Note: No new enrolments will be accepted for the unendorsed option of this programme.
Bachelor of Education (BEd) - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. (TESOL)
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Professional Standards and Criminal Offences
Students graduating with a preservice teacher education qualification are eligible to apply to the New Zealand Teachers Council for registration as teachers.
In view of the requirements of the New Zealand Teachers Council for the registration of teachers and the entitlement of schools, early childhood centres, and other education services participating in teacher education programmes to have confidence in the character and behaviour of College of Education students:
(a) persons who are applying for enrolment in College of Education teacher education programmes must consent to verification from the New Zealand Police and Department of Courts that the applicant has no undeclared criminal charges or convictions;
(b) depending on the nature and recency of the offending, an applicant for admission to a programme may be declined admission by the Selection Committee concerned on the grounds that the applicant is not of good character and/or has been guilty of misconduct (see Education Act 1989, Section 224(113) (a) and (b));
(c) students who are enrolled in teacher education programmes offered by the College of Education must adhere to the professional standards required during the period of the teacher education programme and also must declare any charges or convictions for criminal offences;
(d) any student charged with or convicted of a criminal offence during the period of a College of Education teacher education programme must inform the Associate Dean (Teacher Education) in writing within seven days of such charge or conviction (in the case of a student who is currently enrolled) or before registering for further study (in the case of a student who is not currently enrolled). A determination about the student’s eligibility to continue to study towards the qualification will be made by the Dean of the College of Education on the recommendation of the Associate Dean (Teacher Education).
Bachelor of Education (BEd) - Unendorsed Option
Note: No new enrolments will be accepted for this option. Returning or recommencing students wishing to complete the requirements for the unendorsed option should normally do so under the regulations published in the Calendar for 2014 or earlier and should consult the College of Education for advice on the papers they should take.
Bachelor of Education (BEd) - endorsed in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Note: Available only to students from the Institut Pendidikan Guru Malaysia Kampus Batu Lintang, Sarawak, Malaysia. Some papers are not currently offered. Enquiries about the future availability of the papers and programme should be directed to the College of Education.
|1st year|| |
Note: these papers are no longer offered.
|2nd year|| |
EDCR 131 Primary Curriculum English and Mathematics I
EDCR 132 Introduction to the Arts and Science
EDSU 201 (this paper is no longer offered)
EDUC 252 How People Learn
EDUC 257 (this paper is no longer offered)
LING 231 Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages
One approved ENGL paper
|3rd year|| |
EDCR 231 Primary Curriculum English and Mathematics 2
EDCR 232 Introduction to Social Sciences, Technology, Health and PE
EDSU 301 (this paper is no longer offered)
EDUC 335 Construction of Learning in Education Settings
EDUC 351 Research Methods in Education
LING 319 Second Language Acquisition
18 further approved 300-level Education points.
|4th year|| |
EMAL 332 Curriculum Studies in Malaysia
EMAL 391 Professional Practice in Malaysian Classrooms
EMAL 392 Professional Development of the Language Teacher
EMAL 393 Linking Theory and Practice in the Language Classroom
EMAL 399 Research Project
* One approved ENGL paper may be substituted for two of EDSU 191-194
Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Education (BEd)
Admission to the Programme
- In the case of applicants for the unendorsed option, admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities), on the advice of a College of Education selection committee, which must be satisfied that, in accordance with Section 224 of the Education Act 1989, the applicant satisfies the requirements for admission to a preservice teacher education programme.
- In the case of applicants for the endorsement in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL),
- admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities), on the advice of the Dean of the College of Education, and on the recommendation of the Joint Universities-Institutes Committee (JUIC);
- every candidate must meet the normal admission criteria for international students and have the personal qualities suitable for becoming a teacher; and
- must have successfully completed the 18 month Foundation Course of the BEd(TESOL) Preservice Twinning Programme at the Institut Pendidkan Guru Malaysia Kampus Batu Lintang, Sarawak, Malaysia.
Structure of the Programme
- The degree may be completed without endorsement or may be endorsed in the area of specialisation listed in the programme requirements above.
- The programme of study shall be as prescribed for the option concerned in the programme requirements listed above.
Duration of the Programme
- A candidate who has not been granted exemptions from papers on the basis of previous study shall follow a programme of study of not less than four years.
- A candidate shall satisfy the requirements for the degree within seven years of admission to the programme.
The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities) may grant such credits or exemptions as deemed appropriate for work previously completed by the candidate.
A candidate who is enrolled for the degree concurrently with another degree, or who has completed one degree and is proceeding with the other, may cross credit 100- and 200-level papers which are common to both degrees up to 180 points.
The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities) may in exceptional circumstances approve a course of study which does not comply with these regulations.
(i) No new enrolments will be accepted for the unendorsed option.
(ii) Cross crediting is not normally applicable to the endorsement in TESOL.
(iii) Students enrolled for the Bachelor of Education degree programme prior to 2001, who have not yet completed the programme, are required to complete under the regulations printed in the 1998 Calendar.