If you'd like to teach in both primary and secondary schools with a special focus on the middle years (age 11 to 16), this course is suitable for you. If you have appropriate undergraduate sub-majors/majors, you are also eligible to teach final years in secondary schools (age 17 to 18). This program gives you the flexibility to study at home and also at university. This course is offered via flexible delivery combining on-line interactive learning with 25 days of face-to-face instruction in three blocks at the Shepparton campus.
The course focuses on specialist training in teaching and learning approches for adolescents. Content includes theoretical studies in teaching, learning and classroom management, plus teaching methodology studies in curriculum areas relevant to primary and lower-to-middle years of secondary schooling. Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Primary Method is available as an non-core option at an additional cost for selected students with appropriate qualifications.
English Language Requirements
An overall academic IELTS score of 7.5 with no individual score below 7.0 and a score of no less than 8.0 in speaking and listening.
The course is recognised by the Victorian Institute of Teaching. After graduating, you can work in Victoria, Australia, however you should check the requirements of accreditation authorities in the location where you intend to teach.