Where Can I Study History In South Africa

What is a History?

History is the systematic study and documentation of the human past. The period of events before the invention of writing systems is considered prehistory.

“History” is an umbrella term comprising past events as well as the memory, discovery, collection, organization, presentation, and interpretation of these events.

Where Can I Study History In South Africa

Monash University

Is history compulsory in South Africa?

In South Africa, most children take history as a compulsory school subject until the end of Grade 9. However, from Grades 10 to 12, history was an elective subject.

How do I become a history teacher in South Africa?

To become a teacher in South Africa, you need a Bachelor of Education (B. Ed) or a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) after obtaining a National Senior Certificate (NSC), proficiency in the language of instruction, and a passion for education. Find out more about how to become a teacher in this blog.