This is a service learning module where students fully engage in teaching within the professional school environment under the mentorship of an experienced teacher and lecturer for a period of 7 weeks (35 days) in the third term of the school year parallel to the second quarter in the fourth year. The main focus is on general classroom practice, school administration, extra - mural activities and to act as responsible citizens of the school environment. The students have to demonstrate competencies as they take part in the professional life of the school, classroom practice, and the facilitation of learning. Students are formally assessed by the school as well as a designated mentor lecturer. Students’ content knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, general pedagogical knowledge and digital competencies are assessed.
PRO 280 and PRO 380 passed. Available to final year students only.
8 weeks, attendance only
Language of tuition
Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Period of presentation
Regulations and rules
The regulations and rules for the degrees published here are subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information.
The General Academic Regulations (G Regulations) and General Student Rules apply to all faculties and registered students of the University, as well as all prospective students who have accepted an offer of a place at the University of Pretoria. On registering for a programme, the student bears the responsibility of ensuring that they familiarise themselves with the General Academic Regulations applicable to their registration, as well as the relevant faculty-specific and programme-specific regulations and information as stipulated in the relevant yearbook. Ignorance concerning these regulations will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression, or basis for an exception to any of the aforementioned regulations.
University of Pretoria Programme Qualification Mix (PQM) verification project
The higher education sector has undergone an extensive alignment to the Higher Education Qualification Sub-Framework (HEQF) across all institutions in South Africa. In order to comply with the HEQSF, all institutions are legally required to participate in a national initiative led by regulatory bodies such as the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), the Council on Higher Education (CHE), and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The University of Pretoria is presently engaged in an ongoing effort to align its qualifications and programmes with the HEQSF criteria. Current and prospective students should take note that changes to UP qualification and programme names, may occur as a result of the HEQSF initiative. Students are advised to contact their faculties if they have any questions.
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