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The course provides theoretical frameworks, underlying principles, concepts, scope, goals, teaching strategies and a multitude of practical ideas and activities related to early childhood social studies and its integration with other curriculum areas. Students will examine and engage in activities that offer children experiences and study of the political, economic, cultural, and environmental aspects of societies in the past, present, and future. Students will appreciate how carefully designed experiences in a planned learning environment can prompt young children to make discoveries about themselves, others and the world they live in. Emotional and social learning as well as character education are nurtured through social studies. Students will also examine theories and research in the areas of social and emotional development as well as character education.

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. Social Studies in Early Childhood
  2. The Social Studies Curriculum
  3. Linking social studies to other curriculum areas

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

Credit Transfer: 
Upon successful completion of this Micro-credential certification in Socio-emotional Learning, Character Education & Social Studies in Early Childhood (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.