University of New England
Why study the Associate Degree in Teaching (Pacific Focus) at UNE? The Associate Degree in Teaching (Pacific Focus) is a unique teacher education course developed specifically for educators in Pacific Island contexts. The course offers three career pathways for graduates and is a gateway to completing further studies toward a Bachelor of Education (Pacific Focus). This initial-teacher education qualification encompasses working with children in Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, and Secondary Education. Being a teacher is a rewarding career and this program aims to provide Pacific Island educators with necessary professional skills and qualifications to meet the needs of current and future generations of students. Students will have opportunities to develop their skills, knowledge and aptitudes for contributing to one of the largest professions worldwide. This course is a two-year pre-service teaching qualification. It is designed to suit the Pacific context and meets requirements of Pacific Island Nation Education Acts that require a two-year teaching qualification. This course is not accredited by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). Career Opportunities Early childhood, primary or secondary school teacher in Pacific Island Countries; education related career choices.
|Institution Name||University of New England|
|Course Duration||2 Years Full-time Up to 6 years Part-time|
|Course University||University of New England|
UNE was formed in 1938 as the New England University College, a College of the University of Sydney. The University became fully independent in 1954 and pioneered teaching to external students by correspondence, making UNE Australia’s most experienced provider of distance and now online education.
Our focus is on your future, providing you with a personal and flexible approach to learning. We offer more than 200 courses at undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and higher degree research levels with options to study online or on campus.