BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (HONS) (PRIMARY EDUCATION)

KPT/JPS (N/144/6/0005) (MQA/PA2073) 02/18
INTAKES : MARCH, AUGUST
 
This programme instils sound practical and professional knowledge, skills and predispositions of primary school teaching based on a philosophical, theoretical and conceptual understanding of primary education.

Students are equipped with moral, ethical and political dimensions of the teaching profession, enabling them to transform their classroom practices to suit economic, social and technological changes. Students are also able to critically reflect on their own practice and learn autonomously to develop both professionally and personally.

Through this bachelor programme, students will be able to introduce innovative ideas and inspire children to learn; communicate and interact effectively with children; and express ideas clearly as well as exhibit thoughtful and exemplary leadership. Ultimately, our graduates are groomed to make positive changes in the lives of children and in the community.
 
 
3-YEAR PROGRAMME

Holistic Curriculum
  • Exposure to both Malaysian Primary School Standard- Based Curriculum (KSSR) and the National Curriculum of England and Wales through the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) equips students for teaching practice in private and international schools.
  • Students specialise in English, Mathematics and Science, providing students with a holistic and well-rounded education.

Management and Leadership
  • Exposure to developing a school curriculum, through the Curriculum Development module.
  • Exposure to the concept of holistic education in primary schools through modules such as Leading & Managing Primary Schools, and Contemporary Issues in Education, enables students to become competent and thoughtful leaders.

Building Reflective Teachers
  • Cultivation of innovative approaches towards problemsolving, ideas generation, management of resources and inspiring learning in children.
  • Awareness of different learning styles and diversity in a classroom, as well as the ability to apply their knowledge to educate others, through modules such as Reflective Practice, and Classroom-based Research Methods.
  • Exposure to different teaching methods used in different modules, as well as the ability to inter-relate different core modules to provide a more holistic education, through modules such as Instructional Design and Managing Co-Curriculum in Primary Schools.

Dynamic School Placements
  • Unique school placement system and hands-on experience of primary classroom within the school division of Taylor’s Education Group.
  • 8-week School Orientation & Teaching Assistance in Year 2 provides students in-depth experience and opportunity to get acquainted with the school culture.
  • 12-week Teaching Practice in Year 3 enables students to teach lessons, as well as apply various theories and strategies in a real classroom.
 
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PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
 
YEAR 1
Semester 1
  • Philosophy of Education
  • School and Society
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • TITAS
  • Academic English
  • Professional Practice I: Teaching Profession and Standards
Semester 2
  • Educational Psychology 1
  • Introduction to World History of Education
  • English Grammar and Usage
  • Nature of Science
  • Numbers, Operations and Measurement at Primary Level
  • Professional Practice II: School Culture and Teaching Assistantship
Semester 3
  • Educational Psychology 2
  • Global Education
  • Technology Enable Learning
  • Professional Practice IV: Lesson Preparation
 
YEAR 2
Semester 4
  • Curriculum Development
  • Children’s Literature
  • Science Diversity and Cycles
  • Geometry at Primary Level
  • MPU2
  • Open Elective I
  • Professional Practice V: Lession Delivery and Management
Semester 5
  • Assesing Learning
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Science-Energy and Forces
  • Statistics at Primary Level
  • Professional Practice III: Theory into Practice
Semester 6
  • Teaching Primary School English Language
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Professional Practice VI
 
YEAR 3
Semester 7
  • Principles of Teaching and Learning Primary Mathematics
  • Teaching Primary School Science
  • Science Systems and Interactions
  • MPU 3
  • Professional Practice VII: Feedback and Evaluation
Semester 8
  • Action Research Methodology
  • Algebra at Primary Level
  • Managing Co-curriculum
  • Open Elective III
  • MPU 4
  • Professional Practice VIII: Co-Curriculum in Primary School
Semester 9
  • Action Research Project
  • Professional Practice IX: Reflective Practice
 
NOTE:
* The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) which is categorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a list of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide.
 
Elective Modules
  • Academic English
  • History Arts and Culture
  • Photography
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entertainment Management
  • Special Events and Festivals
 
Career Options
  • Primary School Teacher
  • Special Education Needs Teacher
  • Educational Institution Administrator
  • Educational Researcher
  • Tutor
  • Learning Mentor
  • School Administrator
  • Academic Librarian
  • Consultant
  • Corporate Trainer
 
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