Bachelor of Elementary Education Major in Special Education
The Bachelor of Elementary Education Major in Special Education (BEEd – SPED) is a four-year degree program in the Philippines that will train you in teaching children with special needs.
As a SPED major, you will be taking the same education courses or subjects in the general BEEd program. However, the main focus of the curriculum will be on specialization courses aimed at teaching students through the use of teaching methods, materials, and facilities that are specially designed for them.
Some of examples of courses that you may take while enrolled in this program are:
- Psychology of Children with Special Needs
- Observational Child Study
- Curriculum for SPED
- Psychological and Physical Knowledge Approaches
- SPED Classroom Management
- Organization and Administration of SPED programs
- Child and Adolescent Development
- Facilitating Learning
- Social Dimensions of Education
- The Teaching Professions
- Principles of Teaching
- Assessment of Student Learning
- Educational Technology
- Curriculum Development
- Developmental Reading
Qualified BEED Major in Special Education graduates can find employment as a Special Education (SPED) teacher for both public and private schools and institutions.
Passing the Teachers Licensure Examination is one of the requirements in seeking employment in the field of education. Please visit the official website of the Professional Regulatory Commission for more information.