DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION (KUMASI AND ASANTE MAMPONG)

Mode of Study:

A. Programme Description

The programme is designed for non-professional technical/vocational and applied science (agriculture, engineering, etc) teachers/trainers. It is designed to equip the learners with integrated sets of knowledge and skills needed to make them effective teachers and trainers. After completing the programme, learners will be able to work effectively as teachers and trainers in educational and training settings.

B. Target Group

The programme is for:

• University graduates

• Polytechnic graduates

• Agriculture and other College Diplomates or Certificate Holders

• Private School Administrators

• Tutors of Health Institutions

• Trainers in industries/organisations

• NVTI Advanced Holders

• Educational Settings

• Training Settings and other Corporate Organisations

• Non Governmental Organisations (N.G.Os)

• Agricultural Extension Educator

C. Job Prospect

Job prospects are in:

• Educational Settings.

• Training Settings and other Corporate Organisations

• Non Governmental Organisations (N.G.Os)

• Agricultural Extension Services

D. Entry Requirements

Applicants must:

I. Hold a University Degree, Higher National Diploma or a Certificate in Engineering, Building and Construction, Business Studies, Agriculture, Nursing, etc.

OR

ii. Hold an Advanced / Final City and Guilds Certificate in a trade subject.

OR

iii. Have a minimum of three passes in Royal Society of Arts /Ghana

Commercial Examinations stage III in approved business subjects.

OR

iv. Hold a Diploma in Business Studies

OR

v. Hold a Certificate from a Farm Institute with considerable work Experience.