Gateway Graduate School offers Internationally recognized Teaching qualifications - from Professional Diplomas to Masters
With the advancement of private education, teaching is emerging as an attractive career in Sri Lanka. In addition to being a rewarding career, teaching is considered by many as a profession that provides a good work-life balance. One of the main draw backs for young aspirants in taking to teaching has so far been the lack of opportunities in career progress. Gateway Graduate School that is supported by the network of Gateway Colleges has come forward to address this issue by offering internationally accepted teaching qualifications from world renowned organisations such as Pearson Edexcel and University of Nottingham.
Gateway Graduate Schools in Colombo and Kandy have successfully conducted the Edexcel Professional Diploma in Teaching and the Edexcel Professional Diploma in Advanced Teaching over the last 2 years. In this short period of time Gateway has had 11 intakes in Colombo and 9 intakes in Kandy. With the new partnership with University of Nottingham Malaysia these students are able to complete an MA in Education in Sri Lanka at a fraction of the cost of studying overseas. Further, graduates who have reasonable teaching experience too could enroll in the MA programme directly, so that they could add value to themselves by obtaining a world renowned Masters teaching qualification.
The new British Masters in Education, offered in Sri Lanka for the very first time, will be delivered by the fly-in campus of the University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus (UNMC). The course will be conducted on a part time basis over 24 months. All teaching will be carried out by the UNMC faculty on a face-to-face basis at the Gateway Graduate School during their visits to Sri Lanka. Students will also be enrolled in a Virtual Learning Environment with access to the library and other online resources. The successful graduates will be invited by UNMC to attend their graduation ceremony.
Gateway has signed up with NDB Bank to provide an exciting new student loan scheme that would ease the burden of students and parents. The low interest scheme is designed in a way where the students are required to pay interest only during the study period and pay back the capital once qualified when they could easily find employment. With a total payback period of 8 years the loan scheme is most The next intake for both Levels 4 and 5 in Colombo and Kandy will be in January 2015. Registrations for the Masters programme too have just begun.