Fairview International School in collaboration with Roehampton University UK offers a three-year full-time work based Bachelor of Arts in Education with on-site placements in the network of Fairview International School.
Roehampton University, one of the oldest teacher training colleges in the UK, is recognised as one of the principal providers of teacher education in the country.
Fairview International School KL is the first IB World School in Malaysia offering all the 3 IB Programmes, with currently four campuses and a future global network of 15 schools.
This undergraduate degree develops core skills and knowledge in theory and practice to equip you to teach in international and private schools by offering two unique advantages: a Bachelor of Arts in Education and concurrent experience in the classroom.
Who is the course for?
This is for individuals interested in a teaching career, as well as broadening their knowledge and expertise in international and private schools. Your teaching experience would be alongside experienced IB teachers, giving you the opportunity to gain invaluable experience in diverse education settings and reflect on taught modules as you study.
How will you benefit?
The Bachelor of Arts in Education offers students vital teaching experience whilst connecting the theoretical components of their studies with the practical aspects of teaching where at the end of the programme ensuring students have classroom competence, be experienced teaching in front of a class and ready to start their teaching career.
Successful completion of the programme offers
• a Foundation Degree in Supporting Learning and Teaching
• a Bachelor of Arts in Education
• a qualification from a renowned UK teacher training university
• 3 years of experience in the classrooms
• teaching practice in the network of Fairview International School
• secure employment with the network of Fairview International School upon completion of the programme
Intake: January and April
Three years’ clinical practice in Fairview International School
Year one -
• study skills
• learning and Teaching
• professional issues
• literacy and mathematics
• curriculum study
Year two -
• special and inclusive education
• career development
• policies and frameworks
• safeguarding children
• work based enquiry
Year three -
• research methods
• concepts of education
• trends in education
• primary education (Phases in Education)
100% coursework to include
• presentations • reports • essays • work based projects
SPM or ‘O’ Level or equivalent, RM 50,000
STPM or ‘A’ Level or equivalent, RM 45,000
(equivalent to RM120,000 in Roehampton University UK)
Full and partial scholarships available with employment for 3 years with Fairview International School
You need SPM/’O’ Level or STPM/’A’ Level or equivalent preferably with a distinction in English and/or Mathematics, and an IELTS score of 6.5.
Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed to assess proficiency, aptitudes and attitudes towards working with learners in an international educational setting.
- Offer of places is by invitation only.
Upon successful completion of 2 years programme students can continue to complete their Honours Degree.
Students will be attached with Fairview International School, KL as teacher trainees during the duration and will be given a monthly allowance.
Full and partial scholarship holders will be required to serve Fairview schools for two years upon completion of course
Our application procedure is as follows:
- Fill out the online application form – The Teacher Trainee Application form
- After completing the form, Fairview will get back to you. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.