DURATION: 3 YEARS
ACCREDITATION: HEA, ZQF LEVEL 6
Diploma Secondary Teaching – ZAMBIAN LANGUAGES EDUCATION AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES)
Zambian Languages Education is essential for preserving and promoting the rich cultural and linguistic diversity of Zambia. It plays a vital role in preserving indigenous languages, fostering cultural understanding, and promoting national identity. Additionally, it supports effective communication within local communities and contributes to the preservation of traditional knowledge and oral traditions.
Religious Studies Education provides students with a comprehensive understanding of various religious traditions, beliefs, and practices. It promotes tolerance, interfaith dialogue, and critical thinking about religion’s role in society. It also contributes to cultural awareness and ethical decision-making.
|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
|Zambian Languages teaching methods I
|Introduction to Language and Linguistics
|Introduction to Literature in Zambian Languages
|Zambian Language teaching methods II
|The phonology and Morphology of Zambian Language
|Oral and written literature in Zambian Languages
|Religious education teaching methods II
|Religious Education II
|Teaching practice I
|Special education, guidance and counselling
|Zambian Languages teaching methods III
|The syntax and semantics of Zambian Language
|Literary analysis in Zambian Langiauge
|Teaching Practice II
|Religious Education teaching methods III
|Religious Education III
|Education leadership and management
|Education Research (Research report)
Programme Aims and Objectives
Upon completing a Zambian Languages Education program, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate proficiency in one or more Zambian languages, including speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension.
- Contribute to the preservation and revitalization of endangered or marginalized Zambian languages.
- Read and analyze Zambian literature and texts in the original language(s), fostering a deeper connection with the country’s literary heritage.
- Develop interpersonal skills that promote effective communication and cooperation within Zambian communities.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the major world religions, their beliefs, rituals, and historical developments.
- Analyze religious texts, beliefs, and practices critically, considering their historical, cultural, and ethical contexts.
- Engage in respectful and informed dialogue with individuals from different religious backgrounds, fostering religious tolerance and understanding.
- Develop ethical decision-making skills and explore the moral and ethical dimensions of religious beliefs and practices.