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The Department of Teaching & Learning is dedicated to preparing students to excel as Secondary teachers. In Britain the first stage of education is called primary education and includes students from ages 5 (4 in Northern Ireland) to 11 (12 in Scotland). Art, Chinese, music, PE, Spanish and French are also available for grades K-12 on a secondary teaching certificate.
Applicants should possess secondary school certificate with passes in English and Kiswahili. In addition, teacher candidates engage in 450 hours of clinical practice experiences in schools under the guidance of mentor teachers handpicked by school principals.
Non-Year 12 applicants must complete and submit a VTAC Personal Statement online for other information to be considered during the selection process e.g. details on work experience or reasons for applying. During the fall of senior year, students take a block” of 15-18 semester hours of courses in education which includes two placements, one …Read More