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Overview

We invite you to be part of the next generation of outstanding teachers and make a real difference to young peoples’ lives.

Take the first step and explore our wide selection of up-to-date and progressive courses, including early childhood, primary and secondary teacher education. Our courses are practical, based on cutting edge research and responsive to the learning needs of young people and the community.

Our passionate and experienced team, who strive to always find better ways to educate and train our teachers, will support you through your exciting and challenging journey. So, if you aspire to teach, or are already qualified and want to extend your professional learning, join us to make a difference.

Courses

The school offers a diverse and exciting mix of courses that are developed in consultation with industry groups and combine the latest theory with hands-on, practical experiences.

Research activity

Our School regularly contributes to research most notably through the Edith Cowan Research Institute, focusing on community interaction and education.

Our current research projects include;

News & events

 Protecting your kids from failure isn’t helpful. Here’s how to build their resilience

Protecting your kids from failure isn’t helpful. Here’s how to build their resilience

ECU Education Lecturer Mandie Sheen writes on why children and adolescents in Australia appear less able to cope than ever before.

Many kids begin high school “functionally illiterate”

Many kids begin high school “functionally illiterate”

Lorraine Hammond, Senior Lecturer at the School of Education talks to Perth Now about how hundreds of WA children are still “functionally illiterate” when they start high school.

Perth school John Butler Primary College calls a halt to chasey

Perth school John Butler Primary College calls a halt to chasey

Edith Cowan University education lecturer and former school psychologist Mandie Shean speaks about he Perth school under fire from banning its students from playing chasey.

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