Structure of NIE
The NIE is organised on a programme-driven matrix system with 12 Academic Groups.
There are approximately 429 academic staff members; 75% of NIE academic staff holds PhDs, 21% Master's degree holders and 4% Bachelor's degree holders or holders of professional qualifications. Some 17% of staff is expatriates (as at March 2013).
NIE student enrolment stands at 6,567* full-time equivalent students, with a ratio of 71% female and 29% male students (as at February 2012).
* Includes Self-Funding Programmes
Teacher Education and Undergraduate Studies
NIE programmes provide academic and professional development for students to become effective beginning teachers in schools. Our programmes include:
- Postgraduate Diploma in Education programmes
- Undergraduate programmes – Bachelor of Arts (Education), Bachelor of Science (Education) & part-time Bachelor of Education
- Diploma programmes
Graduate Studies and Professional Learning
In addition to offering programmes for beginning teachers in schools, NIE also caters to teachers who wish to enhance their competence and knowledge as they strive to meet the new and changing demands of their career through the following programmes: