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Bachelor of Education (Teaching)

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Enter a profession where the demand for graduates is high in New Zealand and overseas. Gain an internationally-recognised degree from .

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Feb
Domestic Fees
$6,242 per year

About this course

Enter a profession where the demand for graduates is high in New Zealand and overseas. Gain an internationally-recognised degree from . Choose to specialise in teaching , or . Our programme will equip you with the tools you need to teach in 21st century classrooms and education centres, where building strong relationships is vital, diversity is welcomed and digital learning is key. The programme is shaped by a commitment to fairness and social justice. It is underpinned by the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and a commitment to ensure equitable outcomes in learning. You will learn alongside a diverse range of students and be taught basic proficiency in te reo Māori. You will be taught by academics who are experts in their fields of Education and passionate about supporting the next generation of teachers. Courses are taught through a range of methods including face-to-face lectures, tutorials and workshops, as well as online learning. Over the three years, you'll spend full-time practical placements (practicums) in a range of schools, kura or early childhood centres. You'll have the guidance of a dedicated teacher within the school or centre, as well as support by your university supervisors. This will help you to become a part of a community, establish connections to set you up in your career, and gain vital skills to prepare you for the transition into teaching. Bachelor of Education (Teaching) students are eligible for the external TeachNZ Scholarships. . Before you begin your teaching journey, there are a few key steps you need to complete, so we recommend applying early. Read about the process on our .

Study locations

Epsom

South Auckland

Tai Tokerau

Course structure

Our Bachelor of Education (Teaching) programme has three specialisations - Early Childhood Education, Primary and Huarahi Māori.

Each specialisation has the same overall structure - comprising 360 points of coursework and a 22-week (approx) practicum element where you will spend time observing and teaching in a range of settings. See below for examples. View the Huarahi Māori structure here.

Students starting their studies in 2020 will participate in full-time practicums on the following dates:

  • 30 March-9 April Intro to practicum (two weeks)
  • 22 June-26 June Students on call (one week)
  • 20 July-21 August Main practicum (six weeks, starting from the beginning of Term 3)