DURATION: 3 YEARS
ACCREDITATION: HEA, ZQF LEVEL 6
Diploma in Mathematics and Religious Education
The Diploma in Secondary Teaching Program, focusing on Mathematics Education and Religious Education, responds to the need for educators who can provide a well-rounded and holistic education to secondary school students. Mathematics is a fundamental subject that enhances critical thinking and problem-solving skills, while Religious Education explores questions of faith, morality, and ethics. Combining these two areas equips teachers to foster both analytical and ethical thinking in their students, preparing them for a diverse and complex world.
|History and Philosophy of Education
|Communication and study skills
|Education Psychology and Sociology of Education
|Information Communication Technology
|Religious Education teaching methods I
|Religious Education II
|Mathematics teaching methods I
|Mathematics teaching methods II
|Religious education teaching methods II
|Religious Education II
|Teaching practice I
|Special education, guidance and counselling
|Education leadership and management
|Education Research (Research report)
|Teaching Practice II
|Religious Education teaching methods III
|Religious Education III
|Mathematics teaching methods III
Programme Aims and Objectives
Upon successful completion of the Diploma in Secondary Teaching Program with a focus on Mathematics Education and Religious Education, graduates should be able to:
- Graduates will have an in-depth understanding of both Mathematics and Religious Education, including their theoretical foundations, historical context, and contemporary relevance.
- Graduates will be proficient in designing and delivering engaging lessons in both Mathematics and Religious Education, catering to the varied learning styles and abilities of secondary school students.
- Graduates will be able to create curriculum materials and resources that align with national and regional educational standards, ensuring a well-rounded education for their students.
- Graduates will be skilled in designing diverse assessment methods for Mathematics and Religious Education, as well as adapting their teaching approaches to accommodate diverse learners.
- Graduates will demonstrate effective classroom management techniques to maintain a positive and productive learning environment.
- Graduates will promote inclusivity, respect for diverse cultural backgrounds, and open dialogue in the context of Religious Education, fostering understanding and tolerance.
- Graduates will facilitate discussions on ethical and moral questions in Religious Education, encouraging students to think critically about values, ethics, and belief systems.
- Graduates will equip students with strong mathematical literacy, enabling them to apply mathematical concepts to real-world problems and make informed decisions.
- Graduates will integrate mathematical concepts into the study of religious and philosophical topics, emphasizing the interconnectedness of subjects.
- Graduates will commit to continuous professional development, staying updated on advancements in Mathematics Education and Religious Education and refining their teaching practices.
- Graduates will effectively communicate complex mathematical and religious concepts to students and stakeholders, promoting meaningful dialogue and understanding.
- Graduates will encourage students to explore their own beliefs, values, and the role of religion in society, fostering responsible citizenship and community involvement.