BEd in Primary Education
School of Education & Social Sciences

BEd in Primary Education

BEd in Primary Education
School of Education & Social Sciences

BEd in Primary Education

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Duration4 years (full time)

Fees
€8,040 per year

LanguageGreek

CampusLimassol

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Qualification Awarded BEd in Primary Education 
Level Of Qualification Bachelor of Education (Teacher's Diploma)
Offered by Department of Education
Mode of Study Full Time or Part Time

The 4-year program focuses on essential academic, pedagogical, and methodological background, as well as developing desirable skills and attitudes to practice the profession of educator in a continuously changing and evolving world.

The Program constitutes a balance between the academic and the practical directions. It prepares its graduates for direct employment as educators in Primary education and lays the foundation for graduate studies in the field of Education.

The language of instruction is Greek.

  1. Understand and apply the basic principles and practices of pedagogical science.
  2. Be able to design and implement the appropriate learning environments in order to promote effective learning for all pupils.
  3. Be able to apply differentiation in designing and delivering lessons according to pupils’ academic level, learning needs and interests.
  4. Design and apply the appropriate formal and informal evaluation procedures and use evaluation results in lesson planning.
  5. Understand and be able to use multiple methods and modes of instruction in order to improve students’ written and oral proficiency and enhance students’ problem solving capacities.
  6. Be able to continually self-evaluate their decisions about learning, instruction and evaluation and continually be on the lookout for professional development opportunities.
  7. Internalize feelings of moral obligation towards pupils and society with regard to providing quality learning opportunities in schools.
  8. Be able to cultivate and sustain productive relationships with colleagues and community members in order to better support everyday learning and instruction
  9. Appreciate and respect differentiation and multiculturalism in society and education.
  10. Be able to effectively incorporate technology in designing effective learning experiences for pupils.
The graduates of the program possess all the necessary knowledge and skills required for the design and delivery of effective instruction to different student profiles.
The graduates also fulfill all necessary governmental requirements for employment in public primary education schools.

The graduates of the Program can also be employed as educators in private primary schools.
Specific Admission Requirements
There are no specific admission requirements for this Program. Candidates can be admitted to the Program only if they satisfy the general admission requirements of the University.

Recognition of Prior Learning
There are no specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning for this Program. Candidates can be granted transfer credits according to the general arrangements for recognition of prior learning of the University.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
There are no specific examination regulations, assessment and grading methods employed by this Program. The examination regulations, assessment methods and grading system for this Program are the same as the relevant general university regulations.

Graduation Requirements
Students are eligible for graduation after successfully completing 240 ECTS credits in the courses listed in the Program Structure.
Furthermore, a student can graduate only if their CGPA is greater or equal to 5.00 out of 10.00. Graduating students with a CGPA less than 5.00 might have to take extra courses or repeat a number of courses in order to improve their grades.

Access to Further Studies
Program graduates can pursue postgraduate studies in education or relevant social sciences both in Cyprus and abroad.
Module Group
ECTS

The student must successfully complete 208 ECTS, from the following list of modules:

No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1PEART101ART I IN PRIMARY EDUCATION52
2PEART301ART II - TEACHING ART IN PRIMARY EDUCATION63
3PEEDL400EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND LEADERSHIP IN PRIMARY EDUCATION63
4PEEDE400EDUCATIONAL EVALUATION IN PRIMARY EDUCATION63
5PEENG101ENGLISH I52
6PEENG102ENGLISH II52
7PEENV100ISSUES OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT52
8PEENV202EDUCATION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN PRIMARY EDUCATION53
9PEGRK101MODERN GREEK LANGUAGE I53
10PEGRK102MODERN GREEK LANGUAGE II53
11PEGRK300TEACHING GREEK LANGUAGE IN PRIMARY EDUCATION63
12PEHED200HEALTH EDUCATION IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS53
13PEICE400INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION63
14PEISP100INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF PEDAGOGY53
15PELIT200LITERARY ANALYSIS53
16PEMAT100BASIC MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS IN PRIMARY EDUCATION I53
17PEMAT200BASIC MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS IN PRIMARY EDUCATION II52
18PEMAT300TEACHING MATHEMATICS IN PRIMARY SCHOOL63
19PEMED400MUSEUM EDUCATION IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS63
20PEMUS300TEACHING OF MUSIC IN PRIMARY EDUCATION63
21PEPED101PHYSICAL EDUCATION I IN PRIMARY SCHOOL52
22PEPED301PHYSICAL EDUCATION II - TEACHING OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN PRIMARY EDUCATION63
23PEPSY200DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY53
24PEPSY400PEDAGOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY63
25PESCI100BASIC CONCEPTS TO SCIENCE EDUCATION53
26PESCI300TEACHING OF NATURAL SCIENCES IN PRIMARY EDUCATION63
27PERPE300ROBOTICS AND PROGRAMMING IN EDUCATION63
28PERSE300RESEARCH METHODS IN EDUCATION AND STATISTICS63
29PESED400LEARNING DIFFICULTIES IN PRIMARY EDUCATION63
30PESEP100SCHOOL EXPERIENCE I53
31PESEP200SCHOOL EXPERIENCE II53
32PESEP300SCHOOL EXPERIENCE III63
33PESEP400SCHOOL EXPERIENCE IV126
34PESTE200SCHOOL EFFECTIVENESS AND EEFECTIVE TEACHING53
35PETEC200EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY52
36PETLC300TEACHING CHILDREN’S LITERATURE IN PRIMARY EDUCATION63
37PEGRK200GREEK AS A 2ND/FOREIGN LANGUAGE IN PRIMARY EDUCATION52

The student must successfully complete 12 ECTS, from the following list of modules:

