UNISA Short Course IN NORMS AND STANDARDS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

UNISA Short Course IN NORMS AND STANDARDS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

SHORT COURSE IN NORMS AND STANDARDS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (76949)Purpose

Target group

The SLP will accommodate individuals interested in and involved in early childhood development, as well as care givers and foundation phase teachers
 
 Admission requirements

NQF level 5 qualification
 
 Duration

6 months
 Language medium

English

Tuition method

Blended Mode.
 
 Kind of assessment

Formative assessment. Students must complete and pass a compulsory assignment in the module. The assignment will involve workplace-based exercises and self-assessment.
The assignment will contribute 20% to the final mark of the module.
Summative assessment. Students must submit and pass a portfolio comprising of practice oriented activities which will assess competence in all unit standards. A sub minimum of 40% is required to pass the portfolio assessment below which the formative assessment will not count.
 NORMS AND STANDARDS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (SCNORM1)Syllabus/Content Topics

 
 Holistic development of the young child
 Legislative framework governing Early Childhood Education (ECE)
 Registration of ECE centres
 Funding options for ECE centres
 Health and Safety regulations in ECE centres
 Stakeholder management
 Collaboration with the community
 
 Course leader

Dr MJ Sethusha 
D.Ed, MEd, B.Ed., FDE, UDEP
Discipline expertise: Teacher in Primary School for 17 years (7 years in Foundation Phase) Deputy Principal 10 years Researcher 1 year, Lecturer 7 years
Contact details:
Email: sethumj@unisa.ac.za
Mobile: 0822 174 131 and 073 727 8833
Early Childhood Education
AJH van der Walt Building 7-51
Muckleneuck Campus
University of South Africa
 Programme administrator(s)

Mr FA Mlambo 
Contact details:
Email: mlambf@unisa.ac.za
Tel: + 27 12 429 4817
Fax: + 27 12 429 4800
Room 7-15, AJH Building
Muckleneuck Campus
University of South Africa


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.