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Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary)

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Teacher Education: Primary (Pre-Service)

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Entry requirements

A bachelors degree in a relevant learning area with a grade point average of at least a B in the final year of study. Preference may be given to applicants holding tertiary qualifications that include science, te reo Mâori and/or mathematics.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have advanced knowledge of the professional practice of evidence-based teaching and curriculum implementation in the primary school context. They will have the skills and knowledge to establish and sustain a positive, inclusive learning environment and will be able to evaluate their own effectiveness using evidence of student learning progress. They will be able to critique research literature, teaching practices, and educational policy and will use their knowledge to develop the learning potential of all of their students. Graduates will be eligible to apply for teacher registration in New Zealand or progress to doctoral study with additional research methods study.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary



Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office



$6,000 - one per Division.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601

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