Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary)

Laidlaw College Incorporated

Subject area

Education not elsewhere classified

Duration

1

1 Year

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) is a one-year professional graduate diploma (level 7). The graduate diploma is delivered as a special character Christian teacher education programme that integrates distinctively Freirean conception of teaching and learning with the Code and Standards of the Teaching Profession (with Support). The delivery of the degree is site-based (Waitakere, Christchurch) with modes: face to face delivery, blended learning, school-based learning, field-based components and practicum. The aim of this programme is to provide secondary, middle, intermediate and area schools in the state, integrated and private sectors, with graduates who meet the Code and Standards for the Teaching Profession. Such graduates have a robust understanding of curriculum, teaching and learning, reflection and research as a teacher, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, cultural responsiveness particularly for Māori and Pacific ākonga, and their own identities and Christian faith. This programme will be suited to those who have the qualifications and/or experience required of a secondary teacher and who will be capable of professional teaching practice and developing collaborative relationships with learners and colleagues.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

General Admission Requirements Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) applicants must provide evidence of: * An appropriate bachelor's degree at Level 7 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework and/or postgraduate qualification, and * A body of knowledge from Levels 5 to 7 or higher in support of New Zealand Curriculum learning areas for at least one Year 7-10 teaching subject/s and at least one Year 11-13 teaching subject/s Requirements for Entry into the Programme All applicants are required as part of the application process to arrange for two confidential written referee reports to be sent directly to Laidlaw College. All applicants are required to have a visual interview by panel. The panel should include a minimum of a runanga delegate, member of the teaching profession, and a Laidlaw teacher educator. The interview determines the applicant's: a. Disposition to teach, through judging their ability to meet the values that underpin Our Code Our Standards; b. Ability to meet the Code of Professional Responsibility (in a supported environment); c. Vulnerable Children's Act risk assessment (interview component); and, d. Other relevant matters. All applicants are required to undergo a literacy and numeracy assessment. Te Reo Mäori competency Candidates selected for entry into Laidlaw College Bachelor of Education (Primary) will be assessed on their te reo Mäori competency during the first semester of study in order to provide adequate support. Police clearance must be obtained. More detailed entry reqs in regulations.

Detailed requirements

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Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
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Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
N/A N/A
Total N/A N/A

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Student Success

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National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $52,413
Earnings range $43,614 - $56,549
In employment 85%
In further study 10%
On a benefit 1%

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Ngā Ara Mātua Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$2500 - This scholarship can be used for tuition fees and/or accommodation

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Barbara Wood Memorial Foundation Scholarships

Provided by:

Barbara Wood Memorial Foundation - Executive Officer

Website:

http://www.wi.org.nz/

Value:

Up to $1,000.00 depending on the need and cost of the course being undertaken.

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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

Free phone: (09) 836 7800
Phone: (09) 836 7800
Fax: (09) 836 7801
Email: reception@laidlaw.ac.nz
Web: http://www.laidlaw.ac.nz

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

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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