Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary)

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Teacher Education: Secondary (Pre-Service)

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Entry requirements

A degree that includes two teaching subjects to advanced levels and the good character and fitness-to-teach requirements of the New Zealand Teachers Council. Applicants with English as a second language will be required to supply IELTS results.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have advanced skills in secondary teaching and will be confident and competent beginning teachers in two curriculum subject areas. They will have well developed pedagogical knowledge and practical experience of primary educational contexts and will be qualified to teach to the objectives in the National Curriculum in secondary schools. Postgraduate study opportunities include a Postgraduate Certificate/Postgraduate Diploma in Education and Professional Development (60/120 credits by course work), leading to a Master of Education (12-credit thesis).

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:

$55,000

Median earnings one year after study

$57,000

Median earnings two years after study

$69,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

95%

Employment rate two years after study

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

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

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

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

$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
Email: info-desk@vuw.ac.nz
Web: http://www.vuw.ac.nz

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Sources

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