Graduate Certificate of Education

Course summary for current students

Award granted Graduate Certificate of Education
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.


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.

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

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.

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

ECN704Applied Learning

ECV712Situated Learning At Work

EEN706Lifelong Learning

Curriculum Pedagogy and Assessment

EXE731Professional Learning and Development

EXE733Assessing Learning

ECP703Child Protection

ECV704Expanding Ideas of Competency

EXE735Evaluation: Improvement and Accountability

EXE739Internationalising the Curriculum

EXE736Knowledge, Learning and Learners

EEN706Lifelong Learning

EXE732Social Justice and Difference

Education Leadership and Administration

ECM704Introduction to Educational Leadership and Administration

EXE737Leading and Managing Learning Organisations

EXE738Policy Studies in Global and Local Contexts

ECM705School Cultures and Contexts

Flexible, Online and Distance Education

ECX703Teaching and Learning in An Online World

ECX712Strategic Applications of Flexible, Online and Distance Education

EEN707Student and Client Centred Learning

EEN708Youth Learners in Adult Environments

International Schooling

EEG701International Schooling

EXE739Internationalising the Curriculum

EEG702Professional Learning in International Contexts

EEG703Power and Politics in International Schooling

EEG704Curriculum and Assessment in International Schools

Language and Literacy Education

EEL702New and Traditional Literacies and Diverse Student Needs

EEL701Inquiring Into Contemporary Literacy Issues and Professional Learning

EEL700Knowledge Creation in the Media Age*

*EEL700 not offered 2014, reoffered 2015 subject to approval.

Mathematics, Science and Information Technology

EXE733Assessing Learning

ESM733Exploring Space and Number

ESM704Problem Solving and Modelling

ESM701Teaching Mathematics Successfully

EXE734New Technologies in Education and Training*

*EXE734 not offered 2014, reoffered 2015 subject to approval.

Special Educational Needs

ESP701Education and Development of Exceptional Learners

EEI714Individualised Program Planning

EEI715Effective Classroom Management: Positive Learning Environments

ESP703Student Welfare and Discipline Issues

TESOL

ECL756Discourse Analysis for Language Teaching

ECL752Innovation in Language Curriculum

ECL775Intercultural Communication in Language Classrooms

ECL773Learning Global English in Diverse Social Contexts

ECL774Learning An Additional Language

ECL753Linguistics for Language Teaching

ECL751Pedagogy in the Globalised Language Classroom

ECL776Language Testing and Assessment

ECL777Bilingualism and the Principles and Practices of Language Education

Notes:

(i) EEL702, EXE734 and ESM701 are cloud (online) mode units
(ii) ESM733 offered in alternate years 2015, 2017

(iii) ESM704 offered in alternate years 2014, 2016

iv) EEG702, EEG704 not offered 2014.  Reoffered 2015 subject to approval.

v) 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.

EXE731Professional Learning and Development

EXE732Social Justice and Difference

EXE733Assessing Learning

EXE734New Technologies in Education and Training*

EXE735Evaluation: Improvement and Accountability

EXE736Knowledge, Learning and Learners

EXE737Leading and Managing Learning Organisations

EXE738Policy Studies in Global and Local Contexts

EXE739Internationalising the Curriculum

EXE740Independent Reading Study

*EXE734 not offered 2014, reoffered 2015 subject to approval.


Notes:

(i) EXE734 is a wholly Cloud (online) unit

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

 

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