Enter a profession where the demand for teachers is high in New Zealand and overseas. Gain an internationally-recognised degree from the only New Zealand University to rank in the top 50 in the world for Education as a subject.
If you have a strong major in a subject taught in secondary schools this programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills to teach students from Year 9 to Year 13 (typically aged 13-18). If your major is in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths or Te Reo Māori you will be in especially high demand and may be eligible to apply for a TeachNZ scholarship.
You will gain the tools you need to prepare you for 21st century classrooms where digital learning is key, building strong relationships is vital and diversity is welcomed.
You will learn alongside a range of diverse students and be taught basic proficiency in te reo Māori. Academics who are experts in the field of Education and passionate about supporting the next generation of teachers will deliver a mixture of face-to-face lectures, tutorial and workshops as well as online learning.
The programme is shaped by a commitment to fairness and social justice. It is underpinned by principles in the Treaty of Waitangi and a determination to ensure equitable outcomes in learning.
When you successfully complete this programme you will be familiar with The New Zealand Curriculum and will be eligible to apply for provisional certification as a practising teacher in secondary school