Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

We have several courses designed to address the wide diversity of educational backgrounds of students who are interested in teaching English. They are designed for experienced TESOL professionals wishing to develop their understanding of current practices as well as those seeking to obtain a teaching qualification in this area.

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Postgraduate degrees
Graduate Certificate of Education (Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages) Course information for: Local Students International Students
Master of Education (Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages) Course information for: Local Students International Students

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This course is designed for experienced TESOL professionals wishing to develop their understandings of current practice and issues in English language teaching in Australia and overseas. It is also suitable for qualified teachers who are newcomers to the field of TESOL, as the first four core units explore the key principles and practices in contemporary English language teaching.

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Endorsed by Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) for specialist teaching.
Applicants without a recognised teaching qualification and who are working in the field of adult education or in overseas countries may undertake the Master of TESOL E780 course.
Applicants who wish to teach English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) in government schools in Victoria must meet specific content and practical teaching requirements in the Master of Education in the related specialist field, as well as having a recognised teaching qualification which permits them to be employed as a teacher in Victoria.
A number of adult ESL settings and programs may also require this level of qualification for employment purposes.



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