Undergraduate & honours qualifications

Bachelor of Education in Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching

Qualification stream: School subject combination: Life Orientation and Language
Qualification code: 90104 - LOL
NQF level: 7
Total credits: 480
SAQA ID: 103108
APS/AS: 23
Rules:
This BEd degree is offered with 15 (fifteen) School Subject Combinations. Each combination is structured for a specific teaching field and students need to follow one of these. Students may only offer one of these combinations, unless DHET (Department of Higher Education and Training) approves the offering of a second BEd degree in a different School Subject Combination. This School Subject Combination entails the study of Psychology and combined with Languages, which will equip students with the knowledge to teach Life Orientation and Languages in the FET phase. A student who has successfully completed this qualification will be able to teach from Grades 7 to 12 in the School Subject Combination selected. Teaching Practice is a compulsory component in this program and must be taken according to the specific criteria every year. Five weeks practical is required every year, and three weeks must be offered consecutively. This qualification comprises both semester and year modules. Year modules may only be registered during the January registration period of each academic year. Students must also register themselves with SACE (South African Council for Educators) from the first year of BEd registration. Please visit the SACE website for more information : https://www.sace.org.za/
Purpose statement:
The B Ed (Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching) is an initial comprehensive qualification for educators in schools teaching grades 7 - 10 as it makes provision for integration of academic school related subjects and educational subjects for teacher preparation in both the Senior Phase Further Education and Training Teaching in its structure. B Ed (Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching) teaching is aimed at preparation of learners for a multitude of careers and/or further study. In order to prepare prospective teachers for this comprehensive role, the B Ed (Senior Phase and Further Education and Training Teaching) programme seeks to: "Develop and consolidate in an integrated way appropriate disciplinary, practical, pedagogical and situational knowledge. "Cultivate a practical understanding of teaching and learning in a diverse range of South African schools, in relation to educational theory, phase and/or subject specialisation, practice and policy. "Foster self-reflexivity and self-understanding among prospective teachers. "Develop the professional dispositions and self-identity of students as teachers. "Develop students as active citizens and enable them to develop the dispositions of citizenship in their learners. "Promote and develop the dispositions and competences to organize learning among a diverse range of learners in diverse contexts.
This qualification will be presented using both online and distance learning modes.

Who can register?

  • Applicants may only register once they have received confirmation from Unisa that their application for admission has been accepted. Unisa reserves the right to not process and / or to cancel your registration if it is found that you were incorrectly admitted to a qualification.
  • Re-registering students may register for the 2019 academic year once the registration period opens.


Please note:

  • Should you wish to start a new qualification, please apply for the alternative qualification during the next application period.
  • All communication sent to you after the initial study package (with the exception of study guides) will be sent electronically to your myLife e-mail account (eg follow-up tutorial letters, examination timetables and results, financial statements). You will no longer receive such communication in printed format.


How to choose your modules

Each Unisa qualification is structured in such a way that you need to pass a certain number of modules and NQF level credits within a certain amount of time in order to graduate. You must pass a minimum number of credits / modules annually so that you are able to re-register and continue with your qualification:

  • At least 36 NQF credits (3 modules of 12 credits each) in your first year of study.
  • At least 48 NQF credits (4 modules of 12 credits each) in your second or further years of study.

You may not register for more than the allowed maximum number of credits / modules per semester:

  • At least 60 NQF credits (5 modules of 12 credits each) in a semester.
  • At least 120 NQF credits (10 modules of 12 credits each) per year for year modules.

The maximum number of credits do not include supplementary and / or aegrotat examinations from a previous semester. Modules taken for non-degree / non-diploma purposes also count towards the maximum number of credits allowed.

You must take your available time into consideration when choosing your modules, as this will impact your academic performance. You need approximately

  • 6 to 8 hours per week for semester modules.
  • 4 to 6 hours per week for year modules.

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Curriculum for this qualification

As you are deciding on the modules you will be registering for, remember to write down the module names and codes so that you have something that you can refer to when completing your registration.

First level

Level Combination Rules:
Choose all the modules from Group A.
Choose ONE Language (Two modules each) from Group B, C, D, E, F or G.
Choose ONE module from Group H.

