Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
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Primary School Teacher | Early Childhood Teacher | Pre-School Teacher | Pre-Primary Teacher
Set yourself up with the tools for success in the early childhood education sector with this Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) course from Edith Cowan University.
Perfect for empathetic and caring individuals, the course emphasises the importance of building positive and respectful relationships with children, families, communities and colleagues to create an environment where children are engaged and productive learners.
Graduates of this course will be prepared to start their career with confidence in a range of settings, including teaching children from birth to 3 years of age, pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, pre-primary and years 1-3 in a primary school.
You'll learn crucial skills to succeed in the industry, including how to develop, implement and assess socially inclusive curricula, use research and reflection to creates links from theory to practice and draw on the diverse educational and life experiences of students in the course.
This course includes an extensive program of professional practice in school and early childhood settings, giving you with practical hands-on experience in a learning environment. You'll have shared responsibility for the education, safety and wellbeing of children in schools and early childhood settings, requiring you to meet the high professional standards and personal ethics the teaching profession demands.
To be eligible to study this teaching course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
In order to complete the Professional Practice requirement of this course, you will need:
In this teaching course, subjects you may study include:
Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students (LANTITE) units:
Year 1 - Semester 1
Year 1 - Semester 2
Year 2 - Semester 1
Year 2 - Semester 2
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course entirely online.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) from Edith Cowan University.
Through the course, you will have gained the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to work across a range of early childhood settings.
Graduates of this course are eligible to register with the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia (TRBWA). Registration is required to practice in the profession.
Wondering where a career in teaching could take you? Potential job outcomes may include; Primary School Teacher, Secondary School Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Early Childhood Teacher, Tutor, Education Administrator, Policy Developer, Vocational Education Teacher, University Lecturer.
Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Edith Cowan University also offers student loans and scholarship opportunities to eligible applicants.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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