Associate Degree in Education, ADE

 3.4 ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN EDUCATION (ADE)   PRE-SERVICE PROGRAMME

WHAT’S THIS PROGRAMME ABOUT?

The Associate Degree in Education (ADE) has been designed by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to respond to the requirement of the National Education Policy 2009, which states that by 2018 all teachers in Pakistan’s classrooms will require a Bachelors degree in order to teach. Hence, in the beginning of 2018, the career progression opportunities for most of the in-service teachers will be closed as the ADE or B.Ed. degrees will be mandatory for induction and promotion.

WHO IS THIS Course FOR

This course is for prospective teachers.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • FA/F.Sc/ A levels with minimum 2nd Division
  • FA/F.Sc/ A levels with school subjects

LENGTH OF PROGRAMME

Associate Degree in Education (ADE) is a transitional two-year programme of 64-68 credit hours. The degree is aligned with, and leads to, the B.Ed. (Hons.) Elementary programme.The duration of the course is 2 years (4 Semesters)

ATTENDANCE

80% attendance is essential

HOW ARE YOU ASSESSED?

Summative assessment will include mid-term and end-of-semester examination.  Formative assessment consists of assignments, project work, presentations, microteaching, class tests , term papers and class participation.

Year / Semester wise Scheme of Studies of Associate Degree in Education - ADE

1st YEAR SEMESTER I

S.No.
Courses
Credit Hours
1  Islamic Studies / Ethics
2  English - I
3  Foundations of Education
4  Development of Education in Pakistan
5  Content Course – I (from selected discipline I)
6  Content Course – I (from selected discipline II)
   Total Credit Hours 17

1st YEAR SEMESTER II

S.No.
Courses
Credit Hours
1 English-II 3
2 Mathematics 
3 Critical Thinking and Reflective Practices
4 Human Development and Learning
5 Content Course – II (from selected discipline I)
6 Content Course – II (from selected discipline II)
   Total Credit Hours 18 

2nd YEAR SEMESTER III

 
S.No.
Courses
Credit Hours
1  Teaching Literacy Skills (Professional) 3
2 Art, Crafts and Calligraphy (Content)  3
3  Teaching of Urdu/ ** Regional Languages (Professional)  3
4  Teaching of General Science (Professional)  3
5  Instructional and Communication Technology (ICT) in Education (Professional)  2
6 Teaching Practice (Short Term)  3
     17

2nd YEAR SEMESTER IV

 
S.No.
Courses
Credit Hours
1  Classroom Assessment (Foundation)  3
2 Teaching of English (Professional)   3
3  Teaching of Mathematics (Professional)  3
4  School, community and Teacher (Foundation)  2+1
5  Teaching of Social Studies (Professional)  2
6  Teaching Practice  3
     17