What accreditation does the Masters of Arts in Education programme have?
The School of Education, Master of Arts in Education programme is accredited under the CMR University, certified by the State Government of Karnataka.
Is there an age limit for the programme?
There is no age limit for the programme.
Is this a full time programme or a part time programme?
The Master of Arts in Education programme is a full time programme with a 15 month teaching residency built in.
Do I need to have prior teaching experience to join this programme?
No, prior teaching experience is not a prerequisite for the programme. The programme has detailed modules built-in to provide students with knowledge of teaching pedagogy and teaching practice to make them classroom ready.
Can I apply to the programme if I have taken a break from education/work?
Yes. Please justify the reason for the break from education/work in the application form.
The minimum requirement for the programme is to have a Graduate degree in any discipline.
Do I need a B.Ed degree as well to be employed as a teacher?
We recommend that aspiring students of the Master of Arts in Education programme also work towards getting their B.Ed degree or any equivalent degree that can help them advance their career as a teacher.
I am already a practising teacher, is the Master of Arts in Education programme relevant to me?
The Master of Arts in Education programme is very relevant to practising teachers. The programme will expose them to the latest teaching methodologies and give candidates a new and progressive outlook to teaching.
What is the meaning of a Teaching Residency?
The teaching residency is an internship programme – During the Teaching Residency, the students of the Master of Arts in Education programme will be teaching as full time teachers with one of our partner schools. In this period the students will get hands on experience of being a teacher while they continue to be mentored by expert teachers and faculty.
What are the type of schools available for Teaching Residency?
The School of Education is associated with all the leading schools in Bangalore. Students of the Master of Arts in Education programme will have access to all our partner schools for their residency. The selection criteria will be dependent on the partner school and they reserve the right to accept or reject a candidate.
Do I have the option of selecting my school for the Teaching Residency?
Selection of the residency school will be dependent on the students performance during the Master of Arts in Education programme. The selection criteria will also depend on availability of teaching positions specific to the student’s specialization at the partner school.