DEVELOPMENT OF IDE

DEVELOPMENT OF IDE

Starting from the first program that the IDE offered, i.e. the Diploma in Law, the Institute has continued to add new programs and courses.  At the present time, the Institute offers nine programs. These are:

Degree programmes (August in-take)

  • Bachelor of Arts (Humanities);
  • Bachelor of Commerce;
  • Bachelor of Education (Adult Education);
  • Bachelor of Education (Primary Education); and
  • Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education)

Diploma programmes (August in-take)

  • Diploma in Law;

Certificate programmes (August in-take)

  • Certificate in French
  • Certificate in Portuguese;
  • Certificate in Psychosocial Support

Concomitant with the increase in programs, there has been a great increase in the enrolment of students in the IDE.  Table 1 shows the IDE enrolments since inception.

Table 1:      Students enrolment per program in IDE from Academic year 1996/97 to Academic year 2009/10

Programme

1996-97

1998_99

2000_01

2002_03

2004-05

2006-07

2009-10

B.A (Hums)

56

99

290

416

490

675

623

B.Ed (adult Educ.)

-

44

81

79

65

51

49

Diplo..In commerce

24

36

106

179

314

409

474

Diploma in Law

70

102

298

570

691

740

337

Certifi.  French

-

1

5

2

06

08

8

B.Com. (Started in 2004-05)

-

-

-

-

29

60

135

Cert. in Portuguese (Started in 2009-10)

-

-

-

-

-

-

10

B.Ed. (Primary) (Started in 2009-10)

-

-

-

-

-

-

53

B.Ed. (Secondary) (Started in 2009-10)

-

-

-

-

-

-

54

Total

150

282

780

1246

1595

1943

1743

Source: IDE Records, University of Swaziland