Postgraduate Diploma in Curriculum Design and Development (PGDCDD)
The Postgraduate Diploma in Curriculum Design and Development is a programme offered by the Open University of Tanzania (OUT) through collaboration with The Tanzania Institute of Education and UNESCO (mainly represented by the International Bureau of Education, Regional Bureau for Education in Africa, the Teacher Education Section).
The programme is hosted by the Open University of Tanzania under the regulations that established OUT in 1992 by an Act of Parliament as a public institution of higher education, and accredited by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) under the Universities Act of 2005.
In compliance with quality assurance regulations of the Inter-University Council of East Africa (IUCEA), the Programme is aimed at strengthening capacities among the stakeholders in education and training provision, management, research, monitoring and evaluation.
Specifically, the programme, at the different exit levels, targets curriculum developers, teacher educators, graduate serving teachers, school inspectors, examination officers as well as educational planners and policy makers at local and regional level; for the purpose of enhancing their competencies in understanding, leading, researching, planning, designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the curriculum and decision making about curriculum and education in general.
Course Name: Postgraduate Diploma in Curriculum Design and Development
Course Initials: PGDCDD
Duration: Minimum 1 Year-Maximum 2 Years
Total Units: 12
Mode of Delivery: Blended
To be admitted, a candidate should have at least a Bachelor degree or Advanced Diploma in Education or any relevant field with an average of “C” or a minimum GPA of 2.0.