Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching) (BEDP)

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077777C


Courses Overview

What will I learn?
This course prepares students to be teachers in primary schools (transition to year 7). It meets both national and local need for teachers of exemplary practice committed to enhancing educational outcomes for all children and young adults. It emphasizes improving the teaching-learning relationship in the classroom, raising awareness of issues surrounding Indigenous education and developing an informed, evidence-based approach to learning and teaching in primary settings. The course comprises discipline-specific curriculum and pedagogical studies, general education studies and professional experience.
The course is both theoretical and practical, providing a sound knowledge base in the core content areas of the school curriculum, knowledge of contemporary approaches to issues in education such as inclusivity, child and adolescent development, and promoting positive behavior, and extensive experience in school settings.
Indigenous perspectives are a particular focus, with all students expected to examine specific strategies for enhancing educational outcomes for Indigenous children.
Students with relevant VET qualifications receive credit towards the course appropriate to their level of qualification. This course is available in fast-track mode. Students can commence in Semester 1, Semester 2 or the Summer Semester.
The course employs a range of flexible, multi-modal study options such as on-campus workshops, lecture recordings, online classroom sessions, and external studies. Some units have negotiated delivery involving tutorial assistance and teaching at the Desert Peoples Centre in Alice Springs and Bachelor.
Course Structure
This course comprises two common units, 27 core units and one specialist elective unit and is based on the Australian Professional Standards for Graduating Teachers.
Students commence professional experience in schools/learning sites from the first semester in the first year. There are four professional experience blocks that require full-time commitment in each year of the course with the final practicum including a ten week teaching block. Students are encouraged to undertake some field/professional experience in remote schools and/or alternative educational settings such as special schools or education centers. External students normally complete their professional experience in their home towns.
This course requires a high level of online work especially for external students. A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 320 credit points (cp). All units are valued at 10 credit points unless otherwise indicated.
Professional Recognition
This course has been accredited through the Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory. Accreditation requirements are consistent with the standards established by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership for the Accreditation of Initial Teacher Education Programs in Australia. Graduates of the course will be eligible for registration to teach in schools across all Australian State and Territory jurisdictions (subject to meeting other eligibility criteria such as the National Literacy and Numeracy test for Initial Teacher Education aligned with Teacher Registration Requirement, English proficiency and suitability to teach).


Department

Which department am I in? Faculty of Law, Education, Business and Arts


Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have completed IB diploma with minimum 24 points from 6 subjects at one sitting. Other English Language Requirements accepted: Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): A minimum overall score of 169 with no skill below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE): A minimum overall score of 50 with no score lower than 50.


Entry Requirement For International Student

The minimum academic entry requirements for admissions is the completion of a qualification deemed equivalent to Australian Year 12 by the University's qualification assessment references. Applicants may also be required to satisfy specific course requirements such as a minimum overall grade score or prerequisite knowledge.
Other English Language Requirements:
Australian Technology and Management College (ATMC) - Successful completion of English for Academic Purposes (EAP). Students will be required to sit an exit test on completion and achieve a score equivalent to IELTS overall 6.0; Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) minimum overall score of 169 with no skill below 169; Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency minimum overall grade of B2; Navitas Academic English - A minimum overall pass of 55% in Academic English 3; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module minimum overall score of 50 with no score lower than 50.


Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Charles Darwin University offers below pathways courses for this subject Diploma of Laws (YLAW01)


Full Time (4 years)

A$21,200.00 (US$ 16,583) per year

26 February 2018, 16 July 2018

Charles Darwin University Casuarina Campus, Ellengowan Drive, CASUARINA, Northern Territory, 0810, DARWIN, Australia


Online/Distance (320 credit points)

A$21,200.00 (US$ 16,583) per year

26 February 2018, 16 July 2018

Alice Springs Campus Grevillea Drive, ALICE SPRINGS, Northern Territory, 0870, ALICE SPRINGS, Australia


Online/Distance with attendance (320 credit points)

A$21,200.00 (US$ 16,583) per year

26 February 2018, 16 July 2018

Alice Springs Campus Grevillea Drive, ALICE SPRINGS, Northern Territory, 0870, ALICE SPRINGS, Australia