Education (Primary)

Deakin's Bachelor of Education (Primary) is one of the School of Education's core teacher education programs, and focuses on initial professional studies in primary education for school leavers and other entrants who do not already have a degree or diploma.

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Why study at Deakin?

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The course covers all areas of primary curriculum including English language, mathematics, science, arts, social education, health and physical education, and technology, and contains a strand of six elective units which provides the opportunity to build breadth of knowledge in areas of interest.
As a graduate of this course you will be equipped to teach young people the knowledge, skills, understandings and values to enable them to make sense of, and contribute to, the world now and in the future. Our aim is for graduates to be professional educators who see themselves as being responsible for the intellectual, physical, social, emotional, ethical, spiritual and aesthetic development, and wellbeing of their students.

Learn from the best

Deakin's Education staff have many years of combined industry experience, and are leaders in their research fields.

Career and Industry

Study towards a creative, rewarding and challenging career and develop your skills in communication, leadership, organisation, management and information technology.
Approved by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) as a preservice teaching qualification.

Graduates of this course will qualify for a degree in primary teaching which will meet the registration requirements for the Victorian Institute of Teaching and other state teacher registration boards in Australia, as well as the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL). Students also have the opportunity to gain accreditation to enable them to teach within Catholic Primary schools by undertaking units through our cross-institutional study program.


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