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Charles Darwin University (CDU)

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Bachelor of Education Early Childhood Teaching

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The Bachelor of Education Early Childhood Teaching is a new and innovative course that prepares you for registration as an early childhood teacher and as a primary school teacher, offering greater employment flexibility and versatility.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
4 years full-time, 8 years part-time
Course Code
BEDEC, 085153B
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Mar, Aug, Dec

About this course

The Bachelor of Education Early Childhood Teaching is a new and innovative course that prepares you for registration as an early childhood teacher and as a primary school teacher, offering greater employment flexibility and versatility. During this course, you explore issues, concepts and practices which are common and specific to both early childhood education (including before school settings) and primary school education. Key study areas include: play and learning sciences language and literacy preparation for teaching health and physical education science in education technology and design for education curriculum and programming maths leadership and advocacy humanities, social science and the environment. Teacher Professional Assessment (TPA) would be met during the course. Students are encouraged to review the employer eligibility requirements as they can vary state to state.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements Admission requirements are met by one of the following: Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*. Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher. Successful completion of at least 0. 5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma. Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications. Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 135 (or a score of 145 if prior to May 2010). Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the ACIKE Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course. Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience. * After any applicable adjustment factors have been applied. Additional Admission Requirements Applicants must complete the Teaching Capabilities Statement used to demonstrate suitability for study and work in the teaching profession. Essential Requirements Criminal History Check: Students must have cleared a Police Check and/or Working With Children Check before they can undertake practice teaching. Students whose Police Check and/or Working With Children Check are not cleared by the education sectors will not be able to undertake practice teaching and will not therefore be able to complete the requirements of the course. English Language Requirements All HE applicants are required to demonstrate the minimum English language proficiency requirements for their chosen course of study. These entry requirements will normally be met by undertaking previous education in an English speaking country or obtaining a minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score. Where applicable, international applicants must also satisfy the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) English language proficiency (ELP) requirements for student visa applications.

Study locations

Online

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Teacher Education courses at Charles Darwin University (CDU).
70.7%
Overall satisfaction
69.5%
Skill scale
48.9%
Teaching scale
85.9%
Employed full-time
$66.5k
Average salary