Advanced Certificates in Teaching For Qualified Teachers Only

University of the Free State

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Online Certificate Programmes offered by UFS for qualified teachers only:

The University of the Free State now offers Advanced Certificates in Teaching (ACT) 100% online. These programmes enable experienced teachers to earn their National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level 6 qualification conveniently on their computers – no travel is required.

Busy South African teachers can now complete relevant and required modules electronically at a time and place suitable to them, with full on-line academic and administrative support – providing more flexibility in meeting personal and professional needs.

Advanced Certificate in Teaching - Foundation Phase

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Advanced Certificate in Teaching - Intermediate Phase

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Advanced Certificate in Teaching - Senior Phase English FAL

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WHY SHOULD YOU COMPLETE
YOUR ACT ONLINE?

  • You will learn how to incorporate technology into your classroom and in your own practice as a teacher.
  • You will be kept in touch with recent methodologies of the subject(s) you teach.
  • The online ACT will qualify you in a different area or specialisation, eg. if you are a Foundation Phase teacher who would like to teach in the Intermediate or Senior Phase.
  • You will upgrade your competency with the subject you are teaching without the proper subject qualification.
  • Teachers not yet on a REQV14 teaching qualification level will upgrade from REQV 13 level to REQV14.
  • The programmes are taught by highly qualified faculty.
  • The programme is HEQC-approved.
  • The programme offers six starting dates per year.
  • Save money and time as no travelling to campus is required. All modules are 100% on-line with an online facilitator to guide and support you.
  • You can earn Professional Development points.
  • You can complete the qualification in 18-20 months compared to 24 months.

WHY SHOULD YOU, AS A TEACHER,
ENROLL FOR THE ONLINE ACT?

SAVE MONEY

NO TRAVEL

SAVE TIME

Furthering your education is your gateway to a better career and a better life

  • No formal exams.
  • There are 5 sessions per year.
  • Each session consisting of either 1 X 16 credit module OR 2 X 8 credit modules.
  • Learn new teaching skills.
  • All formal exams are replaced with online assessments.
  • Advance your technology skills to incorporate into your classroom to become a 21st century teacher.
  • Academic support including online tutoring and technology assistance is provided.
  • It is more convenient: You can balance your education, work and family life by studying online.