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Diploma in Primary Education

This course is open to all persons wishing to gain an understanding of educational principles, theories and practice.

In particular, this course is meant for primary teachers that wish to advance from Grade Three (III) to Grade Five (V) with emphasis on quality improvement in teaching, educational practice and management.

Students will benefit from supplementary course units highlighted below:

  • Action Research in Education: Equips you with essential tools to undertake transformative research in your school(s).
  • Introduction to ICT based-pedagogies: Introduces you to a theoretical background and practical application of information and communication technology usage in teaching and learning.

Furthermore, students will be exposed to an international environment for knowledge exchange, experience sharing and networking purposes.

𝘗𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘰𝘥: School holiday session

𝘗𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘰𝘥: 2 years

𝘕𝘦𝘹𝘵 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘢𝘬𝘦: 

Our regular intake period of May has been shifted to August/September due to the Covid-19 pandemic. For any inquiries, do hesitate to contact us.

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Note

The Diploma in Primary Education Programme has been modified to Open Distance and e Learning
effective 11 January 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
For more information, contact the Academic Registrar at: ar@lgihe.org

Minimum Entry Requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed a Grade Three (III) teaching certificate. In addition, he/she must have passed UCE or its equivalent with a minimum of six passes, Mathematics and English language inclusive, obtained at the same sitting.

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To register for any of our certificate and diploma programmes, you may directly fill or download the application form.

Alternatively, you may visit our centre in Luzira. Plot No. 828/829 Sentamu – Jagenda Road, along Port Bell Road, opposite the first Total Petrol Station for the print format.