No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1PEELE120ADAPTIVE MOVEMENT EDUCATION63
2PEELE121OUTDOOR EDUCATION63
3PEELE122WEB-BASED EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE63
4PEELE123VISUAL EXPRESSION AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES: THEORIES AND PRACTICAL APPLICATION IN EDUCATION63
5PEELE124TEACHERS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS63
6PEELE125TEACHING OF HISTORY IN PRIMARY EDUCATION63
7PEELE126DISSERTATION I63
8PEELE127DISSERTATION II63
9PEELE128RECENT ISSUES IN SPECIAL EDUCATION63
10PEELE129THEATRE IN EDUCATION63
11PEELE130TEACHING OF ENGLISH IN PRIMARY EDUCATION63
12PEELE131SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION63
13PEELE132STUDY AND PROMOTION OF READING63
14PEELE133ANALYSIS OF CLASSROOM INTERACTION63

The student must successfully complete 10 ECTS, from the following list of modules:

No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1PEGED120LEARNING STRATEGIES AND METACOGNITION52
2PEGED121GREEK-CYPRIOT DIASPORA. IDENTITIES AND DATA52
3PEGED122INTRODUCTION TO THE ART OF THEATRE52
4PEGED123TOPICS OF HEALTH52
5PEGED124PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND ALTERNATIVE WAYS OF EXERCISE52
6PEGED125WEB TOOLS52
7PEGED126VISUAL COMMUNICATION IN THE CONTEMPORARY ERA52
8PEGED127GENDER AND GENDER EQUALITY52
9PEGED128LITERATURE AND CINEMA52
10PEGED129FIRST AID FOR PRIMARY EDUCATION53
11PEGED130CREATIVE WRITING53
The student must successfully complete 10 ECTS from courses that can be considered as free electives. A free elective is considered any course offered by another Department for which the student is eligible to register
Total
240
Semesters
ECTS
No.CodeNameECTS
1PEENG101ENGLISH I5
2PEENV100ISSUES OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT5
3PEGRK101MODERN GREEK LANGUAGE I5
4PEISP100INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF PEDAGOGY5
5PESEP100SCHOOL EXPERIENCE I5
6GENERAL ELECTIVE5
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1PEART101ART I IN PRIMARY EDUCATION5
2PEENG102ENGLISH II5
3PEGRK102MODERN GREEK LANGUAGE II5
4PEMAT100BASIC MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS IN PRIMARY EDUCATION I5
5PEPED101PHYSICAL EDUCATION I IN PRIMARY SCHOOL5
6PESCI100BASIC CONCEPTS TO SCIENCE EDUCATION5
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1PEGRK200GREEK AS A 2ND/FOREIGN LANGUAGE IN PRIMARY EDUCATION5
2PELIT200LITERARY ANALYSIS5
3PEMAT200BASIC MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS IN PRIMARY EDUCATION II5
4PEPSY200DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY5
5PESTE200SCHOOL EFFECTIVENESS AND EEFECTIVE TEACHING5
6FREE ELECTIVE5
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1PEENV202EDUCATION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN PRIMARY EDUCATION5
2PEHED200HEALTH EDUCATION IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS5
3PESEP200SCHOOL EXPERIENCE II5
4PETEC200EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY5
5GENERAL ELECTIVE5
6FREE ELECTIVE5
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1PEART301ART II - TEACHING ART IN PRIMARY EDUCATION6
2PEGRK300TEACHING GREEK LANGUAGE IN PRIMARY EDUCATION6
3PERPE300ROBOTICS AND PROGRAMMING IN EDUCATION6
4PESCI300TEACHING OF NATURAL SCIENCES IN PRIMARY EDUCATION6
5PESEP300SCHOOL EXPERIENCE III6
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1PEMAT300TEACHING MATHEMATICS IN PRIMARY SCHOOL6
2PEMUS300TEACHING OF MUSIC IN PRIMARY EDUCATION6
3PEPED301PHYSICAL EDUCATION II - TEACHING OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN PRIMARY EDUCATION6
4PERSE300RESEARCH METHODS IN EDUCATION AND STATISTICS6
5PETLC300TEACHING CHILDREN’S LITERATURE IN PRIMARY EDUCATION6
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1PEEDL400EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION AND LEADERSHIP IN PRIMARY EDUCATION6
2PEICE400INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION6
3PEMED400MUSEUM EDUCATION IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS6
4PEPSY400PEDAGOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY6
5EDUCATION ELECTIVE6
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1PEEDE400EDUCATIONAL EVALUATION IN PRIMARY EDUCATION6
2PESED400LEARNING DIFFICULTIES IN PRIMARY EDUCATION6
3PESEP400SCHOOL EXPERIENCE IV12
4EDUCATION ELECTIVE6
TOTAL30


 

 
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The delivery of the program of study is supported by the following members of staff:

RankName
ProfessorDr. Loucia Demetriou
ProfessorProf. Areti Panaoura
Professor - Programme Coordinator Dr. Victoria Pavlou
Associate ProfessorDr. Nicoletta Christodoulou
Associate ProfessorDr. Andri Constantinou
Associate ProfessorDr. Nikleia Eteokleous
Associate ProfessorDr. Chrysanthi Kadji Beltran
Associate ProfessorDr. Katerina Karatasou
Associate ProfessorDr. Andreas Panayiotou
Assistant ProfessorDr. Garifallos Anagnostou
Assistant ProfessorDr. Maria Christodoulidou
Assistant ProfessorDr. Panos Constantinides
Assistant ProfessorDr. Stylianos Erodotou
Assistant ProfessorDr. Nataly Loizidou Ieridou
Assistant ProfessorDr. Olga Lyra
Visiting Lecturer/Collaborating Acad. StaffDr. Georgina Athanasiou
Special Teaching StaffMr. Demetrios Demetriou
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