Module Pre-requisite/Co-requisite/Recommendation
Group A. Compulsory.
BPT1501 - Being a Professional Teacher
ENG1501 - Foundations in English Literary Studies
ENG1502 - Foundations in English Language Studies
PYC1501 - Basic Psychology
PYC1502 - Psychology in Society
TAM2601 - Teacher as manager
TPS2601 - Teaching practice I
Group B. African Language.. Choose two of the following:
AFL1501 - Language Through an African Lens
AFL1502 - African Language and Culture in Practice
Group C. Afrikaans. Choose two of the following modules:
AFK1501 - Afrikaans Today (Literature)
AFK1503 - Contemporary Afrikaans: Language Studies and Written Communication
Group D. Arabic. Choose two of the following modules:
ARB1501 - Elementary Arabic
ICS1501 - An Introduction to Islam
Group E. French. Choose two of the following modules:
FRC1501 - French Language and Culture: Beginners
FRC1502 - French Language and Culture: Lower Intermediate Pre-requisite:FRC1501 or FRC101Q or Equivalent
Group F. Portuguese. Choose two of the following modules:
PTU1501 - Portuguese Language and Culture: Beginners
PTU1502 - Portuguese Language and Culture: Lower Intermediate Pre-requisite:PTU1501 or PTU101M
Group G. Mandarin. Choose two of the following modules:
MAN1501 - Mandarin Chinese: Beginners
MAN1502 - Mandarin Chinese: Elementary Level Pre-requisite:MAN1501 or MAN101R
Group H. African Language Communicative Competence. Choose ONE module from the following:
AFK1505 - Basic Communicative Competence in Afrikaans
NDE1507 - Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language
SPE1507 - Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language
SSO1507 - Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language
SWA1507 - Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language
TSO1507 - Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language
TSW1507 - Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language
VEN1507 - Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language
XHO1507 - Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language
ZUL1507 - Applied African Language Communicative Competence for Second Additional Language

Second level

Level Combination Rules:
Choose All the modules from Group A.
Choose ONE Language Group already taken on the 1st level Group: B, C, D, E, F, G or H (Three modules
each).

Module Pre-requisite/Co-requisite/Recommendation
Group A. Compulsory.
BTE2601 - Becoming a Teacher
PYC2601 - Personality Theories
PYC2602 - Child and Adolescent Development
RSC2601 - Research in Social Sciences
THL1501 - Introduction to Theory of Literature
TMS3722 - Teaching Life Orientation in the senior phase
TPS2602 - Teaching Practice II
Group B. African Languages. Choose three of the following modules:
AFL2601 - Communication Dynamics in African Languages
AFL2602 - Understanding African Management Practices as Reflected in African Languages Literature and Texts
AFL2603 - Literature and Society: a Perspective on African Languages
Group C. Afrikaans. Choose Three of the following modules:
AFK2601 - Genre and Theme
AFK2602 - Afrikaans Grammar Pre-requisite:AFK1501 & AFK1502 or AFK1503
TEX2601 - Writing Skills for the Communication Industry
Group D. Arabic. Choose Three of the following modules:
ARB2602 - Pre-Intermediate Arabic Pre-requisite:ARB1501 or ARB101K
ARB2603 - Intermediate Arabic Pre-requisite:ARB1501 & ARB2602 or ARB101K & ARB1602
ICS2602 - History of Islam Co-requisite:ICS1501 or ICS101X
Group E. English. Choose Three of the following modules:
ENG2601 - Applied English Language Studies: Further Explorations Pre-requisite:ENG1502
ENG2602 - Genres in Literature and Language: Theory, Style and Poetics Pre-requisite:ENG1501 & ENG1502
ENG2603 - Colonial and Postcolonial African Literatures Pre-requisite:ENG1501 & ENG1502
Group F. French. Choose three of the following modules:
FRC2601 - French Language and Culture: Intermediate Pre-requisite:FRC1502 or FRC102R or Equivalent
FRC2602 - French for Professional Purposes: Introduction Pre-requisite:FRC1502 or FRC102R
FRC2603 - French Literature: Introduction Pre-requisite:FRC1502 or FRC102R or Equivalent
Group G. Portuguese. Choose three of the following modules:
PTU2601 - Portuguese Language and Culture: Intermediate Level Pre-requisite:PTU1502 or PTU102N
PTU2602 - Modern Portuguese Literature and Society Pre-requisite:PTU1502 or PTU102N
Co-requisite:PTU2601 or PTU201Q
PTU2603 - Portuguese Language and Culture: upper Intermediate Level Pre-requisite:PTU2601 & PTU2602
Group H. Mandarin. Choose Three of the following modules:
MAN2601 - Mandarin Chinese: Intermediate Level I Recommendation:MAN1502 or MAN102S
MAN2602 - Mandarin Chinese: intermediate level II Recommendation:MAN2601 or MAN201U
MAN3701 - Mandarin Chinese: Upper-intermediate level Pre-requisite:MAN2602 or MAN202V

Third level

Fourth level