School of Education

As a teacher, you have the opportunity to shape young people's lives and influence their future.

Studying education at Deakin will equip you with the skills you need to inspire the next generation to develop a love of learning.

Education at Deakin enjoys national standing and has a QS Ranking of 5 in Australia and 31 internationally. We are recognised as leaders in primary and secondary teacher education, early childhood educator preparation, educational leadership and adult vocational and applied learning education. Join our dynamic student community from across the country and around the world.



Get into the classroom sooner

Combining theory with practical experience, we're proud of our relationships with regional communities and schools. 

Our school-based learning programs and teaching practicums ensure graduates are ready to teach today and into the future. 

As a Deakin teaching student you’ll take part in annual professional experience programs, working with children in schools and learning from experienced teachers.

Find out more about our professional experience program

Local classes, global opportunities

Our Global Education Programs (GEP) open the door to professional experience in international and remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community contexts, and a world of cross-cultural teaching experiences. These are just a couple of great options available to you as a Deakin education student.

Find out more about our opportunities

Our research is changing the way the world thinks about education

Thinking about doing a higher degree by research? We offer a supportive and engaging environment, encouraging innovation and research excellence. 

Deakin academics have a world-class reputation, working to advance intercultural and interdisciplinary approaches to education. 

In collaboration with one of Deakin's strategic research centres, Research for Educational Impact, we explore issues around our communities and policy and practice within a vibrant research culture.

Find out more about our research

Our staff are specialists in their fields

We are passionate about education and providing the right foundation for your teaching career. Use our school staff list to learn more about our expertise and contact individual staff members.

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Contact us

Contact the School of Education
+61 3 9244 6579
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Student and enrolment enquiries

Melbourne Burwood Campus
+61 3 9246 8100

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus and Cloud Campus (online study)
+61 3 5227 1359

Warrnambool Campus 
+61 3 5563 3489