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he purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as a School Manager - SAQA ID 101 258, NQF 6 - 285 Credits. 

A School Manager leads, plans, develops and manages developed systems for effective and efficient delivery of quality education by ensuring the implementation and support of a values-driven ethos for quality teaching and learning.

A qualified learner will be able to:

  • Lead and manage teaching and learning in a school.
  • Plan and manage the resources of the school.
  • Establish, lead and manage the relationship between and the impact of the internal and external community for the development of the school.
  • Develop self and others through life-long learning to deliver quality teaching and learning.

    The Occupational Certificate: School Principal (School Manager) has been designed to develop the much needed applied competencies (knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and practices) which give effect to the Standards for Principalship. A qualification that will focus on developing principals and to assess enrolled learners in real contexts is vital to ensuring that they acquire real skills and capabilities to lead and sustain the major changes required in schools. There have been many changes introduced to schools including curriculum and Information and Communications Technology (ICT), all of these have targeted educators and not management. In the South African context, there are far too many schools that are not meeting even the minimum requirements for learner attainment. There is growing evidence of school dysfunctionality which requires improved management and leadership as important for school reform. South Africa needs highly qualified principals who can create not only an environment for effective teaching and learning, but also who can promote the school in the community as an institution of learning excellence.

    Most existing school management and education development programmes are workshops, short courses, or qualifications based on academic achievement with very little opportunity for practice and almost no on-site learning. This qualification will provide an opportunity for learners to acquire work-based learning and enhanced professionalism. The latter is vital for school management and leadership resulting in improved teaching and learning to meet the current learning challenges in the ever-changing environment.

    The scope of this qualification is intended for current and aspiring principals. It also seeks to increase qualifying learners with employment prospects within the education sector at school, district, provincial and national levels.

    This qualification was developed with the full participation of major stakeholders; Department of Basic Education (DBE) (National and Provincial), Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), Independent Schools, Unions, South African Council for Educators (SACE), South African Principals Association (SAPA), and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs).

    Education is an essential component of economic development in the world and career success in a global society and depends on a relevant education. Therefore quality education and training is required for school principals to, firstly, close the gap between learners from diverse backgrounds and secondly, to empower learners who will play a meaningful and productive role in the ever-changing and demanding national and global society. 


    Programme Purpose:

    The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as an Adult Literacy Teacher.An Adult Literacy Teacher plans, organises and implements a well-structured programme or a series of learning events; facilitates a learning programme;  designs, produces and/or adapts learning materials and additional learning resources (LTSM); produces, implements and evaluates assessment instruments, and profiles learners. The ALT performs all these activities for adult learners at Level 1. The Adult Literacy Teacher may work as an assistant to the Adult Education  Teacher. A qualified learner will be able to:Profile adult learners. Plan,  structure, implement and evaluate a learning programme for adult learners.Plan, implement and evaluate assessment for adult learners.

    Minimum Admission Requirements : An NQF Level 4 Qualification with Communication.

    Duration :  18 months full-time / 24 months part-time



    Horizontal Articulation:

    • Certificate: Education, Level 5, SAQA ID 61972.

    Vertical Articulation:

    • Advanced Certificate: Education, Level 6, SAQA ID 20473. 


    This qualification has been internationally benchmarked by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) against international countries such as Canada, United Kingdom, New Zealand and Botswana.


    Registration at GEU complies of the following:

    1. GEU Application Form
    2. Certified Copy of ID
    3. Certified Copy of Highest Qualification
    4. Proof of Payment

    CASH PRICE = R 36,000         TERMS PRICE = R 39,000, Deposit R 9,000 and 24 x R1,250 monthly instalments



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    This qualification is made up of the following compulsory Knowledge and Practical Skill Modules:
    Knowledge Modules:
    • 134501001-KM-01, Introduction to education leadership, management and administration in a changing education landscape, Level 7, 8 Credits.
    • 134501001-KM-02, Curriculum management and adaptation for holistic development of learners, Level 6, 12 Credits.
    • 134501001-KM-03, Human resources development, empowerment and support of all school communities, Level 6, 10 Credits.
    • 134501001-KM-04, Financial and Asset Management, Level 5, 15 Credits.
    • 134501001-KM-05, Institutional management and administration, Level 5, 8 Credits.
      Total number of credits for Knowledge Modules: 53.

      Practical Skill Modules:
    • 134501001-PM-01, Lead and manage the development of a school strategic plan, Level 7, 12 Credits.
    • 134501001-PM-02, Lead and manage teaching and learning, Level 6, 20 Credits.
    • 134501001-PM-03, Manage and use data to improve learner achievements, Level 5, 6 Credits.
    • 134501001-PM-04, Lead and manage continuous improvement of curriculum delivery, Level 6, 12 Credits.
    • 134501001-PM-05, Lead and manage the financial management processes in the school, Level 6, 15 Credits.
    • 134501001-PM-06, Control and maintain the use of school assets, Level 6, 8 Credits.
    • 134501001-PM-07, Manage and develop human resources in the school, Level 6, 15 Credits.
    • 134501001-PM-08, Establish effective stakeholder engagement systems and practices, Level 6, 8 Credits.
      Total number of credits for Practical Skill Modules: 96.

      This qualification also requires the following Work Experience Modules:
    • 134501001-WM-01, Strategic planning processes and procedures, Level 7, 20 Credits.
    • 134501001-WM-02, Processes and procedures for effective curriculum delivery, Level 6, 40 Credits.
    • 134501001-WM-03, Financial management processes and procedures, Level 6, 30 Credits.
    • 134501001-WM-04, Supply chain management processes and procedures, Level 5, 8 Credits.
    • 134501001-WM-05, Asset management processes and procedures, Level 5, 8 Credits.
    • 134501001-WM-06, Human resources development and management processes and procedures, Level 5, 20 Credits.
    • 134501001-WM-07, Processes and procedures for stakeholder engagement, Level 5, 10 Credits.
      Total number of credits for Work Experience Modules: 136. 
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