Graduate Diploma of Learning and Teaching

Massey University

Subject area

Teacher Education: General (Pre-Service)

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Entry requirements

University degree or equivalent; NZ Teaching Council character/fitness for registration requirements; demonstrated literacy and numeracy competence; selection.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

GradDipLnTchg graduates will demonstrate the skills to develop culturally sustaining, responsive, and inclusive teaching practices that honour the language, identity and culture of all learners and their whanau; design, implement, assess and evaluate transformative learning experiences; work collaboratively as professional leaders and life-long learners They will also demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of te ao Maori, te Tiriti o Waitangi; relevant curriculum and pedagogical practices; values, viewpoints and discourses using bicultural and intercultural lenses. Graduates from the programme will be qualified to register as NZ Teachers, and to become provisionally certificated. They can then apply for a position as a teacher in the educational sector appropriate to their endorsement (Early Childhood Education, Primary or Secondary school settings) and to enter an Advice and Guidance Programme that leads to full certification.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:


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Contact details

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Phone: (06) 356 9099
Fax: (06) 350 2263

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