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Durban University of Technology Teaching Course

Durban University of Technology Teaching Course


School of Education Handbook

Entry Requirements
Bachelor Education Entrance Requirements


Nature of Teaching
Teachers are the key contributors to the transformation process of education in South Africa. A teacher is a professionally trained person who is competent, dedicated, compassionate and caring. They will be able to fulfil the pastoral roles, being a leader, administrator, scholar, researcher, assessor, community member, a mediator of learning, designer of learning programmes and material and a life long learner.

Educatopma; Environments
Secondary schools are located at various places in our community. These include urban and rural environments. As an educator you will be required to you engage with learners in a school.

Each educator will spend hours assessing students work and need to give regular feedback. Reports on learners progress is done at the end of each term.

Knowledge, Attitudes, Skills and Values
The following are essential requirements:

  • Good English language skills
  • Knowledge in at least two learning areas that you will pursue in your study.
  • A positive attitude to teaching and learning
  • Good Human relationships
  • Concern for the upliftment of community and society

Employment Opportunites
On completion of the BEd [FET] you may apply to the DoE which controls National Education or choose to be employed at a private Institution. Graduates may also enrol for further study eg. BEd [Hons] study.


Programme Options
BEd [FET] Specialisations:

  1. Economics and Management Science
    • Accounting
    • Business Management
    • Computer Typing
    • Mathematics
    • Economics
  2. Natural Science
    • Biology
    • Mathematics
    • Physical Scienc
  3. Technology
    • Mathematics
    • Technology
    • Technological Design
    • Entrepreneurship
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