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Our courses offer the right balance of practical knowledge and academic excellence and a wide range of study options.
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Designed for students wishing to become secondary teachers of Biological Science, Design & Technology, Drama, English, Health & Physical Education, Home Economics, Mathematics, Music, Physical Science, Social Science and Visual Arts.
Pre-service teaching students undertake core education units concurrently with units in their preferred areas of specialisation across the four years of the course, graduating with the flexibility to take up employment in both private and government secondary schools.
Central to the success of this course are the numerous opportunities that exist for pre-service teaching students to make the connection between theory and practice through professional practice experiences. Partnerships between ECU and a diverse range of secondary schools allow students to gain the experience they need to become successful and confident teachers.
Another key feature is an emphasis on the use of Information Technology (IT) in learning and teaching. As well as gaining the professional knowledge needed to successfully incorporate IT into learning programs, teaching students develop their own IT skills, ensuring graduates are professionally prepared for teaching and have the confidence to promote student learning in new and innovative ways.
Students are required to complete practicum placement(s) as part of this course.
This course is accredited by the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia (TRBWA). Graduates of this course will be eligible for registration with the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia (TRBWA) and the ability to practise depends on successful registration. Recognised as meeting the requirements for registration as a teacher in Western Australia. Graduates must meet the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia (TRBWA) English language proficiency requirements for teacher registration in Western Australia.
The School of Education follows an academic calendar that is slightly different to ECU's standard academic calendar. For more information about semester start dates, study weeks, exam periods and breaks, please refer to ECU's Important Dates page.
Practicum placements allow students to apply their knowledge of secondary education and build professional and generic employability skills in real classroom settings. The professional practice components of this course require a full-time commitment in schools during the scheduled practice periods.
All pre-service teaching students will be required to submit a National Police History Check from the Department of Education WA.
Any students aged 18 or over will also need to supply a Working with Children Check from the Department of Child Protection WA.
Please refer to the School of Education for more information.
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Students interested in progressing further can elect to study the Master of Education by Coursework. A range of Graduate Certificate of Education courses are also available, specialising in Behaviour Management, Educational Leadership, Learning Difficulties, Literacy, Special Education, TESOL.
This course is available for on-campus study by students with an International student visa.