The Graduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching (Literacy) focuses on the critical skills needed to teach literacy in the digital era from the perspective of educational and language sciences. 21st-century learners need to not only decode and comprehend but to also develop sophisticated processes such as critical analysis, reflection, and evaluation.
This program can be completed online/blended and is delivered part-time over 1 year.
You will learn about literacy as a social process, language as a functional tool, and how to apply this knowledge in the classroom. From a broad exploration of genre to the intricacies of grammar, phonology and phonetics, you will learn the pedagogies that support deep learning of literacy.
Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching (Literacy) you may choose to pathway to our Master of Specialist Teaching (Literacy) with full credit.