The Post Graduate Certificate Education (PGCE)

The Trustees of Thuto Trust have partnered with the Education Department, the University of Witwatersrand (WITS) – Wits School of Education, and University of Johannesburg (UJ) towards the development of a two-year internship programme for the duration of part-time studies of the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) for the 2020/2021 academic year.


PGCE Bursary at the WITS and UJ

The two-year part-time registration towards PGCE for 2021 at leading tertiary institutions such the University of Witwatersrand - Wits School of Education and the University of Johannesburg include a:

  • Two-year full-time internship programme at Thuto Trust partner schools.
  • On-site exposure to diverse teaching environments & best practices
  • Psycho-social mentorship
  • Access toa psycho-social support programme that covers academic, mentorship, career support & self development interventions
  • Participation in the Leadership Development Programme
  • The qualification offers the intern teacher to teach in High School Senior Phase (Grade 7-9) as well as

Further Education (FET) (Grader 10-12).


The bursary covers:

  • Tuition Fees
  • Books and, Living allowance


Applications for the Thuto Trust teacher development programme 2021 are closed. All available positions have been filled, 

 Please see the application requirements below for 2022.

  • Acceptance letter from WITS, or UJ to study for part-time PGCE;
  • A copy of your certified Bachelors Degree;
  • Certified copies of other qualifications;
  • Academic records/Transcripts;
  • A copy of your certified ID;
  • A written submission of no more than 500 words entitled “Teaching”;
  • A video recording, no longer than 1 min, 30 seconds entitled “About Me”.


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