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Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as Wintec

Subject area

English Language Teaching(ESOL/EFL)

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Entry to this programme is by enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and meeting the Graduate Diplomas entry criteria. Completed a professional teaching qualification, 2 yrs teaching experience or equivalent

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have developed skills and knowledge to read, write, speak and understand a target foreign language at an introductory level; the ability to convey reflections of the foreign learning experience; an understanding of the linguistics of the English language, its relevance to teaching contexts, and the social and cultural factors that impact on English language use; Graduates will have knowledge and theoretical teaching, knowledge and practical teaching skills for working with non English Speaking background students. Graduates may pursue higher education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and in particular the Graduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages or seek employment positions in TESOL in New Zealand or overseas in a range of education situations.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

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$6,000 - one per Division.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 444 204
Phone: (0800) 294 6832
Fax: (07) 838 0707

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