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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 wi… Read more

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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NOVA University Lisbon
Lisbon, Portugal

SUPERNOVA is aimed at students who have recently finished high school and plan to apply to Higher Education in Portugal. The programme will assist students from different coun ... +

SUPERNOVA is aimed at students who have recently finished high school and plan to apply to Higher Education in Portugal. The programme will assist students from different countries in adapting to the European education system, developing language and academic skills at an appropriate level for successful progression to an undergraduate course at one of the best and most reputable young universities in the world, NOVA University Lisbon. Students are guaranteed progression to the first year of a relevant degree at Nova University Lisbon, provided the progression criteria are met. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English, Portuguese
Feb 2022
Campus
Online
 
Università per Stranieri di Siena
Siena, Italy

Having reached its fourth edition, the University for Foreigners of Siena has launched a one-year preparatory educational program named “Foundation Year” as recommended by the ... +

Having reached its fourth edition, the University for Foreigners of Siena has launched a one-year preparatory educational program named “Foundation Year” as recommended by the General Directorate for Higher Education Inclusion and Right to Study of the Italian Ministry for Universities and Research. Such a preparatory course aims at representing an ideal bridge in order to facilitate students with different educational backgrounds who wish to enroll in Italian Universities and Academies. The Foundation Year aims at offering students a solid preparation in Linguistics, Pedagogy, Philology and Literature, History, and Art Studies. Taking into consideration learners’ prospective studies, specific study programs based on macro-disciplinary contents might be additionally planned and implemented. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
Italian
Campus
 
Northern (Arctic) Federal University
Arkhangelsk, Russia

The Northern Arctic Federal University is glad to offer foreign students who are seeking to study at a Russian university, but in need of additional training to improve their ... +

The Northern Arctic Federal University is glad to offer foreign students who are seeking to study at a Russian university, but in need of additional training to improve their Russian language skills, a one-year foundation program at NArFU Preparatory Department! -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
01 Sep 2022
01 Aug 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 

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Paris College of Art
Paris, France

Foundation, the first year of our four-year degree program, is built on the philosophy that there are fundamental approaches, skills, and knowledge to be learned that are comm ... +

Foundation, the first year of our four-year degree program, is built on the philosophy that there are fundamental approaches, skills, and knowledge to be learned that are common to all creative disciplines. We encourage students to have a cross-disciplinary foundation attitude: to take risks, suspend disbelief and generally be open to new experiences and ways of looking at the world. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
University of Hertfordshire
Hatfield, United Kingdom

The School of Education are committed to transforming lives through education and have strong links to hundreds of organisations, including nursery, primary and secondary scho ... +

The School of Education are committed to transforming lives through education and have strong links to hundreds of organisations, including nursery, primary and secondary schools, giving students plenty of opportunities to gain practical experience and tackle professional challenges head-on. As a result, graduates go on to successful careers and have a huge impact on the lives of thousands of learners. Our innovative courses reflect the social, political and technological changes taking place in the field of education, and you’ll benefit from our expertise which spans curriculum development, educational assessment, early childhood education, STEM education, and higher education teaching. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
2 semesters
English
24 Jan 2022
Campus
 
University of Northampton International College
Northampton, United Kingdom

During your Foundation Pathway in Education, you will develop fundamental knowledge and understanding of the basic principles relevant to your chosen bachelors degree.

During your Foundation Pathway in Education, you will develop fundamental knowledge and understanding of the basic principles relevant to your chosen bachelors degree. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Campus
 
Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical University
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Teacher training in languages and literature (Russian language and literature in schools with the non-Russian language of instruction (Russian as a foreign language).

Teacher training in languages and literature (Russian language and literature in schools with the non-Russian language of instruction (Russian as a foreign language). -
Foundation Year
Full-time
4 years
English, Russian
Campus
Online
 
Muscat University
Muscat, Oman

The Muscat University International Foundation Programme produces ‘degree-ready’ students who will progress to one of Muscat University’s bachelor programmes delivered in part ... +

The Muscat University International Foundation Programme produces ‘degree-ready’ students who will progress to one of Muscat University’s bachelor programmes delivered in partnership with Aston University. The Foundation Programme is quality assured by Aston University, UK. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
36 weeks
English
Campus
 
College Of Applied Sciences, Sohar
Sohar, Oman

The General Foundation Programme (GFP) aims to prepare CAS learners for academic and further education studies which can ultimately contribute to the ever changing local and n ... +

The General Foundation Programme (GFP) aims to prepare CAS learners for academic and further education studies which can ultimately contribute to the ever changing local and national needs. Mission The General Foundation Programme (GFP) uses a learner centered approach to support students in developing their English language, mathematics, computing and general study skills and their capacity to be autonomous learners able to adapt to change. -
Foundation Year
English, Arabic
 
Northeast State Community College
Blountville, USA

Northeast State Honors provides you with the opportunity to do advanced work in smaller class sections. Honours assignments encourage in-depth and complex analysis, thereby al ... +

Northeast State Honors provides you with the opportunity to do advanced work in smaller class sections. Honours assignments encourage in-depth and complex analysis, thereby allowing you to realize your passion for learning. -
Preparatory Programs
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Adelaide College
Adelaide, Australia

Split up into two segments, Appreciation and Practice, this subject is designed to develop a student’s knowledge of music history and improve their analytical and observationa ... +

Split up into two segments, Appreciation and Practice, this subject is designed to develop a student’s knowledge of music history and improve their analytical and observational skills, whilst concurrently studying with a specialist tutor in performance or composition, or music technology. -
Preparatory Programs
English
Jan 2022
 
North West Regional College
Londonderry, United Kingdom

This course will provide you with an opportunity to develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of early years and related issues, enabling you to become a confident and co ... +

This course will provide you with an opportunity to develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of early years and related issues, enabling you to become a confident and competent, well qualified Early Years Practitioner. -
Foundation Year
English
Campus
 
Hopwood Hall College
Middleton, United Kingdom

This course prepares students for a range of careers in childcare at supervisory management level and can provide an appropriate pathway for gaining Early Years Teaching Statu ... +

This course prepares students for a range of careers in childcare at supervisory management level and can provide an appropriate pathway for gaining Early Years Teaching Status (EYTS). The course is run in partnership with the University of Bolton. -
Foundation Year
English
Campus
 
West Herts College
Watford, United Kingdom

This programme has been designed alongside the University of Hertfordshire and Consortium colleges to enable students to progress onto the University's BA (Hons) Degree in Ear ... +

This programme has been designed alongside the University of Hertfordshire and Consortium colleges to enable students to progress onto the University's BA (Hons) Degree in Early Childhood Education Studies. -
Foundation Year
English
Campus
 
Dokuz Eylül University
Izmir, Turkey

The Erasmus programme is an education programme of the EU for promoting multilateral cooperation between the higher education institutions in Europe.

The Erasmus programme is an education programme of the EU for promoting multilateral cooperation between the higher education institutions in Europe. -
Preparatory Programs
English, Turkish