Graduate Diploma of Learning and Teaching

Massey University

Subject area

Teacher Education: General (Pre-Service)



1 Year

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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.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

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

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

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Student Success


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

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 627 739
Phone: (06) 356 9099
Fax: (06) 350 2263

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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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