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Nelson Mandela once said that education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world. Do you want to teach? Or change your career path?  Why not travel the world and earn good money while still making a difference to the lives of others?


EDUCATION

APPLICATION FORM

Download, fill and submit your form by sending it back to us. Another way is completing the online application and hitting the submit button at the end.

Soon after your Application is in, an Admissions Officer will contact you, so make sure that your contact details are correct.

Downloadable 2018 Application Forms:

Postgraduate Certificates (PGCE) and Honours Degrees

Higher Certificates and Bachelor Degrees

Online Applications for 2018

No online applications for BPsych Equivalent.

Higher Certificates and Bachelor Degrees

Postgraduate Certificates (PGCE) and Honours Degrees

Bachelor of Psychology Honours (BPsych. Equivalent)

Application for 2018 – Campus OnlyBPsych.  Equivalent App Form – must be delivered or posted.

No emails accepted. BPsych Equiv Referee form 2018 – must be emailed or posted by Referee directly to BPsych Administrator at bpsych-app@cornerstone.ac.za

POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION: INTERMEDIATE PHASE TEACHINGRegistration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006. NQF 7; SAQA ID: 99724.  (135 CREDITS)

The aim of this programme is to respond to the increased need for professional educators in South Africa. The Postgraduate Certification in Education (PGCE) Intermediate Phase Teaching is for students who want to qualify as professional educators in the Intermediate Phase after having completed an appropriate three-year degree or recognised National Diploma.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

A candidate must have complied with all the requirements of a bachelor’s degree (or an approved diploma of minimum 360 credits at NQF 6 level) from a public or private higher education institution accredited by a recognised local or foreign accrediting body before the beginning of the academic year.

The prior bachelor’s degree (or approved diploma) must provide a broad knowledge base adequate for teaching in the intermediate phase (IP) i.e. English, Afrikaans and two IP teaching subjects, at NQF level 5 (university degree studies at first-year level) or NQF 6 level (second-year degree level). The IP teaching subjects are mathematics, science, and technology, social science and life skills;

Holders of multi-disciplinary degrees (or approved diplomas) without the main focus in a single field related to teaching could be allowed into the programme, provided that the disciplines underpin the learning requirements for the IP and the subjects to be taught are taken to NQF 5 or NQF 6;

Holders of focused degrees (or approved diplomas) that lack an adequately broad knowledge base or an adequate specialisation in an IP subject may be required to enrol simultaneously in teaching subjects (minimum NQF 5) whilst enrolling for the PGCE IP.


POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION: FOUNDATION PHASE TEACHING

Registration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006; NQF 7; SAQA ID 101972. (136 CREDITS)

The aim of this fully online programme is to respond to the increased need for professional educators in South Africa. The Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Foundation Phase (FP), is for students who want to qualify as professional educators in the Foundation Phase after having completed an appropriate three-year degree or recognised national diploma. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS A bachelor’s degree or approved 360 credit diploma at NQF 6. The prior bachelor’s degree (or approved diploma) must include a selection of subjects/disciplines that will provide a teacher with the appropriate disciplinary knowledge to effectively teach Literacy, Numeracy and Life Skills to young learners and lay foundations for learning in future grades. Holders of focused qualifications that do not have specialisations in FP subjects can register simultaneously for BA teaching subjects. This will extend the PGCE beyond one year of study. BA subjects offered at Cornerstone to undergird Life Skills are psychology, counselling, philosophy, sociology, leadership, theology and biblical studies and to undergird Mathematics, research methods and statistics.


TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES

Registration Certificate No 2001/HE08/006.  (56 CREDITS)

TESOL is an English teacher training programme that provides students with skills and advanced understanding of teaching English as a second or additional language. The programme aims to equip students to impact the lives of learners in South Africa and in other parts of the world, where English is an essential life skill. 

Intermediate Phase Teaching

TESOL video clip