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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

Arts and Humanities 2019 Short Courses for Credit program

2019 Short Courses for Credit - registrations now open

Once again, ECU is running its Short Course for Credit Program in July 2019. These free courses introduce year 11 and 12 students to university life, and give you an engaging, hands-on experience in a discipline of your choice.

Beyond the pale: children's books present monoculture

Beyond the pale: children's books present monoculture

A recent study of more than 2300 books used in four childcare centres found less than 5 per cent contained authentic cultural diversity. Research by Edith Cowan University academic Helen Adam also shows teachers are looking for solutions to the problem but often struggling to find them.

Homeschooled children are far more socially engaged than you might think

Homeschooled children are far more socially engaged than you might think

Some people believe homeschooled children miss out on socialising with others and are sheltered from the normal pressures of life.

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