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This module will introduce students to group dynamics and the use of group counselling in the practice of Guidance and Counselling. Students will have the opportunity to deepen their understanding of group processes and develop their group facilitation skills, especially skills in leading a group. In addition learners will develop their student assessment and interpretation skills in order to meaningfully plan, guide and support students through their challenges. It is envisaged that learners will be helped to develop their own career guidance information need.

Programme Fee

Awarding Body: 

This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the Africa Open Learning Platform. 

Endorsement & Recognition: 

This programme is recognized and endorsed by the Seychelles Qualifications Authority (SQA), established under the Seychelles Qualifications Authority Act of 2005. 

Entry Requirements: 
Entry Requirements - No 
Age Experience - 19 Years Above 
Language Proficiency - Yes 
Numeracy Proficiency - No 
Pre-requisites - No
  1. What is Group Counselling?
  2. Group Leadership
  3. Ethical and Professional Issues in Group Practice
  4. The Early Stages in the Development of a Group
  5. Later Stages in the Development of the Group
  6. Theoretical Approaches
  7. Comparisons, Contrasts, and Integration
  8. Practice of Group Counselling

Coursework 1 - 40%
Coursework 2 - 20%
Report - 40%

Credit Transfer: 
Upon successful completion of this Micro-credential certification in Group Counselling (BEd), students will be able to transfer grades and credits into the following programme(s):
  1. Bachelor of Education (Honours)
Continuing Education: 
Upon successful completion of this Bachelor of Education (Honours) programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):
  1. Master of Education by Research
  2. Master of Education by Coursework
Career Opportunities: 

School leavers who want to get a head start before joining an academic programme or a working adults who want to upskill or learn a specific skill; work with rapidly changing technology; and/or acquire specialised skills sought after by employers.