Lesotho College Of Education entry requirements

Lesotho College Of Education entry requirements

ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN SPECIAL EDUCATION – One Year Full Time
A candidate is eligible for admission to the Advanced Diploma in Special
Education (ADSE) if he/she meets any of the following minimum requirements:

  1. Diploma in Education (or its equivalent) and two years teaching experience in either Primary or Secondary schools.
  2. Teaching certificate plus certificate in Special Education and two years teaching experience.
  3. Equivalent certificates shall be determined as and when applications are received.

DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION (SECONDARY) – Three Years Full Time  
Minimum Requirements:

  1. COSC with 4 credits and a pass.  English Language must be one of the subjects passed or
  2. COSC with 3 credits, a pass in English Language and a credit in a Certificate or Diploma from a relevant Institution or
  3. Recognised Equivalent Certificates shall be considered.

The College offers the following subject combinations for Dip.ED.Sec.:

DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION (PRIMARY) – Three Years Full Time     
Minimum Requirements:

  1. COSC with 4 credits and a pass.  English Language must be one of the
    subjects passed or
  2. COSC with 3 credits and two passes.  English Language must be one of the
    subjects passed or
  3. COSC with 3 credits, a pass in English Language and a credit in a Certificate
    or Diploma from a relevant Institution or
  4. Recognised Equivalent certificates shall be considered.

DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION (PRIMARY) – DTEP – Four Years Part Time  
There shall be two entry points into the programme.
A.    DIRECT ENTRY
i)    COSC with 2 credits and 3 passes plus at least 2 years of teaching experience
or
ii)    GCE with 5 passes plus at least 2 years of teaching experience
B.    EXEMPTION
Exempted students shall enter the programme at second year and, to qualify,
students should have one of the following:
i)    PTC or ii)    LIET 6 or
iii)    APTC or iv)    PH or v)    LPTC with JC or
vi)    LIET II with JC
CERTIFICATE IN EARLY CHIRLDHOOD EDUCATION – Two Years Part Time
Minimum Requirements:
Preferably GCE or at least a second class pass at JC Level and must be employed in one of the following areas:
Reception Class Teacher, District Teacher Trainer of IECCD, Area Resource Teacher for IECCD or Teacher in IECCD Centre/nursery school.