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 have access to English as an Additional Language (EAL) learners for all courses that you study with us. 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), or schools or language institutions in your area and ask about volunteering.
For admission to this Graduate Certificate students need to provide evidence that they 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 be teaching under the New Zealand English language partners scheme (see http://www.englishlanguage.org.nz).
You will need to supply official academic records and a CV when you apply for enrolment.
It is important to note that the Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as an Additional Language is not a 'start-up' course in TESOL/TEAL, but is designed to enhance ongoing teaching of experienced practitioners.
For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.