Education and teaching

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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.

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.

Global experience

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.

Learn from the experts

Deakin education is ranked highly by Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), a national research evaluation framework. 

Many of our staff are active researchers, improving the field of education for future generations.

Through my work placement experience, I was able to come to the conclusion that primary school teaching was the right career for me.

Shivani Parmar

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.

Discover our Professional Experience Program

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