10/22/2014 | EDUCATION Page ContentIf you are wondering about how to become a teacher, you should definitely continue reading. After all, helping young minds reach their full potential can be highly rewarding.There are different routes you can take to become a teacher, some better than others. First it is important that you decide which age groups you would want to teach. For instance, if you don’t want to teach young children but you’re also uninterested in dealing with teenagers, you might want to consider a BEd for the Senior and Intermediate phase (Grade 4 to Grade 9).Once you have decided what age group you want to teach, it’s important that you also choose the right place to study to help you on your path. This is incredibly important because they need to help you gain the skills to successfully complete your studies, and in the right area.For example, you would need to make sure that all the important parts of being a successful teacher are covered. You would need to cover topics such as School Subjects, Educational Themes and Professional Studies. Choosing where to study is as important as choosing the right group you want to teach.Varsity College is a division/brand of the Independent Institute of Education (IIE), our interactive learning environments and blended learning approach encourage you to formulate arguments and express your opinions. Our collaborative approach to education welcomes you to actively participate in your studies, engage with subject material, build understanding and develop your ability to think critically.The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) Bachelor of Education (Bed: Intermediate and Senior Phase) degree is conferred at Varsity College campuses. In addition, Varsity College offers tuition support for qualifications conferred by the IMM Graduate Institute of Marketing (IMM GSM) and has academic partnerships with international institutions such as The Open University (OU) from United Kingdom and International College of Hotel Management (ICHM).If you’re interested in the Bachelor of Education (Bed: Intermediate and Senior Phase) degree, or you’d like to inquire about other programmes available to you, contact Varsity College or visit the Varsity College website at www.varsitycollege.co.za.