Teacher Education

Find out about the Faculty of Education’s teacher education programmes.

Teachers are among the most influential members of the community. They help their students to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding that will lay the foundations for success in their lives.

The Faculty of Education offers teacher education programmes for both undergraduate and graduate students in early childhood, primary and secondary teaching.

The Faculty of Education willl be offering a 2016 intake in the following programmes:

  • Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Childhood
  • Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Early Childhood) online only
  • Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Primary)
  • Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary)
  • Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary)
  • Master of Teaching and Learning (Secondary)

Choose your teaching path

Early childhood

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)

A 3 year, full time, on campus undergraduate qualification for students who wish to train as early childhood teachers, Wellington based.

Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Early Childhood) online only

A one year full-time programme, offered online only, for students who have already completed a bachelors degree and want to teach at early childhood level.

Primary

Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Primary)

A one year full-time programme, Wellington based or online, for students who have already completed a bachelors degree and want to teach at primary level.

Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary)

A one year full-time programme, Wellington based, for students who have already completed a bachelors degree in Education or a curriculum area and want to teach at primary level. Spaces are limited in this programme.

Secondary

Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary)

A one year full-time programme, Wellington based or online, for students who have already completed a bachelors degree and want to teach at secondary level. Applicants must have a teaching subject studied to their final year, and a second subject studied to their second year.

Master of Teaching and Learning (Secondary)

A one year full-time programme, Wellington based, for students who have already completed a bachelors degree and wish to teach at secondary level. Applicants must have a major in a teaching subject, or postgraduate study. Spaces are limited in this programme.

Contact us to find out more

Student and Academic Services office

Faculty of Education
Level 8, Murphy Building, Kelburn Campus
Phone: 04-463 9500
Email: education@vuw.ac.nz
Enrol online at: www.victoria.ac.nz/enrol