B.Ed Primary Part Time

Bachelor of Primary Education Studies (4 years -Part Time) 

 

General Aims

  • i. Develop competence and confidence in content knowledge and skills that the student teachers will require to teach effectively in the primary classes (PP– VI).
  • ii. Enhance the student teachers’ understanding of how primary children learn best.
  • iii. Equip the student teachers with the most contemporary pedagogy suitable for the primary classes.
  • iv. Pursue thorough study of the primary curriculum (PP- VI).

 

Objectives

The specific objectives of the programme are to develop teachers who:

  • i. Have a sound understanding of both theory and practice and their links.
  • ii. Are well-versed in appropriate teaching aids and materials and can themselves make a variety of these from recycled and environmental materials.
  • iii. Have an extensive range of child-centered teaching methodologies and can select appropriately from these depending on the class, situation and learning area.
  • iv. Are reflective, self-motivated learners who critically analyze, can knowledgeably justify their opinions and can evaluate, hypothesize and synthesize, so that they can develop the same attributes in their school students.
  • v. Can recognize and respond well to individual differences.
  • vi. Are committed to ongoing, formative assessment and individual record-keeping and understand that assessment of learning is primarily to inform their own teaching.
  • vii. Understand, and are committed to their future role as agents for change in schools as well as in the larger system and the society.
  • viii. Are flexible and responsive, not formulae-driven in their lesson planning and implementation.
  • ix. Are lifelong learners and use the knowledge and skills gained as a basis for professional improvement and personal development.

 

Programme Structure

 

       Year One               Year Two           Year Three         Year Four
Sem 1Sem 2Sem 1Sem 2Sem 1Sem 2Sem 1Sem 2

Bhutanese

Education system

EDN 101

Creative Arts in lower primary

EDN 104

Play Development and Early Childhood

EDN 206

Teaching methods in upper primary

EDN208

Multi-grade teaching

EDN310

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

R

A

C

T

I

C

U

M

Teaching children with special needs

EDN414

ICT in teaching and learning

EDN419

Functional Information Technology

FIT101

Skills for effective teaching

EDN105

Teaching methods in lower primary

EDN207

Introduction

Action Research

EDN209

Dzongkha Teaching in lower primary

DZG302

Math in upper primary 1

MAT403

Foundations of early childhood education

EDN417

Child Development EDN102

Math in lower primary 1

MAT101

Math in lower primary 2

MAT202

Dzongkha Language in lower primary DZG201Assessing learning EDN311HPE in upper primary HPE402English across the curriculum ENG405

Theory and principles of teaching children a language

ENG101

Listening and speaking

Eng102

Reading and Writing in lower primary

Eng203

Primary science

SCI201

Reading and Writing in upper primary

ENG304

Writing and Reading in Dzongkha

DZG403

Math in upper primary

MAT404

Sound and Speech ENG101

(Non-credit)

Optional:

Action Research

Project: EDN418

Knowing, Learning and Teaching EDN416

Guidance and Counselling EDN420

Improving Testing EDN421

 

Admission Criteria

A candidate enrolled in the B.Ed Primary programme should at the time of registration meet the following requirements. He/she should:

  • Have passed class XII examination from a recognized board/university with the following ability ratings;
English5
Dzongkha5
3 Other Subjects1
  • Be physically and mentally fit to carry out the rigorous academic tasks required by the programme.
  • Be selected firstly through the merit ranking and then through a thorough viva voce.
  • Produce the following documents at the time of selection interview and admission:
  • Copy of Citizenship Identity Card.
  • Original copy of Class X and XII mark sheets and certificates.
  • Original copy of School Leaving Certificate (from the last school attended).
  • Original copy of Character Certificate from the last school attended
  • Copy of Certificate of birth (ke-tsi) or health card, which should be produced if the date of birth is not mentioned in any of the above documents.
  • vi. Original copy of Certificate of Fitness from an authorized medical officer.
  • vii. Original copy of Security Clearance from the Royal Bhutan Police, Thimphu.

 

For Inquiries , you may contact:

Mr. Thinley Wangchuk                                                                                                                Dr. Lungten Wangdi

Programme Leader                                                                                                                       Dean of Academic Affairs

B.Ed Primary                                                                                                                                 Email: lungtenwangdi.pce@rub.edu.bt

Email: thinleywangchuk.pce@rub.edu.bt                                                                                 Phone # +975-8-271870

Phone # +975-8-271487

 

Fee Structure 

Inquires about tuition fees may be directed to tsheringtenzin.pce@rub.edu.bt at phone number +975-8-271497