Faculty of Education

Teacher Education

Graduate Diploma

 

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.

 

Undergraduate Teacher Education

Students can choose a degree that incorporates teaching practice with undergraduate study.

The options are:

Graduate Teacher Education

The Faculty offers one year teacher education programmes at either Graduate or Masters level for those who have completed an undergraduate degree and wish to train as a teacher. 

The Graduate Diploma of Teaching is available in Early Childhood, Primary, Secondary and Adult Literacy and Numeracy and can be completed either on campus or online.

The Master of Teaching and Learning is a one year internship based programme in Primary or Secondary teaching based in a school in the Wellington region. The programme is currently subject to final approval.

Apply early, limited spaces available.

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 Teaching (Early Childhood)

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

Primary

BA/Bachelor of Teaching or BSc/Bachelor of Teaching

A 4 year full time on campus undergraduate qualification for students who wish to combine BA or BSc study with training to teach at primary and secondary level.

Graduate Diploma 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

BA/Bachelor of Teaching or BSc/Bachelor of Teaching 

A 4 year full time on campus undergraduate qualification for students who wish to combine BA or BSc study with training to teach at primary and secondary level.

Graduate Diploma 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

Contact the Student and Academic Services team for more information. 

Student and Academic Services Office
Faculty of Education
Level 3, Tennant Block, Karori Campus
Phone: 04-463 9500
Email: education@vuw.ac.nz
Enrol online at: www.victoria.ac.nz/enrol
 

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