The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Early Childhood Education offered by the Qatar University provides instruction and field based practicum for educators and other professionals committed to serving young children.
The goal of this program is to prepare educators to teach the curriculum necessary for independent schools in Qatar grades P-2. Accomplishment of this goal will require competent, motivated teachers who will prepare children to achieve educational goals at the highest international standards.
This program consists of 30 credit hours taught in 3 semesters. Classes are field-based, with students observing and practicing skills learned in the program courses.
The Early Childhood program at Qatar University seeks to become a leading program in the region which prepares highly qualified educators and other professionals in the field of early childhood to work with young children in a variety of settings. The Early Childhood Education Program plays a significant role in the “Education for a New Era” initiative launched by the State of Qatar, designed to create a modern world class public school system in the country. It is designed to prepare teachers who can work with young children in different contexts.
The Diploma in Early Childhood Education Program at Qatar University aims to prepare highly skilled, motivated teachers to teach in Qatar’s Independent Schools and who will prepare young children to achieve educational goals at the highest international standards.
This program seeks to support the vision of Qatar University by offering high quality, learning-centered education to candidates seeking teacher certification so that they may:
You can apply until:
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Minimum required score:
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
All applicants to the Diploma in Early Childhood Education program who meet the following minimum criteria will be considered for admission to Qatar University:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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