New Zealand Certificate in Language Education

Ako Aotearoa

Subject area

Teacher Professional Development


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Entry requirements

A prerequisite for this qualification is operational proficiency in the language to be taught at Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) C1 or above.

Language to be taught may include English but only in an ESOL context, or other languages. It may not include te reo Mฤori.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for those who are or want to be a language educator.
It is intended as a base-level qualification for a language educator who is an operationally proficient user of the language taught.

Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to design, facilitate and assess language teaching, as well as reflect on own practice.

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

The Capstone Editing Textbook Grant for Undergraduates

Provided by:

Capstone Editing - Director and Head Editor



A$3,000 to one undergraduate student per year

Read more Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by: - Scholarships Coordinator



$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 801 0808
Fax: (04) 801 2682

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.


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