Provides an advanced education qualification as completion to initial training or a general educational qualification, specialising in 11 areas: Life Orientation; History Education; Learner Support; English Education; Maths GET band; Foundation Phase; Intermediate and Senior Phase; Geography; Technology; Human Movement Education; and Maths Literacy.
- QUALIFICATION NAME: ACE (ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION)
- NQF Level 6 (REQV 14)
- SAQA ID: 58954
OVERVIEW OF THE QUALIFICATION
Below are the fields of specialisation to choose from:
- Professional Education Development – Foundation Phase
- Professional Education Development – Intermediate and Senior phase
- Professional Education Development – Life Orientation
- English Education
- History Education
- Mathematics Education[GET band Gr 4-9] – see* in Admission Requirements
- Mathematical Literacy - see ** in Admission Requirements
- Movement Science Education
- Technology Education
- Geography Education
- Setswana Education
On completion you will be on NQF Level 6 (REQV 14). This qualification serves as admission to the BEdHons.
DURATION OF QUALIFICATION
- The minimum study period is – 1 year (2 years for Maths Literacy)
- The maximum study period is – 2 years (3 years for Maths Literacy)
- Certification will be withheld from students who accelerate their studies (shorten the minimum period).
An approved 3-year teaching qualification.
*Mathematics: approved 3-year teaching qualification with specialisation in mathematics OR a recognised 3-year teaching qualification AND instructed mathematics for at least two years in the GET-band.
**A four year teaching qualification AND Mathematics Gr 12.
- The language used for administrative matters is English. All correspondence from the NWU is mainly in English.
- The ACE is offered in English with most of the fields offering Afrikaans equivalents, except Mathematics which is only in English.
- Students may write their exams and submit assignments in English or Afrikaans.
- English will be used in contact sessions, but students may use English or Afrikaans depending on the facilitator’s language preference.
Please see the Prospectus
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