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Graduate Certificate of Education

Course summary for local students

Award granted Graduate Certificate of Education
Length 0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Faculty contacts

Faculty of Arts and Education

Tel 03 9246 8100  or  03 5227 1359

Email artsed-pg@deakin.edu.au

 

Course Director

Coral Campbell, +61 3 522 71485, Coral.Campbell@deakin.edu.au

 

Contact the Course Director for matters relating specifically to the academic content of this course - all enrolment related queries must go to the Student Services Office.

CRICOS course code058856F
Deakin course code E500

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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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  

ECV712 Situated Learning At Work  

EEN706 Lifelong Learning  

 

Curriculum Pedagogy and Assessment

EXE731 Professional Learning and Development  

EXE733 Assessing Learning  

ECP703 Child Protection  

ECV704 Expanding Ideas of Competency  

EXE735 Evaluation: Improvement and Accountability  

EXE739 Internationalising the Curriculum  

EXE736 Knowledge, Learning and Learners  

EEN706 Lifelong Learning  

EXE732 Social Justice and Difference  

 

Education Leadership and Administration

ECM704 Introduction to Educational Leadership and Administration  

EXE737 Leading and Managing Learning Organisations  

EXE738 Policy Studies in Global and Local Contexts  

ECM705 School Cultures and Contexts  

 

Flexible, Online and Distance Education

ECX703 Teaching and Learning in An Online World  

ECX712 Strategic Applications of Flexible, Online and Distance Education  

EEN707 Student and Client Centred Learning  

EEN708 Youth Learners in Adult Environments  

 

International Schooling

EEG701 International Schooling  

EXE739 Internationalising the Curriculum  

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  

EEL701 Inquiring Into Contemporary Literacy Issues and Professional Learning  

EEL700 Knowledge Creation in the Media Age  

 

 

Mathematics, Science and Information Technology

EXE733 Assessing Learning  

ESM733 Exploring Space and Number  

ESM704 Problem Solving and Modelling  

ESM701 Teaching Mathematics Successfully  

EXE734 New Technologies in Education and Training  

 

Special Educational Needs

ESP701 Education and Development of Exceptional Learners  

EEI714 Individualised Program Planning  

EEI715 Effective Classroom Management: Positive Learning Environments  

ESP703 Student Welfare and Discipline Issues  

 

TESOL

ECL756 Discourse Analysis for Language Teaching  

ECL752 Innovation in Language Curriculum  

ECL775 Intercultural Communication in Language Classrooms  

ECL773 Learning Global English in Diverse Social Contexts  

ECL774 Learning An Additional Language  

ECL753 Linguistics for Language Teaching  

ECL751 Pedagogy in the Globalised Language Classroom  

ECL776 Language Testing and Assessment  

ECL777 Bilingualism 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 2016, 2018.

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  

EXE732 Social Justice and Difference  

EXE733 Assessing Learning  

EXE734 New Technologies in Education and Training  

 

EXE735 Evaluation: Improvement and Accountability  

EXE736 Knowledge, Learning and Learners  

EXE737 Leading and Managing Learning Organisations  

EXE738 Policy Studies in Global and Local Contexts  

EXE739 Internationalising the Curriculum  

EXE740 Independent Reading Study  


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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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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