Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary)

Bethlehem Tertiary Institute

Subject area

Teacher Education: Secondary (Pre-Service)

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Entry requirements

An approved qualification at NZQA Level 7 or above [e.g., a Bachelor's degree (Level 7, at least 360 credits); a Graduate Diploma (Level 7, 120 credits); a Bachelor's degree with honours (Level 8, 480 credits); Postgraduate Diploma (Level 8, 120 credits) or a Masters degree (Level 9, 240 credits]. The qualification at entry will have papers to 300 or 400 level in a teaching subject appropriate to the secondary school curriculum.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The overarching aim for this Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary) programme is
the development of wise, professional educators whose dispositions are characterised as gracious, secure and teachable and whose teaching is relational, transformative and responsive. Inherent within this is a commitment to critical reflection, engagement with a Biblical Worldview, the New Zealand Curriculum and the aspirations stated within the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand's Code of Professional Responsibility, Standards for the Teaching Profession and Graduating Teacher Standards Aotearoa, New Zealand.

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

Phone: (07) 562 2902
Fax: (07) 579 1882

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