AWARD COURSES 2018
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following Part-Time programmes scheduled to start in January 2018:
1. POST GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (PGCE)
(For practising Secondary School Educators)
Main Fields of Study:
(i) Business Education
(Economics, Accounting, Business Studies, Travel &
Tourism)
(ii) Mathematics
(iii) Home Economics
(Design & Textiles, Food Studies)
(iv) Visual Arts
(v) Social Sciences
(History, Geography, Sociology)
(vi) French
(vii) English (viii) Computer Education
(ix) Science with Physics or Chemistry or
Biology
(x) Dance (Oriental)*
(xi) Music (Oriental: Vocal or Instrumental)* (xii) Physical Education
Asian/ Arabic Languages:
(xiii) Asian Language (Hindi, Marathi, Modern Chinese, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu)*
(xiv) Arabic
(xv) Islamic Studies*
*In collaboration with Mahatma Gandhi Institute
Minimum Admission Requirement: A degree relevant to the Main Field of Study offered.
Duration of Course: Two Years (4 Semesters)
Registration Fee: A fee of Rs 3500/- is payable at the beginning of each year (excluding library and union fees).

2. EDUCATOR’S LICENCE (Blended Mode)
Main Fields of Study:
(i) Business Education
(Economics, Accounting, Business Studies, Travel &
Tourism)
(ii) Mathematics
(iii) Home Economics
(Design & Textiles, Food Studies)
(iv) French
(v) Social Sciences
(History, Geography, Sociology)
(vi) Computer Education
(vii) English (viii) Dance (Oriental)*
(ix) Science with Physics or Chemistry or
Biology
(x) Physical Education
(xi) Music (Oriental: Vocal or Instrumental)*
Asian/ Arabic Languages:
(xii) Asian Language (Hindi, Marathi, Modern Chinese, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu)*
(xiii) Arabic
(xiv) Islamic Studies*
*In collaboration with Mahatma Gandhi Institute
Minimum Admission Requirements:
(i) A Cambridge School Certificate with Credit in at least five subjects including English Language obtained at not more than two sittings or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the MIE;
(ii) A Cambridge Higher School Certificate or General Certificate of Education ‘Advanced level’ obtained at one sitting with 3 subjects at ‘A’ level and 1 subject at subsidiary level; or 2 subjects at ‘A’ level and 2 subjects at subsidiary level; or 3 subjects at ‘A’ level at the London General Certificate Examination
(iii) A relevant degree from a recognized university in the required discipline; and
(iv) Personal and easy access to computer and internet facilities given that the course is run on a blended mode. Duration of Course: One Semester on a Part-Time basis
Course Fee: A total fee of Rs 7000/- for the whole course is payable at the beginning of the semester.

3. EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION – TEACHER’S CERTIFICATE
(For practising Pre-Primary Educators)
Minimum Admission Requirements:
(i) Five passes at SC/GCE ‘O’ level including English Language or acceptable alternative qualifications/ relevant experience.
(ii) At least 1 year of proven practice in a registered early childhood setting.
Duration of Course: 2 Years (4 semesters)
Registration Fee: A fee of Rs 1000/- is payable at the beginning of each year (excluding library and union fees).
Note:
Applicants should have adequate access to an early childhood setting throughout the duration of the programme.

4. TEACHER’S CERTIFICATE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
(For practising Pre-Primary Educators)
Minimum Admission Requirements:
(i) Certificate of Proficiency in Early Childhood Education from MIE or acceptable alternative qualifications.
Note:
Applicants should have adequate access to an early childhood setting throughout the
duration of the programme.
Duration of Course: One Year (2 semesters)
Registration Fee: A fee of Rs 1000/- is payable at the beginning of the year

FOR CANDIDATES OPERATING IN MAURITIUS AND RODRIGUES
5. POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
(For practising Secondary School Educators)
Minimum Admission Requirements:
(i) A Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
Or
A first degree and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
(ii) A minimum of two years post-degree experience as Educator.
Duration of Course: Two Years (4 Semesters)
Registration Fee: A fee of Rs 31,000/- for the whole course payable in two equal instalments at the beginning of each academic year (excluding Library and Union fees).

6. CERTIFICATE IN SPECIAL EDUCATION
(For Educators or Assistant Educators working in Special Needs schools)
Minimum Admission Requirements:
(i) Five passes at SC/GCE ‘O’ level including English Languageor acceptable alternative qualifications/ relevant experience.
Duration of Course: 2 Years (4 semesters)
Registration Fee: A fee of Rs 1000/- is payable at the beginning of each year
(excluding Library and Union fees).
Note:
(1) Applicants should have adequate access to a SEN setting throughout the duration of the programme.
(2) Classes are run twice weekly. Candidates should ensure that they will be released for attending classes at the MIE on at least one full day during the week.

7. PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE IN SPECIAL EDUCATION
(For Educators or Assistant Educators working in Special Needs schools)
Minimum Admission Requirement:
Candidates are required to:
– have studied up to Form 3 and have at least 3 years of proven practice/ experiencein SEN sector
Or
– have completed a Foundation Course in Special Education and/or hold a certificate RPL (SEN) Level 2
Note:
Applicants should have adequate access to a SEN setting throughout the duration of the programme.
Duration of Course: 2 Years (4 semesters)
Registration Fee: A total fee of Rs 1,000/- is payable at the beginning of each year (excluding Library and Union fees).

NON-AWARD COURSE
1. FOUNDATION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION
(For candidates working in Secondary schools)
Entry Requirement:
Applicants should be Educators, support personnel or cadres working with children with disabilities and/or Special Education Needs.
Duration of Course: 45 hours over 1 year (during school holidays)
Registration Fee: A total fee of Rs 500/- is payable at the time of registration.

General Notes:
(a) Online Applications should bear all relevant details as per the stipulated entry requirements since selection will be based solely on information provided online.
(b) A School Certificate ‘pass’ in English Language together with a ‘credit’ in English Literature or a Higher School Certificate ‘pass’ in General Paper may be considered as an acceptable alternative to a School Certificate ‘credit’ in English Language.
(c) Qualifications obtained after the closing date will not be considered.
(d) The best qualified candidates will be selected.
(e) Seniority will be the determining criterion for in-service courses. As such, in-service educators have to prove their experience through testimonial(s) at the time of registration.
(f) The Post Graduate Certificate in Education and the Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management programmes will be accredited for future access to a Master’s programme.
(g) The onus for the submission of equivalence of qualification (if applicable) from relevant authorities in Mauritius (TEC or MQA) rests on the candidate.
(h) Courses will be run subject to satisfactory response in the respective programmes.
(i) Candidates are required to follow only one course at a time at the MIE.
(j) Only successful applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications.
(k) The MIE reserves the right not to run any of the above-mentioned courses nor will it assign any reason thereof.

Applications must be made online through the MIE website: http://apply.mie.mu. Once the application is completed, an Online Declaration Form has to be completed, printed and signed while accepting the Terms and Conditions stipulated for the programme. The form should reach the Office of the Registrar, MIE, Réduit, by Friday 24 November 2017 at 3.00 pm at latest.

Applicants who do not have Internet facilities or are unable to apply online should call in person at the MIE, 1st Floor,Teacher Education Section,during weekdays between 09 00 to noon and13 00 to 15 00. Facilities will be provided against payment of a nominal fee of Rs 200/- per application.
Application not received as above will not be considered.
The course applied for should be clearly indicated at the top left-hand corner of the envelope.

31 October 2017