As part of our commitment to keeping tuition rates competitive, GCU has kept campus tuition costs frozen since 2009. Like the lycée in France and the grammar school in England , the Gymnasium is designed for those students who have shown the most academic promise; and its curriculum, emphasizing languages, mathematics, natural sciences, and social sciences, requires a high degree of diligence throughout all of the nine grades.
Major emphasis is placed on the use of reading strategies for culturally and socially diverse classrooms, including the use of literacy-based instruction in all content areas and understanding, evaluating, and promoting effective pedagogy in adolescent literacy.
Students who wish to complete a master’s degree have the opportunity to transfer the credits earned in the Post Bachelor’s Teaching Certificate into the MS, Teaching, Learning and Curriculum In addition to the credits in core pedagogy, students must complete additional graduate credits in professional electives to complete the MS degree requirements.
In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 – 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa.
You will find a deep commitment to utilizing educational technology tools at HPU, including access to online periodical databases, a digital portfolio-based web page assessment system, course web-page technology, and state-of-the-art wireless services and high tech classrooms.