Bachelor of English Education is a Four Years course offered by Far-Western University. The course is designed to prepare teachers of English and those planning careers in related fields such as publishing, instructional materials and curriculum development, and educational research. Students develop a wide range of classroom strategies specific to the age of the learners, the educational environment, and the subject matter.
The English Education program prepares prospective teachers for the challenges of teaching students from a broad range of cultural backgrounds in such diverse educational settings as traditional high and middle schools, vocational-technical centers, alternative and magnet schools and tech-prep programs.
General objectives of this Bachelor of English Education course are to:
- develop communicative competence in order to successfully participate in the academic discourse;
- make students critical readers;
- expose students to the varieties of reading texts from different disciplines ;
- help students develop critical thinking skills;
- expose them to the wealth of academic vocabulary in context;
- help students develop strategies of communication in speaking and writing.
The candidates seeking application must have completed 10+2 with 'D+' Grade or equivalent from a recognized board.
The English Education program prepares college students to teach in high school, as well as in vocational-technical centers, alternative and magnet schools, tech-prep programs and other non-traditional educational settings. With additional study, English Education students may also teach in post-secondary schools.