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Bachelor of Education (BEd)

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Note: No new enrolments will be accepted for the unendorsed option of this programme.

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Contact Details

Bachelor of Education (BEd) - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. (TESOL)

Sharon Young
Tel 03 479 4976
Email sharon.young@otago.ac.nz

Professional Standards and Criminal Offences

Students graduating with a preservice teacher education qualification are eligible to apply to the New Zealand Teachers Council for registration as teachers.

In view of the requirements of the New Zealand Teachers Council for the registration of teachers and the entitlement of schools, early childhood centres, and other education services participating in teacher education programmes to have confidence in the character and behaviour of College of Education students:

(a) persons who are applying for enrolment in College of Education teacher education programmes must consent to verification from the New Zealand Police and Department of Courts that the applicant has no undeclared criminal charges or convictions;

(b) depending on the nature and recency of the offending, an applicant for admission to a programme may be declined admission by the Selection Committee concerned on the grounds that the applicant is not of good character and/or has been guilty of misconduct (see Education Act 1989, Section 224(113) (a) and (b));

(c) students who are enrolled in teacher education programmes offered by the College of Education must adhere to the professional standards required during the period of the teacher education programme and also must declare any charges or convictions for criminal offences;

(d) any student charged with or convicted of a criminal offence during the period of a College of Education teacher education programme must inform the Associate Dean (Teacher Education) in writing within seven days of such charge or conviction (in the case of a student who is currently enrolled) or before registering for further study (in the case of a student who is not currently enrolled). A determination about the student’s eligibility to continue to study towards the qualification will be made by the Dean of the College of Education on the recommendation of the Associate Dean (Teacher Education).

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Programme Requirements

Bachelor of Education (BEd) - Unendorsed Option

Note: No new enrolments will be accepted for the unendorsed option of this programme.

Year Papers Points
1st year

EDUC 101

EDUC 102

EDUC 181

EDUC 182

EDUC 191

Two Subject Studies papers

18

18

18

18

18

36

2nd year

EDUC 252

EDUC 257

EDUC 292 *

Four Subject Studies papers

18

18

18

72

3rd year

EDUC 281

EDUC 282

EDUC 293 *

Four Subject Studies papers

18

18

18

72

4th year

EDUC 251

EDUC 354

EDUC 381

EDUC 382

EDUC 391

18

18

27

27

36

 

* EDUC 291 (36 points) may be substituted for EDUC 292 and EDUC293

Subject Studies papers worth a total of at least 180 points

  • must be selected from Arts and Music or Science subject lists

  • may not include EDUC papers

  • must include 54 points at 200-level or above

  • must include a concentration in a subject of the primary school curriculum totalling at least 72 points, including at least 36 points at 200-level or above

  • must normally include one paper each in English, Māori Language, Mathematics, Science (EDUC 131 can be used to meet the Mathematics paper requirement)

 
Total   504

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Bachelor of Education (BEd) - endorsed in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Note: Available only to students from the Institut Pendidikan Guru Malaysia Kampus Batu Lintang, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Year Papers Points
1st year

EMAL 100

EMAL 101

EMAL 102

EMAL 112

EMAL 121

EMAL 122

EMAL 123

EMAL 191

Note: these papers are no longer offered.

18

18

18

18

18

18

9

9

2nd year

EDCR 131  Primary Curriculum English and Mathematics I

EDCR 132  Introduction to the Arts and Science

EDSU 201 (this paper is no longer offered)

EDUC 252  How People Learn

EDUC 257 (this paper is no longer offered)

LING 231  Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages

One of EDSU 191, EDSU 192, EDSU, 193, EDSU 194 *

One approved ENGL paper

18

18

9

18

18

18

9

18

3rd year

EDCR 231  Primary Curriculum English and Mathematics 2

EDCR 232  Introduction to Social Studies, Technology, Health and PE

EDSU 301 (this paper is no longer offered)

EDUC 335 Construction of Learning in Education Settings

EDUC 351  Research Methods in Education

LING 319  Second Language Acquisition

One of EDSU 191, EDSU 192, EDSU, 193, EDSU 194 *

18 further approved 300-level Education points.

18

18

9

18

18

18

9

18

4th year

EMAL 332  Curriculum Studies in Malaysia

EMAL 391  Professional Practice in Malaysian Classrooms

EMAL 392  Professional Development of the Language Teacher

EMAL 393  Linking Theory and Practice in the Language Classroom

EMAL 399  Research Project

18

72

9

9

18

 

* One approved ENGL paper may be substituted for two of EDSU 191-194

 
Total   504

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Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Education (BEd)

1 Admission to the Programme

(a) In the case of applicants for the unendorsed option, admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities), on the advice of a College of Education selection committee, which must be satisfied that, in accordance with Section 224 of the Education Act 1989, the applicant satisfies the requirements for admission to a preservice teacher education programme.

(b) In the case of applicants for the endorsement in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL),

    (i) admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities), on the advice of the Dean of the College of Education, and on the recommendation of the Joint Universities-Institutes Committee (JUIC);

    (ii) every candidate must meet the normal admission criteria for international students and have the personal qualities suitable for becoming a teacher; and

    (iii) must have successfully completed the 18 month Foundation Course of the BEd(TESOL) Preservice Twinning Programme at the Institut Pendidkan Guru Malaysia Kampus Batu Lintang, Sarawak, Malaysia.

2 Structure of the Programme

(a) The degree may be completed without endorsement or may be endorsed in the area of specialisation listed in the programme requirements above.

(b) The programme of study shall be as prescribed for the option concerned in the programme requirements listed above.

3 Duration of the Programme

(a) A candidate who has not been granted exemptions from papers on the basis of previous study shall follow a programme of study of not less than four years.

(b) A candidate shall satisfy the requirements for the degree within seven years of admission to the programme.

4 Credits

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities) may grant such credits or exemptions as deemed appropriate for work previously completed by the candidate.

5 Cross Credits

A candidate who is enrolled for the degree concurrently with another degree, or who has completed one degree and is proceeding with the other, may cross credit 100- and 200-level papers which are common to both degrees up to 180 points.

6 Variations

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities) may in exceptional circumstances approve a course of study which does not comply with these regulations.

Notes:

(i) No new enrolments will be accepted for the unendorsed option.

(ii) Cross crediting is not normally applicable to the endorsement in TESOL.

(iii) Students enrolled for the Bachelor of Education degree programme prior to 2001, who have not yet completed the programme, are required to complete under the regulations printed in the 1998 Calendar.

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