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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

Don’t calm down! Exam stress may not be fun but it can help you get better marks

Don’t calm down! Exam stress may not be fun but it can help you get better marks

Research shows high levels of exam stress can interfere with attention and reduce working memory, leading to lower performance. Early experiences of anxiety and stress can also set a precedent for mental-health problems in adulthood.

Teacher librarian numbers are dwindling — should we be worried?

Teacher librarian numbers are dwindling — should we be worried?

Research shows the number of specialist teachers in primary and secondary schools is decreasing, and those working in the field say when their colleagues retire or are made redundant, their roles aren't being filled.

ECU and the 2019 Tournament of Minds WA competition

ECU hosts Tournament of Minds WA Finals

A crowd of more than 1000 of WA’s best and brightest schoolchildren visited ECU Joondalup and South West Campuses recently for the regional and state finals of the 2019 Tournament of Minds WA competition.

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