Teaching Diploma

The purpose of the Teaching Diploma program is to prepare school teachers.

The program is designed to cater to both the freshly-out-of- school, inexperienced graduate and the teacher who has already had some experience but who lacks scientific preparation.

The course material will cover the various aspects of teaching, regardless of the subject matter. Such aspects include general educational theories of acquisition, basic educational psychology, discipline and management in the classroom, testing and evaluating, and the different methods of the teaching-learning process.

Admission Requirements
To qualify for admission, a candidate must either be working towards a BA/BS degree, or hold a recognized BA/BS degree in the following: English, Mathematics, Biology, and Physical Education. All candidates must pass EET with a minimum score of 500.

The Government of Lebanon recognizes the Teaching Diploma as equivalent to the "License d'Enseignement" if the student holds the Lebanese Baccalaureate Part II and has successfully passed the number of credits required for the Diploma over and above the total number of credits required for the BA / BS degree.

Graduation Requirements
In order to obtain the Teaching Diploma, students must successfully pass 21 credits with a GPA of 2.0/4.0 or above in the following courses:
EDU 201 Introduction to Education
EDU 313 Psychology of Education: Learning
And in 5 of the following courses:
EDU 343 Classroom Management
EDU 330 or 331 or 332 or 333 Curriculum Development and Evaluation
EDU 350 or 351 or 352 or 353 or 354 or 355 or 356 or 357 Methods of Teaching
EDU 430 or 431 or 432 or 433 or 434 or 438 Tests, Measurement and Evaluation
EDU  460 or 461 or 462 or 463 or 464 or 465 or 466 or 468 Teaching Practicum I
EDU 470 or 471 or 472 or 473 or 474 or 475 or 476 or 477 or 478 Teaching Practicum II
In addition, depending on their original Bachelor’s degree, English, Mathematics, Life Science, Physical Education , Chemistry, Physics, and Information Technology students must select an additional set of 3 courses suited to their discipline. NDU students may elect to begin their Teaching Diploma parallel to their degree program.