Bachelor of Education B.Ed Admission, Eligibility Criteria, Super Tips, Subjects, Career & Scope in Pakistan & Abroad
Teaching is the most respectable profession all over the world. Teachers play a vital role in nation building and character building. If teaching is your dream job then you should get proper professional educational to become an outstanding teacher. Bachelor of Education (BEd course) has been designed for the training of teachers. You must get this degree even before you apply for a teaching job in a primary school. Because B.Ed degree is mandatory for those who want to join any government or reputable private school as teacher in Pakistan or abroad.
Bachelor of Education B.Ed Admission, Subjects, Tips, Career & Scope in Pakistan
The duration of B.Ed course vary from one year to four years in different universities. It is best degree specially for ladies, as teaching is considered the most reasonable profession for ladies in Pakistan. You can also get this degree through distant learning as AIOU, VU and some other universities in Pakistan are also offering B.Ed through distant learning. It is a professional degree and is considered better than other post graduate non professional degrees like simple MA. BEd Elementary, BEd Early Childhood Education(ECE), BEd Secondary, BEd Special Education are two semester programs, while BEd (Hons) is a four semester program.
Eligibility Criteria For Admission in Bachelor of Education (BEd Course)
The minimum qualification required for entry into B.Ed is graduation in any discipline with at least second division from any HEC recognized college or university. Bachelors of Arts (B.A) are prepared to teach arts subjects like Pakistan studies, Islamiat, Urdu, Indo Pak history, regional languages, whereas the Bachelors of Science (BSc) degree holder students are trained to deliver their lectures on science subjects like Computer science, Mathematics, and basic sciences. Whereas the Bachelors of Commerce are taught to teach commerce subjects.
Subjects/Courses of Bachelor of Education (BEd Course)
Different universities offer different set of courses in their different B.Ed programs. Here are some important and common subjects taught in various B.Ed programs in Pakistan .
Teacher Education and Training
Perspectives of Education in Pakistan
Open and Distance Education
Human Development and Learning
Principles of Teaching (Pedagogy)
Educational Measurement and Evaluation
Society, School and Teacher
Curriculum and Instructions
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed Course) Specialization Courses
Contents and Methods of Teaching Mathematics
Contents and Methods of Teaching Physical Sciences (Physics & Chemistry)
Contents and Methods of Teaching Pakistan Studies / Social Studies
Contents and Methods of Teaching Islamiat
Contents and Methods of Teaching Home Economics
Contents and Methods of Teaching Biological Sciences (Zoology, Biology, Physiology)
Contents and Methods of Teaching General Science
Humanities and Languages
Contents and Methods of Teaching English
Contents and Methods of Teaching Languages (Regional language / Urdu)
It is a four year program including 8 semesters and the duration of each semester will be from 16 to 18 weeks. The course load per semester will be between 15 to 18 credit hours. Five to six courses are offered in each semester. Not more than 3 lab/ practical courses will be offered in a semester. Credit hours distribution for BEd (Hons) Elementary and BEd (Hons) Secondary will be as follows
Courses ELEMENTARY SECONDARY
Compulsory Courses 19 25
Professional Courses 51 36
Foundation Courses 24 30
Content Courses 26 24-33
Teaching Practice 15 12
Total Credit Hours: 135 127-136
Eligibility criteria for BEd (Hons)
FA/F.Sc / A level or equivalent qualification with minimum 2nd division (45 percent marks)
Career & Scope For BEd Degree Holders in Pakistan & Abroad
A professional and trained teacher with BEd degree has number of avenues, in which he can engage for example, he can avail following employment opportunities
Subject specialist in government schools,
Private school teacher.
Private academy teacher
Special education teacher
Self employed as owner of private school or coaching center
Simple BEd degree holders should go for MEd. MA Education is also a recommended further study option for you. You may also get master degree in your concerned field. 4 years BEd honors degree holders should go for MS/MPhil and PhD. We are going to publish on career and scope of all degrees and diplomas offered by Pakistani and international universities and colleges,so stay in touch with arqumhouse.edu.pk and its facebook page for best career advice.