Diversity among Post Graduate Certificate in Education Students during a Yearly Educational Excursion in a University in Gauteng Province, South Africa

M. Sedibe

Abstract


This article focuses on describing diversity among Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) University students from different backgrounds, using educational activities such as egg, shoe string and solar heating as activities. The aim of this study is to describe diversity among PGCE University students during an educational excursion in 2014. Qualitative research method was used and also data was collected through informal observation. One hundred and fourty PGCE students were informally observed by the researcher during their stay at Achterbergh. The findings of this study indicated that the educational activities done by these students were of value. The reason being that they became aware of the importance of friendship, respect, self-awareness, improved social interaction, improved relationships, cultural and language barriers.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n20p1434


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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

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