The B.Ed Qualification

The Trustees of Thuto Trust have partnered with the Education Department and the University of South Africa (UNISA) towards the development of a four-year internship for part-time study of a Bachelors of Education (B.Ed) with UNISA for the 2020-2024 academic years,


Full-time Internship for B.Ed bursaries at UNISA

The four-year part-time registration towards B.Ed for 2020-2014 at the University of South Africa (UNISA) include a:

  • Four-year full-time internship programme at St Peter’s Prep School, Thuto Trust’s exclusive partner school, for the duration of the four-year programme.
  • On-site exposure to diverse teaching environments and best practices
  • Psycho-social mentorship
  • Access to Psycho-social Support Programme that covers Academic, Mentorship, Career Support and Self Development Interventions
  • The B.Ed intern teacher bursary offers an education qualification as a Foundation Phase (Grade R-3) or Intermediate phase (Grade 4-6) teacher. 



  • The four-year Bachelor of Education requires a Matric certificate with a Bachelor endorsement.
  • Demonstrate a dedication to teaching as a career and teach at High School level
  • Effective communication skills
  • Bursars must be black South African citizens;
  • The student must be willing to register for a part-time B.Ed with UNISA
  • Ability to lead and inspire others, demonstrated by personal experience within your own community



The bursary covers:

  • Tuition Fees
  • Accommodation
  • Books and, Living allowance


How to Apply


Please take note: Thuto Trust will not accept any bursary applications for 2021. A notification will posted to the site and social media should this change.

Download Bursary Application Form

Please ensure you have the following information ready to be attached with your application
and emailed to Busi Makhanya This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Acceptance letter from UNISA to study for part-time B.Ed
  • A copy of your certified National Senior Certificate;
  • 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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