Graduate Diploma in Teaching (GradDipTchg) endorsed in Secondary Education
|Duration||1 year full-time (or part-time within two years)|
The Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary Education) is a teaching qualification for graduates who want to share their knowledge and passion for learning with secondary school students. The programme will build on the subject knowledge you, as a graduate, have acquired in your initial degree studies.
The programme is designed to develop understanding, skills and values which will allow you to implement innovative, effective teaching practices in New Zealand secondary schools. It will equip you with the experiences, skills and knowledge in secondary education required for provisional teacher registration. On completion of the programme, you will be qualified to teach in secondary schools throughout New Zealand and in many overseas countries.
Qualification Structure for 2013
Graduate Diploma in Teaching (GradDipTchg) Secondary Education
|Paper Code/Title||Points||Strand (Points)|
|Education Studies (31)|
|♦ Select a minimum of 33 points Curriculum Studies from EDUS 301-346.||Curriculum Studies (33)|
|Professional Studies (12)|
|Teaching Practice (44)|
♦ Read more about Curriculum Studies
If you are considering applying for the GradDipTchg Secondary Education programme, you are urged to plan your undergraduate degree to meet the Entrance Requirements.
Read more about the Strands: Programme Content.
Refer also to the qualification regulations.
Graduate Diploma in Teaching (GradDipTchg) in Secondary Education
EDUS 350 Educational Issues in Secondary Schools
EDUS 351 Education Outside the Classroom
EDUS 352 Teaching and Learning
EDUS 360 E-Learning
EDUS 361 Literacy across the Curriculum
EDUS 362 Te Tiriti me öna Tikanga
EDUS 371 Teaching Practicum 1
EDUS 372 Teaching Practicum 2
EICT 199 ICT Competency Test
ELIT 199 Literacy Competency Test
EMAT 199 Mathematics Content Mastery Test
Curriculum Studies papers worth a total of at least 33 points selected from EDUS 301-349
Note: Any student who does not pass one or more of EICT 199, ELIT 199, and EMAT 199 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).
Additional information can be found on the College of Education website: Graduate Diploma of Teaching in Secondary Education