Bachelor of Education (Primary, Pasifika)

Manukau Institute of Technology Ltd

Subject area

Teacher Education: Primary (Pre-Service)

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Entry requirements

In order to be admitted to the Bachelor of Education (Primary, Pasifika) programme, applicants must:
* Be 18 years of age or older at the start of the programme, and
* Satisfy English Language Competency requirements as determined by the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand policy (further detailed on section 6.2 - p. 91-92), and
* Meet the requirements as per the Children's Act 2014 prior to gaining entry into the programme; and
* Complete an interview with a selection panel of at least two registered teachers, and
* Satisfy the minimum diagnostic literacy and numeracy entry assessments marks
* An academic panel made up of members of the Schools Programme Committee including the Head of School will approve programme acceptance upon review of all evidence provided.
For individuals under 20 years of age, in addition to the above criteria:
* Hold UE or a recognised equivalent such as International Baccalaureate or Cambridge International, or
* To be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the provider that they have the skills and ability to study at tertiary level.

Language Competency Requirements:
Prior to entry, applicants must demonstrate language competency by providing one of the Teaching Council's approved evidence of language competency, as follows:
* New Zealand University Entrance literacy credits at either NCEA level 2 or 3;
* New Zealand University Entrance;
* New Zealand tertiary entrance qualification gained on completing senior secondary school prior to the introduction of the current University Entrance;
* International Baccalaureate full diploma in English medium (24 points minimum).
* Cambridge International Examinations minimum of 120 points on the UCAS Tariff plus meeting the CIE literacy requirements;
* All primary schooling and at least three years secondary schooling completed in the English language while living in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, or South Africa. For South Africa, applicants also need to provide a South African Matriculation Certificate Minimum Higher-Grade D pass or Standard Level 5 in English or a South African Senior Certificate Minimum Higher-Grade D pass or Standard Level 5 pass in English;
* Six years of education comprising secondary schooling to at least year 12 and at least two years of successful tertiary education, taught in English as the primary language of instruction and through face-to-face learning and assessment such as tutorials, presentations, seminars, and supervisory meetings, and was gained while living in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, or South Africa. For South Africa, applicants also need to provide a South African Matriculation Certificate Minimum Higher-Grade D pass or Standard Level 5 in English or a South African Senior Certificate Minimum Higher-Grade D pass or Standard Level 5 pass in English
* Awarded a single qualification at NZQF level 7 or above which took two or more years of full-time study to complete and was taught in English as the primary language of instruction and through face-to-face learning and assessment such as tutorials, presentations, seminars, and supervisory meetings, and was gained while living in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, or South Africa. For South Africa, applicants also need to provide a South African Matriculation Certificate Minimum Higher-Grade D pass or Standard Level 5 in English or a South African Senior Certificate Minimum Higher-Grade D pass or Standard Level 5 pass in English;
* Awarded Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA);
* Awarded Trinity College London Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL);
for details please see programme regulations.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of the Bachelor of Education (Primary, Pasifika) is to prepare teaching professionals to meet the current and future demands of the Aotearoa New Zealand primary through to intermediate schooling contexts (school years 0-8). This programme is positioned to ensure student teachers have the very best chance of access and success, drawing on their histories and experience with the ability to enter the programme through additional non-traditional exemptions complementary to the initial teacher education regulations as set by the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.
Graduates will be culturally confident and competent responsive practitioners capable of using evidence to make decisions about the learning needs of individual learners. This will be achieved in a field-based learning model that emphasises partnership/relationships, culture and identity, teaching and learning and acquisition of skills and knowledge. Student teachers will demonstrate excellence in practice, focus on quality educational outcomes for learners and contribute to a wide range of current and future educational settings.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:

$44,000

Median earnings one year after study

$47,000

Median earnings two years after study

$52,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

85%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

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Contact details

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Phone: (0800) 626252
Fax: (09) 968 8701
Email: enquiries@manukau.ac.nz
Web: http://www.manukau.ac.nz

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