Teaching is a rewarding career choice for those who enjoy being part of children’s development. The professional skills learned will be valued by the community and will bring teachers into contact with people of all ages. Teachers are members of one of the largest professions of our society. The degree will give students the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to become a successful secondary teacher. Students are encouraged to be independent learners who are able to adapt efficiently and constructively to meet the changes which occur in the teaching profession. For external study, contact the UNE Future Students Team. For more course information, visit UNE’s Course Handbook.
This course is accredited with the New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA).
The course includes 70 days of supervised school experience in block placements of four to six weeks and 10 days of online professional experience. Students must complete a number of requirements prior to undertaking a professional experience placement; refer to institution for details. In Queensland, a Blue Card is required. Teacher education students must pass the National Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students before their final-year professional experience placement; visit Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students Fact Sheet for more information. Students must also complete a Teaching Performance Assessment during the final professional experience placement.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of New England and for this course, refer to UNE’s website.
Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years; Teaching Personal Statement
Contact the University for more information about the Teaching Personal Statement. Applicants from a non-English speaking background including Australian citizens are advised that this course has a higher English language requirement than many UNE courses. Refer to une.edu.au/study/international/eligibility/english-language-requirements for information on how to meet these requirements.
English; General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics
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Mathematics, Software Design and Development .
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Secondary teachers with specialist maths skills are in high demand across Australia and internationally. You’ll graduate with new teaching and critical thinking skills, ready to take advantage of many career opportunities, including:
high school teaching
4 years Full time or 10 years Part time