About School of Education

"Education is the most powerful tool for transforming the world." - Nelson Mandela

Join us at the School of Education, Cornerstone Institute Embark on a transformative journey of impactful teaching and global engagement at Cornerstone Institute, where education changes lives. Our School of Education is committed to providing a holistic educational experience that prepares students to excel in diverse educational contexts and fosters lifelong learning.

Program Overview
Our Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) programme responds to the growing demand for professional educators in South Africa. The PGCE offers two specializations:

Shaun Viljoen (HOD)

  • Intermediate Phase (IP): Designed for students seeking to qualify as professional educators in the Intermediate Phase. Applicants must hold a three-year degree or recognized national diploma at NQF level 6, with a minimum of 360 credits.
  • Foundation Phase (FP): Tailored for students aspiring to qualify as professional educators in the Foundation Phase. Applicants must possess a three-year degree or recognized national diploma at NQF level 6, with a minimum of 360 credits.

Additional Information:
PGCE students may need to complete specific undergirding modules to meet entry requirements. These modules can be taken concurrently or simultaneously with PGCE modules but do not count towards the required PGCE credits. Consult the curriculum grid and the Yearbook for guidance on the specific undergirding modules required.

For Inquiries, call +27 (0)21 448 0050 or email info@cornerstone.ac.za

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