To empower pre-service teachers to contribute to the field of education in an innovative and enduring manner.
The B.Ed. Honors program aims at developing committed, creative and skilful teachers who exhibit the highest standards of ethics and professional development. The program includes a research-based curriculum, a well-structured teaching practicum, and a range of innovative pedagogies.
The four-year B.Ed. Honors program is designed for students seeking rigorous training to become teachers. The B.Ed. Honors program will train students to excel as teachers as well as understand the intricacies of teaching such as teaching methodologies, classroom management, foundations of education, guidance and counseling, classroom assessment, and psychology of learning among other topics. This is an interdisciplinary program that highlights the relationship between the field of education and other disciplines that influence the process of teaching and learning. Furthermore, students will also become familiar with the educational policies that impact the implementation of educational programs. Students in the program will have practical experience in the classroom under supervision to gain practical knowledge of the theories they have studied in earlier semesters. Practicum is mandatory for every student. Students will conduct research in the field of education under the supervision of their supervisors.
In addition to the knowledge and practice in the selected discipline Kinnaird College emphasizes critical thinking, tolerance and a sense of civic and social responsibility for the development of our students.
Our B. Ed. program has been accredited and awarded ‘W’ category, the highest level of accreditation by National Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (NACTE) Pakistan. B.Ed. (Hons) at Kinnaird College is the only program in Pakistan having W level of accreditation.
Degree Requirements for B.Ed. Education 4 years program
To receive B.Ed. Education degree, a student must complete a total of 134 credit hours with a minimum CGPA of 2.50.
|Sr. No.||Course Type||Course Title||Cr. Hrs.|
|2||Major||General Methods of Teaching||3|
|3||Major||Creative Arts I||3|
|4||Major||Introduction to Linguistics||3|
|6||Core||Islamic Studies / Core Ethics||2|
|2||Major||Creative Arts II||3|
|3||Major||Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology||2|
|6||General||General – I||3|
|3||Major||Creative Arts III||3|
|4||Major||Four Basic Skills||3|
|6||Core||Introduction to Computers||3|
|1||Major||Teaching of Social Studies||3|
|2||Major||Teaching of Islamiyat||2|
|3||Major||Teaching of English||2|
|4||Major||Teaching Practicum I (Classroom Observations)||3|
|5||Major||Creative Arts IV||2|
|1||Major||Teaching of General Science||3|
|2||Major||Teaching of Mathematics||3|
|3||Major||Teaching of Urdu||3|
|4||Major||Teaching Practicum II||3|
|5||Major||Introduction to Literature I (poetry and drama)||3|
|6||Major||Introduction to Literature II ( novel, short story & Prose)||3|
|1||Major||Research Methods in Education-I (Quantitative)||3|
|2||Major||Introduction to Guidance and Counseling||3|
|3||Major||Foundations of Education||3|
|5||Major||History of English Literature (Medieval to Romanticism)||3|
|1||Major||Research Methods in Education-II (Qualitative)||3|
|2||Major||Instructional and Communication Technology in Education||2|
|3||Major||School, Teacher and Community||3|
|4||Major||Curriculum and Syllabus Design||3|
|1||Major||Education for Sustainable Development||3|
|2||Major||Development of Education in Pakistan||3|
|3||Major||Contemporary Issues and Trends in Education||3|
Active Citizenship Program
Active Citizenship program offered by Kinnaird College in collaboration with British Council and HEC is a social leadership training program that promotes intercultural dialogue and community-led social development. It is a mandatory requirement for the completion of undergraduate degree and based on two semesters. All students will study the theoretical portion through different activities starting in their 3rd semester. They will plan their social action projects in 4th semester and implement it in the field.