DURATION: 3 YEARS
ACCREDITATION: HEA, ZQF LEVEL 6
SOCIAL STUDIES AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Integrating Social Studies and English Language Education is a strategic educational approach that combines two critical disciplines to provide students with a well-rounded and comprehensive learning experience. This program recognizes the intrinsic connections between the study of society, culture, and history (Social Studies) and the development of strong communication skills (English Language)
|History and Philosophy of Education
|Communication and study skills
|Education Psychology and Sociology of Education
|Information Communication Technology
|Social Studies teaching methods I
|Social Studies Education I
|English Language teaching methods I
|The structure of English Language and Linguistics
|Literature in English I
|Curriculum studies and assessment
|Special education, guidance and counselling
|English language teaching methods II
|The structure of english language and linguistics II
|Literature in English II
|Social studies teaching methods I
|Social studies Education II
|English Language teaching methods III
|The structure of English Language and Linguistics III
|Literature in English III
|Education leadership and management
|Education Research (Research report)
|Social Studies teaching methods III
|Social studies education III
|Teaching Practice II
Programme Aims and Objectives
By integrating English Language into Social Studies, students can develop advanced reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. These skills are essential for understanding complex social issues, effectively conveying their thoughts, and engaging in informed discussions.
This program encourages students to analyze historical events, cultural phenomena, and societal challenges through a language lens. They learn to critically evaluate texts, media, and primary sources, fostering critical thinking and interpretation abilities.
Integrating Social Studies and English Language allows students to explore diverse cultures, traditions, and perspectives found in texts and historical contexts. This helps them develop a broader understanding of global interconnectedness.
The program promotes interdisciplinary thinking, enabling students to draw connections between social studies content and language skills. This cross-disciplinary approach enhances cognitive flexibility and problem-solving capabilities.
By strengthening their English Language skills in the context of Social Studies, students are better prepared to engage in civic discourse, contribute to informed decision-making, and participate actively in their communities and the broader society.
Demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, listening, and speaking in English.
Apply advanced language skills to analyze, interpret, and communicate social studies concepts effectively.
Analyze complex social issues, historical events, and cultural phenomena through critical reading and writing.
Formulate well-structured arguments, supported by evidence and analysis.