Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Teacher Professional Development

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Entry requirements

An approved Bachelor's degree

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification will produce students who are skilful and knowledgeable English language educators for a variety of settings in New Zealand and internationally. They will have developed knowledge about language acquisition and development, as well as skills in teaching languages, and understanding of the linguistic and social pressures experienced by learners and users of indigenous, heritage or additional languages. Students will have gained a comprehensive overview of the field of language learning and teaching, and the ability to judiciously plan for research-informed language courses for a variety of settings, target languages, learners and 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 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999

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