Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Teaching and Learning

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Subject area

Teacher Education: Tertiary

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Entry requirements

A bachelor's degree or skills for study at this level through study, work and/or life experience. Students will need to demonstrate these skills before entry.
All participants must be working with learners in a post-secondary environment.
If English is an alternative language English Proficient evidence is required. IELTS 6.5 Academic is required with no score lower than 6.5 in any subject.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This Graduate Diploma is designed for practicing educators who are qualified in a vocation other than teaching. Emphasis is on achieving the best possible synergies between the dual roles of educator and industry professional. Participants will gain knowledge, skills and confidence to facilitate and support learning in modern and flexible learning environments.

The programme incorporates adult learning principles, experiential learning approaches and evidence based reflective practice within a work-based context. It models, through delivery and activity, best practice in teaching and learning across face-to-face, blended and on-line learning environments

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (03) 940 8669
Fax: (03) 366 6544

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