCEPTS IN BIOLOGY & EARTH SCIENCE Credits : 3
  INTEGRATED ARTS EDUC. IN THE CULTURAL CONTEXT Credits : 4
  BASIC INSTRUMENTAL SKILLS Credits : 4
  ROLE OF DEMOCRACY IN THE TEACH OF SOCIAL STUD Credits : 3
  FAMILY COUNSELLING Credits : 3
  NUTRITION &SPORTS PERFOMANCE Credits : 2

Optional Courses

  INTRODUCTION TO TRANSLATION Credits : 3
  ADULT-CHILD INTERACTION &COGNITIVE DEVELOPMNT Credits : 3
  CUR & INSTRUCT METH FOR STUD WITH MILD TO MOD Credits : 3
  THEORY OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION Credits : 3
  ENVIRONMENTAL EDUC. CONSERVATION STRATEGIES I Credits : 3
  MATHS APPLICATIONS FOR PRIMARY TEACHERS Credits : 3
  SCIENCE APPILCATIONS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS Credits : 3
  HUMAN DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN Credits : 2
  CONSUMER PROTECTION Credits : 2
  AFRICAN CULTURES & CIVILISATIONS TO C.1500 Credits : 3
  ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION I Credits : 2

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 7.

Semester 8

Core Courses

  AFRICAN ORAL NARRATIVES Credits : 3
  PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION Credits : 3
  CONSULTATION IN SCHOOLS & COMMUNITY SETTINGS Credits : 3
  EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH ATTENTION DEF. HD Credits : 3
  FORM, FUNCTION AND VARIATION IN ENGLISH Credits : 3
  CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUC. Credits : 3
  ENVIRONMENTAL EDUC CONSERVATION STRATEGIES II Credits : 3
  TEACHING READING IN PRIMARY SCHOOL Credits : 3
  CALCULUS II Credits : 3
  ADVANCED CONCEPTS IN PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY Credits : 3
  CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN ART EDUCATION Credits : 4
  MOVEMENT IN MUSIC Credits : 4
  CONTEMP. ISSUES IN TEACH. PRIM.SOCIAL STUDIES Credits : 3
  iNTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND GOVERNANCE Credits : 3
  SPECIAL EDUCATION Credits : 2
  ISSUES & TRENDS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUC. PROG Credits : 3
  SCIENTIFIC BASIS OF COACHING & OFFICIATING Credits : 2
  SPORTS AND CULTURE Credits : 2

Optional Courses

  THE CONTEMPORARY SETSWANA NOVEL Credits : 3
  CAREER ED. FOR STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABIL Credits : 3
  SRATEGIES FOR HELPING FAMILIES OF STUD WITH D Credits : 3
  READINGS IN LITERARY THEORY II Credits : 3
  AGRICULTURL DEVELOPMENT Credits : 2
  ACTION RESEARCH IN EDUCATION Credits : 3
  EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT & CURRICULUM DEVELOP. Credits : 3
  CHIEFS, COMMONERS & IMPACT OF COLONIAL RULE Credits : 3
  SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 8.
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