The Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as an Additional Language (GradCertTEAL) is a flexible undergraduate qualification for students from a range of different background experiences.
You must already be teaching English as an Additional Language (EAL).
If you are not currently teaching, you can contact your local English Language Partners (see www.englishlanguage.org.nz for information on your local branch). Schools or language institutions in your area may also have opportunities for volunteering.
To enter the Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as an Additional Language you will provide evidence that you have access to teaching a group of learners of English as an additional language within a formal educational setting and have:
For the purposes of this graduate certificate, a relevant practice situation may be a school or other approved institution, or you may be teaching under the New Zealand English language partners scheme (see http://www.englishlanguage.org.nz).
You will need to please provide the following documents:
GradCertTEAL can lead to numerous career opportunities, professionally and in voluntary positions in the community as well as overseas. Your skills and teaching knowledge will always be in demand. You can use the qualification to advance your career in teaching English language learners.
Graduates find work or enhance their careers in many educational areas such as:
For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions: