Helping children reach their full potential is a truly rewarding endeavour. Primary school teachers play a critical role in assisting children to develop foundation skills, such as literacy, numeracy, and physical and social competencies, that set them up for life. In this course, you'll complete a qualifying major (usually in education), undertake teaching methodology units and satisfy BOSTES key learning area content requirements. KEY FEATURES Our program is University wide, meaning you learn teaching subjects from experts in each key learning area. For example, you'll learn science from our world-class science teachers and researchers. You'll be taught by academics who are also researching the latest approaches to teaching. Macquarie is a leader in educational research particularly in the areas of information and communication technology, and maths and science teaching. You'll participate in a comprehensive professional experience program that integrates your studies with real-world practice. You don't need to achieve an HSC Band 5 result in 3 subjects (including English) to enter this course, you only need to meet the ATAR requirements to be considered. ACCREDITATION Graduates are eligible for accreditation to teach in government and non-government schools. This degree is recognised nationally and internationally by education providers. Accreditation had been applied for to meet anticipated new government policy requirements around entry to teacher education programs. SUITABLE FOR Those interested in becoming a primary school teacher.This degree may also provide a foundation for other careers in associated fields such as educational adviser to government or other agencies, educational policy planner, educational researcher or educator and trainer of adults. Career Opportunities A Macquarie course can set your dream career in motion. PROFESSIONS primary teacher educator and trainer of adults educational adviser to government or other agencies educational policy planner education officer within a range of public and private institutions educational researcher EMPLOYERS Department of Education and Communities Non-government schools Training agencies
|Institution Name||Macquarie University|
|Campus Location||North Ryde|
|Course Duration||4 years|
|Course University||Macquarie University|
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