The Faculty's research programme focuses on relevant and strategically important themes in education to find solutions to educational matters of current concern and to promote the development of education in South Africa. This research, which impacts on all of the teaching programmes, is concerned with local as well as international needs. In the light of its strategic importance, the development of human potential in a diverse community has been chosen as a central focus for applied research in the Faculty of Education. Its three departments each have a complementary focus that ties in with the broad research focus of the Faculty.
TEACHER TRAINING FOR THE SENIOR AND FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING PHASES
Should you wish to become a high school teacher, your undergraduate studies at other faculties could be a basis for the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). This one-year programme focuses on developing competencies in a subject-related field that the candidate can apply in the Senior- and Further Education and Training phases. Completion of this qualification leads to professional registration with the
South African Council for Educators (SACE).
Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education (Teaching and Learning) caters for the professional needs of lecturers and learning facilitators. The current programme runs between February 2022 to November 2023 and makes provision for an intake on a two-year cycle. The next intake is scheduled for February 2024. Read more about this Diploma under the
Department of Curriculum Studies.
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION HONOURS (BEDHONS)
Bachelor of Education Honours programmes are geared towards enriching and deepening your knowledge in a chosen specialist field in order to equip you to contribute meaningfully to strengthening and improving education in South Africa.
The honours programmes are offered through blended learning or mixed-mode instruction. Click on the
specialisation areas below for more information:
here to learn more about the blended learning programmes offered via Stellenbosch University's telematics platform.
Programme Offering & associated closing dates