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When students obtain a high school diploma and embark on a field of study, they often turn to preparatory programs to begin their education. These programs provide basic core courses and introduce the students’ field. Preparatory programs generally a year or less.

What are preparatory programs in education? These programs are designed to introduce scholars to the knowledge and skills they will need to be the world’s future educators. Programs may include basic courses in writing, communication, psychology and public speaking, as well as general survey courses in the areas of history, science, mathematics and literature. Preparatory education courses are likely to involve topics such as classroom management, lesson planning, student development and learning theory.

These programs begin to prepare future professionals by teaching them time-management skills, which will come in handy when they are balancing the many demands of their first teaching job. Students can learn how to recognize different learning styles for more effective instruction and to give great presentations, which will not only help them get jobs in education, but also excel at them.

When budgeting for the next step in their education, interested individuals are advised to compare costs of schools they are considering, as costs vary greatly both by country and university. The financial aid department of one’s chosen university may be able to offer guidance or help.

While many education majors pursue teaching careers, there are many jobs for which education courses prepare them. Those who study education often find that their passion to see others succeed makes them well-suited for careers in counseling, such as guidance counselor, career advisor and school psychologist. Many seek jobs in administration, becoming principals, admissions counselors or recruiters. They may also use their teaching skills as education consultants or curriculum directors.

Interested individuals can prepare for the education field at many universities worldwide or through a wide selection of online programs. Search for your program and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Cambridge Centre for Sixth-Form Studies

The Pre-Programme at CCSS is the perfect all round preparation for academic study, as well as being a great introduction to life at an independent sixth-form college in t ... [+]

The Pre-Programme at CCSS is the perfect all round preparation for academic study, as well as being a great introduction to life at an independent sixth-form college in the UK.

Ideal for students aged 14-17, each Pre-Programme gives the student a personalised learning experience. A blend of expert English Language teaching and the very best introduction to subject lessons, sports activities and cultural excursions creates a rewarding English learning experience.

The Pre-Programme at CCSS is offered as a full one-year course and we can offer short courses for two terms, for one term and for half a term. All Pre-Programme Courses can lead to further full-time study at CCSS.

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United Kingdom Cambridge
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
Texas Tech University in the Hill Country

Texas Tech University's Superintendent Professional Certification Preparation Program is designed for working teachers and principals interested in pursuing careers as sc ... [+]

Superintendent Professional Certification Preparation Program

Texas Tech University's Superintendent Professional Certification Preparation Program is designed for working teachers and principals interested in pursuing careers as school district Superintendents in Texas.

Program Overview 15 credit hours Coursework is completed using a variety of instructional methods. Cohort students follow a predetermined schedule of courses. Course rotation varies by cohort. New cohorts begin in the first summer session. Professional school superintendent certification also requires a satisfactory score on SBEC's TExES examination for school superintendents, a valid Texas teacher certificate, a valid Texas Principal Certificate and two years of teaching experience. Semester-based courses align with the Academic Calendar of Texas Tech University. Application Process ... [-]
USA Fredericksburg Marble Falls
September 2019
Full-time
15 hours
Campus