Mainly trainers and learning facilitators involved
in adult education, community education and development, basic skills
training (including literacy training) for adults and persons who wish
to register as ETDPs (Education Training Development Practitioners).
General aims of the programme
> The primary aim is to empower and build
the capacity of trainers and learning facilitators involved in lifelong
learning (basic education and training, community education, continuing
professional education) through dynamic and relevant training.
> Secondly, trainers and learning
facilitators are empowered with research skills enabling them to develop
a sound research base for lifelong learning.
A person will be admitted to the MPhil: Education
and Training for Lifelong Learning if he/she meets the following
1. An applicable BHonours degree; or
2. Any other academic-professional
combination of studies equal to a BHonours degree; or evidence that
3. A candidate has reached a standard of
competence in his/her particular study field which, on the basis of the
assessment and recognition of prior learning, is regarded as sufficient
A candidate must have at least two years'
experience of / involvement in lifelong learning or other relevant
experience to be admitted to the MPhil-programme.
> National and international perspectives,
principles and attitudes on lifelong learning
> Insight and competence in interpretation
and formulation of policy and the management of lifelong learning
> Insight and competence in the theory and
practice of lifelong learning
> Competence in the facilitation of
lifelong learning through a variety of appropriate approaches
> Knowledge of and the ability to apply
research methodologies and methods to lifelong learning as a field of
> Knowledge and the demonstration of the
ability to design, plan, facilitate, evaluate and report on community,
continuing professional and basic education and training.
Structures and weights of modules
* A selection of two modules from 7, 8, or 9.
The following formative/continuous assessment
techniques are applied:
> Module assignments;
> Group tasks and assignments;
> Learning opportunities facilitated by
> Self-reflective learning portfolios; and
> Demonstrations of practical applications
of theories and principles.
Summative assessment includes:
> Demonstrations of skills and integration
of knowledge by means of demonstration of learning facilitation;
> A thesis on chosen and approved focused
topic in the field of study and an oral examination.
How can I obtain more information on the
programmes or application procedures?
Should you require more information on the
learning outcomes of the modules or if you would like to complete an
application form, please get in touch with the Centre for Higher and
Adult Education at the following address:
The Secretary - Ms Liza Burger
Enquiries regarding Student Fees: Mr Dennis
Immelman, Tel (021) 8084527
The Secretary -
Ms Liza Burger
(021) 808 2277/78/94
(021) 808 2270
Enquiries regarding Student
Fees: Mr Dennis Immelman, Tel (021) 8084527