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Where To Study Teaching In South Africa

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Education and training has become a part of our everyday lives. We live in a world where we learn new things each and everyday.  It provides us with the knowledge that we need in order to develop our own perspective of life. This helps shape our opinions and build our viewpoints around different topics in life. 

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It is important to strive towards receiving proper education that contributes to your quality of learning and, at the same time, helps with your self growth and development. Students that are pursuing an educational degree need to know that it is a very broad spectrum. You may specialise in areas such as early childhood education, health and physical education, primary and secondary teaching or vocational education.

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Having an educational degree, it opens many doors of opportunities to a variety of teaching and administrative careers in different settings. For example:

Pre-school: Pre-school teachers and teachers assistants generally work with toddlers between the ages of 3-5 years. Here, kids are introduced and exposed to learning about their social and emotional development. Students that are pursuing a degree in early childhood development can help develop the academic needs of this age group.

Special needs: Having a degree in teaching children with a learning disability takes a lot of patience and positive reinforcements. The main purpose is to help them find ways to help themselves with their learning difficulties and become stronger and more resilient. 

Colleges or universities: In order to become a lecturer, you need to have a master’s or doctoral degree in a specific subject area. Here, lecturers are working with  traditional and non-traditional college students who are interacting with people from different ethnic backgrounds. If you would like to become an academic advisor or counselor at an institution, it is important to have an in-depth understanding of education and how to help students navigate their way through college.

For those students that have a passion and love for the profession, pursuing an educational degree will provide you with transferable skills which will be beneficial for your career. It is important to remember that education plays a significant role in shaping and creating your future. 
 

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