Graduate Diploma in TESSOL

The following courses will be offered in 2019 for the GradDipTESSOL programme. All courses are delivered at Epsom Campus except for a few elective courses offered by the School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics, which are delivered at City Campus.

Compulsory core courses

60 points from:

Course code Course name
EDPROFST 227 TESSOL: Language Learning Needs (15 points)
EDPROFST 372 TESSOL: Language Learning through Tasks (15 points)
EDPROFST 373 TESSOL: Language Learning in the New Zealand Context (15 points)
EDPROFST 374 TESSOL: Language Focused Curriculum (15 points)

Core electives

At least 30 points from:

Course code Course name
Summer School  
EDPROFST 706
Language Analysis for Teachers (30 points)
Semester 1  
EDPROFST 226 Introduction to Bilingual Education (15 points)
EDPROFST 375 TESSOL: Assessment (15 points)
Semester 2  
EDPROFST 377 Bilingual Education: Curriculum and Pedagogy (15 points)
EDPROFST 378 Critical Approaches to Literacy (15 points)

Electives

With the approval of the Programme Coordinator up to 30 points may be taken from:

Course code Course name
Summer School  
Semester 1
 
LANGTCHG 710
Task-based Language Teaching (15 points)
LANGTCHG 764
Creativity: Research and Practice (15 points)
LANGTCHG 765
Language Assessment (15 points)
Semester 2
 
LANGTCHG 760
Curriculum Design (15 points)
LANGTCHG 761
Sociolinguistics (15 points)
EDCURRM 301 Teaching and Te Reo Maori (15 points)

Notes:

LANGTCHG courses are offered by the School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics, Faculty of Arts.

Up to 15 points may be taken from other courses at this University with the approval of the Programme Coordinator (Dr Rosemary Erlam). An example of a relevant course is Performance Arts in Education (EDCURRIC 361) offered in Summer School.

 

Courses eligible for MoE literacy subsidy (for primary and intermediate school teachers only)

Individuals or schools can apply to the Ministry of Education for reimbursement of up to 50% of the tuition fees to study courses with a literacy focus on this list.

Find out more on the Ministry of Education Literacy Online website.