The aim of this programme is to provide learners with broad-based knowledge and skills related to education developments, best practices, theories, technology, and pedagogical content knowledge in teaching and learning for prospective teachers involved at the preschool and primary school levels.
Learners are expected to develop good pedagogical skills in classroom teaching and learning environments with an emphasis on practical methodologies, content, general pedagogy, and instructional technology needed to excel in a 21st century and IR 4.0 learning context.
The Diploma in Education programme prepares learners to apply broad-based knowledge of teaching and learning, higher order thinking, and reasoning skills in varied educational settings. This course equips learners with mastery in pedagogical content knowledge, incorporates soft- skill development and helps the learner contribute professionally in different learning environment.
In addition, learners are expected to acquire classroom management and leadership skills besides being trained in student counselling and guidance of young children.