The Postgraduate Certificate in Learning Support integrates theory and practice to explore key aspects of the Learning Support Coordinator (LSC) and Special Education Needs Coordinator (SENCo) roles. It will extend your knowledge, skills and networks. It will provide you with a space to learn with, from and about other SENCo/LSCs throughout New Zealand.
The certificate is designed around the application of the Teacher Standards to the Learning Support role, and aims to develop your competence and confidence to:
This programme is a selected entry programme. This means there are a number of extra requirements you must meet.
To enter the Postgraduate Certificate in Learning Support you will:
You will also be selected into the programme on the basis of a process which includes providing:
The selection process may also require the assessment of a professional portfolio.
If you have applied for a Ministry of Education study award and/or hold an Resource Teacher: Learning and Behaviour position, you should be applying for the Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching (Learning and Behaviour).
For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions: