Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education is designed to foster a scholarly and professional approach to university teaching, assessment and curriculum design. The PGDHE will provide lecturers with the opportunity to gain an accredited qualification that is comparable to those offered at top universities globally. It will contribute to enhancing the quality of teaching and learning in the university.
The fundamental mission of Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education program is to educate and train higher caliber, technology literate Higher Education Professionals with ethical values who are equipped with up-to-date higher education information and who have the ability to make decisions and put them into action. The Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education Program was developed to equip the students with Education Practice techniques both in theory, application and information technology skills applied in Tertiary Education sector.
Students graduating from the Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education had the ability to transform the theoretical knowledge obtained throughout their studies into practice, through learning how to utilize rapidly developing information technologies widely used by the Tertiary Education sector. Our students can easily find jobs in Public and Private Institutions of Learning. Students are taught both Higher Education theory and practical skills in a supportive and challenging environment. The program is committed to enhance and encourage the critical thinking skills, communication, computer and organization skills. Students are encouraged to pursue academic excellence, professional growth and high ethical standards.
The objectives of the program are to instill knowledge and values through generic Higher Education competencies such as Pedagogy, Curriculum Development, Assessment, Moderation and Evaluation in Higher Education, E-learning, Planning and Material Development and Africanisation and internationalization of Higher Education, as well as generic technical competencies.