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Study Te Pōkai Mātauranga o Te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) at Otago

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Overview

The University of Otago College of Education offers primary teaching qualifications for individuals who want to teach in primary and intermediate schools in New Zealand and overseas. All of these qualifications can lead to teacher registration.

Individuals with an interest in, and enthusiasm for, children and their learning should apply.

For more information see College of Education – Study Te Pōkai Mātauranga o Te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education)

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Contact details

Tel 0800 TO TEACH (0800 868 3224)
Email education@otago.ac.nz
Website otago.ac.nz/education

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Qualifications

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Programme Requirements

Bachelor of Education Studies (BEdSt) - Te Pōkai Mātauranga o Te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) pathway

Note: No new students will be accepted for this programme except for students permitted to transfer from a BTchg programme.

Year Papers Points
1st

EDUC 101  Education and Society

EDUC 102  Human Development

EDCR 131  Introduction to English, Mathematics and Statistics

EDCR 132  Music, Dance and Drama

EDCR 133  Health and Physical Education

EDCR 152  He Kākano Noaiho

EDPR 151  Te Mōhiotanga - Professional Studies and Practice 1

EICT 199  ICT Competency Test

ELIT 199  Literacy Competency Test

EMAT 199  Mathematics Competency Test (Primary)

Any student who does not pass one or more of EICT 199, ELIT 199 and EMAT 199 at the first attempt is recommended to take EICT 198 Essential ICT for Teaching, ELIT 198 Essential Literacy for Teaching, and/or EMAT 198 Essential Mathematics for Teaching (or equivalent courses).

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18

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2nd

EDUC 252  How People Learn

EDCR 231 Mathematics and Statistics

EDCR 232  Science and Technology

EDCR 234  English

EDCR 252  Te Pupuke

EDCR 254  Tikanga-ā-iwi, Ngā Reo, Toi Ataata

EDPR 251  Te Mātauranga - Professional Studies and Practice

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3rd

EDCR 360 Advanced Study and Internship

72 further points in one of the areas of specialisation, including at least 36 points at 300-level or above

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* Subject Studies papers

Students will select their specialisation papers in consultation with a Course Approver.

 

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Bachelor of Teaching (BTchg) endorsed in Te Pōkai Mātauranga o Te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education)

Students who first enrolled in 2015 or earlier will normally complete the programme under the regulations in force when they first enrolled.

Available only at the Southland Campus

Year Papers Points
1st year

Education Studies

EDUC 101   Education and Society

EDUC 102   Human Development

Curriculum Studies

EDCR 131   Introduction to English, Mathematics and Statistics

EDCR 132   Music, Dance and Drama

EDCR 133   Health and Physical Education

EDCR 152   Kākano Noaiho

Professional Studies and Practice

EDPR 151   Te Mōhiotanga – Professional Studies and Practice 1

Competency Tests

EICT 199  ICT Competency Test

ELIT 199  Literacy Competency Test

EMAT 199  Mathematics Competency Test (Primary)

Total points

 

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18

 

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126

2nd year

Education Studies

EDUC 252  How People Learn

Curriculum Studies

EDCR 231  Mathematics and Statistics

EDCR 232  Science and Technology

EDCR 234  English

EDCR 252  Te Pupuke

EDCR 254  Tikanga-ā-iwi, Ngā Reo, Toi Ataata

Professional Studies and Practice

EDPR 251  Te Mātauranga - Professional Studies and Practice

Total points

 

18

 

18

18

18

18

18

 

18

126

3rd year

Education Studies

EDUC 335  Constructions of Learning in Education Settings**

Curriculum Studies

EDCR 331  Primary Curriculum English and Mathematics 3

EDCR 334  English and TESOL

EDCR 353  Whakaurunga o ngā Marautanga

Professional Studies and Practice

EDPR 351 Tikanga Tuku Iho - Te Kete Tuatoru

EDPR 333 Professional Practice 4

Total points

 

18

 

18

18

18

 

18

18

108

Total   360

Note: Any student who does not pass one or more of EICT 199, ELIT 199 and/or EMAT 199 at the first attempt is recommended to take EICT 198 Essential ICT for Teaching, ELIT 198 Essential Literacy for Teaching and/or EMAT 198 Essential Mathematics for Teaching (or equivalent courses).
* In Curriculum Studies papers, students will focus on the English medium documents, while developing a working knowledge of the parallel marau curricula within Te Marautanga o Aotearoa.

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