FULL – TIME STUDIES

David Livingstone College of Education (DALICE) is a Grant Aided Institution that belongs to the Council of Churches in Zambia (CCZ). The College offers Junior Secondary School Teaching (Secondary Diploma  – 3 Years).

Target Group

The program targets Grade 12 school leavers who will meet the admission criteria and are able to sponsor themselves.

Admission Criteria

To be admitted to the program, an applicant is required to have fulfilled the following conditions;

  1. He/she must have obtained 5 ‘O’ levels including English Language.
  2. Of the 5 ‘O’ levels at least 2 must be merits or better in teaching subject(s).

Duration

Since this is a full time program in which students will have a maximum of 6 hours of study time per day, the program duration will be three years.

Mode of Delivery

  • The program is delivered through full-time study within the existing college administrative structures and organization.
  • Six contact hours per day from 08:00 hours to 16:00 hours, Five days a week which totals to 30 hours per week.
  • Students are required to participate in classroom activities in local schools in year two and three. School attachment will be followed by school attachment reports and two – three weeks of supervised peer teaching in subject areas.

Course Structure

To pursue the secondary teachers diploma program an applicant is required to study the following categories of subjects:

 
  • Compulsory Subjects: Theory and Practice of Education, History and Philosophy of Education, Sociology of Education, Educational Psychology and ICT for Classroom Practices with permissible combination of any 2 of the following from the table
  • Undertake one full school term of teaching experience in relevant teaching subjects in year two and three

 

SUBJECT COMBINATIONS

S/NSUBJECTS
1MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION
2MATHEMATICS AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
3MATHEMATICS AND ZAMBIAN LANGUAGES
4MATHEMATICS AND SOCIAL STUDIES
5PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SOCIAL STUDIES
6PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND FRENCH
7PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND ENGLISH
8RELIGIOUS STUDIES AND SOCIAL STUDIES
9ENGLISH AND ZAMBIAN LANGUAGES
10ENGLISH AND SOCIAL STUDIES
11ENGLISH AND FRENCH
12FRENCH AND SOCIAL STUDIES
13ZAMBIAN LANGUAGES AND SOCIAL STUDIES
14AGRICULTURE SCIENCE
15BUSINESS STUDIES
16EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION