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Graduate Certificate of Education

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Award granted Graduate Certificate of Education
Campus

Offered Melbourne Burwood Campus, and off campus

Duration 0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code058856F
Deakin course codeE500

This course is an exit only course from 2012.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Graduate Certificate of Education is designed for teachers and other professionals to undertake a focussed short-term study program and to gain credit for it. The course aims to provide students with a high quality program linked to their professional and career development needs in areas that are of priority for schools and systems.
This course is highly flexible, allowing students to choose from across the wide range of units on offer to build the skills and knowledge that individual students particularly need.

Students will be expected to have computer and internet access.

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Teaching methods

Students receive instructional materials through CloudDeakin, CD-ROM and website links. Interaction with lecturers is provided through use of CloudDeakin, email and telephone links.

Articulation to masters course

The Graduate Certificate allows fast tracking into the masters degree. Up to 4 credit points may be granted for a completed graduate certificate taken as a fifth year of tertiary study toward a masters degree.
Direct entry to masters may be offered for a graduate certificate taken as a fourth year of tertiary study if completed at credit level or higher.

Specialist and generic units

This course is highly flexible, allowing students to choose specialist and generic units from across the range on offer to build individual strengths in specialism, skills and knowledge. Any of the specialist units can be included to develop a specialist stream such as EEG701 and EEG702 for International Schooling.

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Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

 

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

Students are required to successfully complete 4 credit points of study.  Four units are taken from a combination of generic and specialist units chosen in consultation with the course director.

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Course structure

This course is highly flexible, allowing participants to choose units
across the range on offer to build the skills and knowledge individual students
particularly need.

Specialist units


Applied Learning and VET in Schools

ECN704 Applied Learning (X)  

ECV712 Situated Learning At Work (X)  

EEN706 Lifelong Learning (X)  

 

Curriculum Pedagogy and Assessment

EXE731 Professional Learning and Development (X)  

EXE733 Assessing Learning (B, X)  

ECP703 Child Protection (X)  

ECV704 Expanding Ideas of Competency (X)  

EXE735 Evaluation: Improvement and Accountability (B, X)  

EXE739 Internationalising the Curriculum (B, X)  

EXE736 Knowledge, Learning and Learners (B, X)  

EEN706 Lifelong Learning (X)  

EXE732 Social Justice and Difference (B, X)  

 

Education Leadership and Administration

ECM704 Introduction to Educational Leadership and Administration (X)  

EXE737 Leading and Managing Learning Organisations (B, X)  

EXE738 Policy Studies in Global and Local Contexts (B, X)  

ECM705 School Cultures and Contexts (X)  

 

Flexible, Online and Distance Education

ECX703 E-Learning Technologies and Media (X)  

ECX712 Strategic Applications of Flexible, Online and Distance Education (X)  

EEN707 Student and Client Centred Learning (X)  

EEN708 Youth Learners in Adult Environments (X)  

 

International Schooling

EEG701 International Schooling   

EXE739 Internationalising the Curriculum (B, X)  

EEG702 Professional Learning in International Contexts   

EEG703 Power and Politics in International Schooling   

EEG704 Curriculum and Assessment in International Schools   

 

Language and Literacy Education

EEL702 New and Traditional Literacies and Diverse Student Needs (ONLINE)  

EEL701 Inquiring Into Contemporary Literacy Issues and Professional Learning (X)  

EEL700 Knowledge Creation in the Media Age (ONLINE)  

 

 

Mathematics, Science and Information Technology

EXE733 Assessing Learning (B, X)  

ESM733 Exploring Space and Number (X)  

ESM704 Problem Solving and Modelling   

ESM701 Teaching Mathematics Successfully (ONLINE)  

EXE734 New Technologies in Education and Training (ONLINE)  

 

Special Educational Needs

ESP701 Education and Development of Exceptional Learners (X)  

EEI714 Individualised Program Planning (ONLINE)  

EEI715 Effective Classroom Management: Positive Learning Environments (X)  

ESP703 Student Welfare and Discipline Issues (X)  

 

TESOL

ECL756 Discourse Analysis for Language Teaching (B, X)  

ECL752 Innovation in Language Curriculum (B, X)  

ECL775 Intercultural Communication in Language Classrooms (B, X)  

ECL773 Learning Global English in Diverse Social Contexts (B, X)  

ECL774 Learning An Additional Language (B, X)  

ECL753 Linguistics for Language Teaching (B, X)  

ECL751 Pedagogy in the Globalised Language Classroom (B, X)  

ECL776 Language Testing and Assessment (B, X)  

ECL777 Bilingualism and the Principles and Practices of Language Education (B, X)  


 

Notes:

(i) EEL702, EXE734 and ESM701 are wholly online units
(ii) ESM733 offered in alternate years 2013, 2015

(iii) ESM704 offered in alternate years 2014, 2016

(iv) Specialist units are subject to availability of staff and sufficient students enrolled to meet University requirements.

Generic units

Generic units focus on general contemporary educational issues. Each generic unit may be tailored toward the specialist interests of the student.

EXE731 Professional Learning and Development (X)  

EXE732 Social Justice and Difference (B, X)  

EXE733 Assessing Learning (B, X)  

EXE734 New Technologies in Education and Training (ONLINE)  

EXE735 Evaluation: Improvement and Accountability (B, X)  

EXE736 Knowledge, Learning and Learners (B, X)  

EXE737 Leading and Managing Learning Organisations (B, X)  

EXE738 Policy Studies in Global and Local Contexts (B, X)  

EXE739 Internationalising the Curriculum (B, X)  

EXE740 Independent Reading Study (B, X)  


Notes:

(i) EXE734 is a wholly online unit

(ii) Generic units offered in on-campus mode are subject to availability of staff and sufficient students enrolled to meet University requirements.

(iii) EEG701, EEG702, EEG703 and EEG704 are not offered 2013, re-offered 2014.

 

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