Bachelor of Education in Policy Management (B.Ed. PM)
The BED PM degree Programme is intended to produce professionals in the area of educational planning, policy, management and administration. This programme will prepare professionals for management and leadership positions in education sector. It is also aimed to produce teachers who will teach educational planning, management and administration in teachers colleges and offer managerial skills in the teaching and learning institutions. Furthermore it will provide opportunity for participants to acquire knowledge, skills and techniques used to manage both human and non-human resources in educational programs and projects. It will enable learners to design, manage, regulate, monitor, and or evaluate primary and secondary educational programs and manage school inputs necessary for improving the quality of educational programs.
The programme aims at exposing students to knowledge, understanding and skills in pedagogy of various subjects. The programme is further planned to provide basic knowledge of management and administration of educational organizations to help teachers understand what is entailed in school administration, and those who might be involved in school administration have a grasp of what is expected of them as school managers and administrators. It is also aimed to produce teachers who will teach educational planning, management and administration in teachers colleges, NGOs and other educational institutions. Furthermore it will provide opportunity for participants to acquire knowledge, skills and techniques used to manage both human and non-human resources in governmental, NGOs, and other private sector organizations that specialize in educational programs and projects. Moreover, the program is aimed at providing background knowledge and skills to those students who are planning for further education in the field of educational planning, policy and management.
Course Name: Bachelor of Education (Policy and Management)
Course Initials: B.Ed. PM
Duration: 6 years
Total Units: 40 Units
Mode of Deliver: Blended
OPTION I: Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education with at least TWO passes Or applicants holding certificates and Diplomas in the area of human services such as teaching, education administration, social work, health care, job training, or community development. with at least 3.0 GPA or C average;
OPTION II: An applicant who holds OUT foundation course certificate shall be eligible for admission into relevant degree programmes. To qualify for admission into bachelor degree programme, a candidate must obtain at least TWO Ds and a minimum of 4 POINTS among the three specialized subjects that one intends to pursue in the bachelor degree programme (i.e. apart from English Proficiency, Development Studies and Communication Skills).
OPTION III: An applicant who satisfied Examiners in the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Examination at an average of B Grade or above, and holding a valid RPL certificate (approved by TCU) shall be eligible for admission into relevant degree programmes.
OPTION IV: An applicant with degree or Advanced Diploma awards from other Institutions of Higher Learning will be considered on their own merit.