If you're inspired to teach, you've got the power to make a huge difference in the lives of young people. Deakin's education and teaching courses are an excellent foundation for your career, teaching you leadership, communication and organisational skills – as well as leading to employment in schools both in Australia and around the world.
Disciplines within Education and teaching
Be inspired to inspire others
Step out of the lecture room and into real classes. Through Deakin, you'll get classroom experience with our participating schools from your first year of study onwards. You can even take your teaching studies around the world. Learning is a journey after all.
Our Global Education Program gives you an international perspective on teaching.
Further your education and your understanding of different cultures by taking up study opportunities in Canada, Vanuatu, Malaysia, Nepal or Switzerland.
Education sector links
Our courses are developed in consultation with principals, teachers and the Victorian Institute of Teaching, which means you learn exactly what employers in the field are looking for in new teachers.
Through my work placement experience, I was able to come to the conclusion that primary school teaching was the right career for me.
Education (primary) student
Hands-on experience before you graduate
Our professional experience program gives you real-life teaching experience, as well as study credit towards your degree. That means your CV will be packed with practical know-how and sought-after skills that employers look for.