Online Advanced Certificate in Senior Phase English First Additional Language Teaching
Qualified teachers can now complete an advanced certificate 100% online, in as little as 21 calendar months.
This fully online programme enables teachers to advance their level of learning achievement through increased knowledge, problem-solving exercises, and practical applications. The skills learned can immediately be used in the classroom; completing the Advanced Certificate in Teaching (ACT) also qualifies teachers for possible promotions or better job opportunities.
Students complete the certificate programme 100% online, so there are no travel or contact session requirements and there aren’t any formal exams. A student’s progress is measured through online assessments which are based on the demonstration of methods and procedures to be used in the professional management of learning, within defined contexts.
Applied competencies to meet National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level 6, are organised into seven consecutive, 10-week modules. These are designed to meet the occupational needs of working teachers, it includes academic tutoring and technological support. Students can enrol and pay for one module at a time.
The Advanced Certificate in Senior Phase English First Additional Language Teaching (Grade 7 to 9) will focus on equipping teachers with the tools required to efficiently teach English and to communicate effectively while implementing information and communication technology in the classroom.
The following are some of the competences which will be developed:
- Application of teaching strategies
- Providing constructive feedback to learners
- Identification and action in terms of barriers to learning
- Creative use of resources in the subject classroom