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This department focuses on developing and upgrading Educators, Education administrators, School Managers and School Governors Circuit Managers, District managers, Curriculum designers/developers, curriculum managers, Curriculum advisers and Curriculum implementers.

  • The Advanced Certificate in Educational Management(ACEEM) attracts a huge number of professional teachers and leads to B.Ed (Hons) Education Management; The Advanced Certificate in School Management and Leadership (ACE-SML) initiated by the Department of National Education (DoE) develops management and leadership skills to principals of schools;
  • The MEDEM programme attained full accreditation status from the Council of High Education (CHE) in 2008.


The following is a list of academic programmes offered by the department.

  1. Advanced Certificate in Education: Educational Management (ACEEM)
  2. Advanced Certificate in Education: School Management and Leadership (ACESML)
  3. Bachelor of Education Honors in Educational Management (BEDEM)
  4. Bachelor of Education in College Teaching (BEDCT (Hons))
  5. Bachelor of Education Honours: Curriculum Studies (BEDCS)
  6. Master of Education in Educational Management (MEDEM)
  7. Master of Education in Curriculum Studies (MEDCS)
  8. Doctor of Education (DEd)
  9. Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum Studies (PhDCS)
  10. Doctor of Education in Teacher Education (DEDTE)

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (B.ED) HONOURS

Description
The B.ED (Hons) is the first postgraduate degree in the field of education.
Each qualification carries 120 credits.

Admission requirements

  • Students must be in possession of a recognized University degree and a teacher qualification
  • A four year integrated teaching qualification
  • An advanced certificate in education.

Duration of the programme
Each degree is offered for the duration of a minimum of two years full-time.

Assessment
Assessment will be according to the university rules.

Modules Offered

1. Advanced Certificate in Education: Educational Management (ACEEM)

First year
First semester
EDR 4521 Basic Educational Research
EDS 4521 Development of Scientific Management thought
ELE 4521 Law in Education
Second semester
EDR 4621 Basic Educational Research
SCM 4621 School Management
EHA 4621 HIV/AIDS for Teachers

Second Year
First semester
HER 4521 Human Resource Management in Education
EDF 4521 Financial Management in Education
Second semester
EDL 4621 Education Leadership
SGO 4621 School Governance

2. Advanced Certificated in Education: School Management and Leadership (ACESML)

Semester 1
ELM 4511 Language skills in School Leadership
EGP 4511 School Development and Governance
EMP 4511 Leadership and Management
Semester 2
ESM 4611 Basic Computer Literacy for School Management
ESA 4611 School Leadership and Management in the South African Context
EPM 4611 Management and Leadership Competence Portfolio

Choose only ONE elective from the following
EOF 4511 Management of Organizational systems, Physical and Financial Resources
EPA 4511 Assessment of Learning Outcomes
EML 4511 Management of Learning Programmes
ETM 4611 Management of Teaching and Learning
EMS 4611 Mentoring and Evaluation
EMA 4611 Educational Moderation

3. Bachelor of Education Honours in Educational Management (BEDEM)

Year 1
Semester 1
EDR 5521 Educational Research
ORB 5521 Organizational Behaviour
EDA 5521 Law in Education
Semester 2
EDR 5621 Educational Research
HIV 5621 HIV & AIDS Education for Teachers
EDL 5621 Educational Leadership

Year 2
Semester 1
HER 5521 Human Resource Management in Education
EDF 5521 Financial Management in Education
SGO 5521 School Governance
Year Module
REP 5000 Research Project.

5. Bachelor of Education Honours: Curriculum Studies (BEDCS)

Year 1
Semester 1
EDR 5521 Educational Research
EDT 5521 Teaching and Learning and Assessment Strategies
ECC 5521 Curriculum Design and Development
Semester 2
EDR 5621 Educational Research
HIV 5621 HIV & AIDS Education for Teachers
ECC 5621 Curriculum Development and Design

Year 2
Semester 1
EDC 5521 Curriculum Management
EDE 5521 Curriculum Evaluation
EDT 5521 Curriculum Theory and Practice
Year Module
REP 5000 Research Project

6. Master of Education in Educational Management (MEDEM)

First Year
First Semester
ERM 6541 Educational Research Methods
GBI 6541 Group Behaviour and Interpersonal Influence
ORB 6541 Organizational Management and Leadership
Second Semester
ERM 6641 Educational Research Methods
ELE 6641 Law in Education
HRM 6641 Human Resource Management

Second Year
First Semester
PME 6541 Project Management in Education
Second semester
ELE 6641 Law in Education
EFM 6641 Financial Management
Year Module
EFD 6540 Research Project

7. Master of Education in Curriculum Studies (MEDCS)

First Year
First Semester
ERM 6541 Educational Research Methods
PCD 6541 Curriculum Design
PCE 6541 Curriculum Evaluation
Second semester
ERM 6641 Educational Research Methods
PCD 6641 Curriculum Design
PCE 6641 Curriculum Evaluation

Second Year
First semester
CED 6641 Curriculum Development
PCM 6541 Curriculum Management
Second Semester
Year Module
MDS 6000 Research Project

Master of Education -Dissertation Only (M.ED)
EDU 800 Dissertation

8. Doctor of Education (DEd)
EDU 900 Education Research Thesis

9. Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum Studies (PhDCS)

First Year
First Semester
ECF 900 Curriculum Foundations
Second Semester
ECD 901 Curriculum Design & Development

Second Year
First Semester
ECM 902 Curriculum Management & Implementation
Second Semester
ECE 903 Curriculum Research & Evaluation

Third Year

ECT 904 Thesis

10. Doctor of Education in Teacher Education (DEDTE)
Doctoral Dissertation DET 8000

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The following is a list of staff members in the Department of Curriculum Studies and Education Management

Designation Name Contacts
Dean

Professor TS Tshivhase-Phendla

Tel: +27 15 962 8502
Email: thidziambi.phendla@univen.ac.za

Professors ELM Bayona

Tel: +27 15 962 8705
Email: Elias.Bayona@univen.ac.za
Dr NB Sadiki Tel: +27 15 962 8136
Email: Ben.Sadiki@univen.ac.za
Dr HN Mutshaeni Tel: +27 15 962 8347
Email: Nancy.Mutshaeni@univen.ac.za
N Marishane Email: nylon.marishane@univen.ac.za