Graduate Certificate of Education Studies (GCES) with possible progression to Master of Education (MEd)
Programs of study within the Graduate Certificate of Education Studies and the Master of Education have been designed for professional educators who will be working in range of settings or areas of specialisation. Successful completion of these courses will deepen students' knowledge in a range of educational disciplines and engage students with contemporary practice and theory in those disciplines.
Areas of specialisation
Programs of study in this area meet the needs of all involved in the area of web-based teaching and learning including teachers, education officers, training and development personnel across all professions. The course content and experiences are developed within the context of each individual's specific needs and circumstances.
Indigenous Australian Education
Programs of study in this area provide students with the knowledge and critical analytical skills to approach Indigenous Australian and intercultural educational contexts. Students explore critically the legacies of colonisation and racism in Australia and examine legislation, policies, strategies and curriculum documents that seek to redress the effects of these in educational contexts.
Master of Education (Indigenous Australian Education)
Programs of study in this area provide students with knowledge and skills in the area of special and inclusive education. Students examine a range of effective and evidence-based instructional and assessment strategies for supporting the learning of students with diverse learning needs including the management of challenging behaviour.
Master of Education (Special Education)
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Programs of study in this area provide a specialist professional qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and fosters the confidence, competence and enthusiasm of intending teachers for working with a broad range of learners from school level to adults. Students attend an intensive school as well as complete sixty hours of ESL practice teaching and reach a satisfactory standard of proficiency.