Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
This is a one academic year diploma intended for graduates who wish to be
trained for teaching.
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
This is a three-year program (full time) that targets students who already have
a diploma in education and form six leavers. The content prepare them to teach
in secondary, high schools and teachers training colleges.
Bachelor of Edcuation (B.Ed) Part-time Program:
This is four-year program. Students come twice a year when schools are closed.
(June – July and December – January)
Teaching Practice Experience
Teaching practice is an integral part of the B.Ed. (Arts) degree program. It is designed
to prepare students for maximum practical and professional training in the field of education.
It provides practical experience through participation and observation with the support of
the institutions to which the students are attached in collaboration with the University of
Arusha. Teaching practice is aimed at providing professional skills that are acquired through
planned programs so as to meet and satisfy the needs of the profession as well as the
environment to which the students are being prepared for. It is basically a training and
learning process for the teacher education students, hence they are expected to utilize
fully the theories they learn at the University through practice at the respective schools
where they do their teaching practice. All Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) students shall be required to do a total of 12 weeks of supervised practice through their training, as per
Teaching Practice Regulations and Procedures, available at the university.