Which Type of Teacher Would You Like to Be?

More about our Distance Learning Courses.

Earn a Higher Certificate in Pre-School Education, or a Diploma in Grade R Teaching

Dean: Faculty of Education

Dr Colleen Thatcher

  • Ph D [Didactics]
  • M Ed [Education Management]
  • B Ed [Education Management]
  • BA [Psychology / Bible Studies]
  • HDE
  • Dip JP Education


The Department of Basic Education provides the following 10 reasons why you should become a teacher:

  • Turn your love of learning into a love of teaching.
  • Make the same difference to a child’s life as your favourite teacher made to yours.
  • Experience the joy of seeing children learn to read, write and count; and set them on a path to success.
  • Mould and shape ordinary children into extraordinary citizens.
  • Share your knowledge and make the world a better place.
  • Help children understand the values that make South Africans strong and proud.
  • Ignite the spark of curiosity in children.
  • Pass on your love of learning and help students discover their potential.
  • See the world through the eyes of a child and learn something in return.
  • Serve children, your community and your country.


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