THIS COULD BE YOU!

 

Expanding your career options, developing your expertise for your future.

Are you a registered teacher? Do you have a Bachelor’s degree? Are you a trainer, educational consultant or are you wishing to study Education to teach in a Higher Education environment? Are you considering development of your research capacity to transition into educational research?

THEN YOU SHOULD BE CONSIDERING THE MASTER OF EDUCATION PROGRAM: DESIGNED FOR EDUCATORS WHO WISH TO EXPAND THEIR EXPERTISE AND CAREER HORIZONS.

Why a Master of Education?

The Master of Education is designed for educators who wish to strengthen their curriculum development, teaching areas and discipline study areas, or develop capabilities in educational leadership or policy management. It is also suitable for trainers, education consultants or any domestic or international student wishing to study Education to teach in a higher education environment, or develop their research capacity to transition into educational research.

Aspire to a leadership position in learning and teaching:
The Master of Education program does more than offer courses in inspiring pedagogy, Courses such as Leadership in Diverse Contexts will develop your expertise and knowledge for future opportunities.

Refresh your knowledge in your subject discipline in the Sciences or Mathematics:
This program can be tailored to include courses which will provide this learning opportunity for you, so that you can bring cutting edge expertise to your classroom.

Further inspire your students by giving your learning and teaching strategies a lift:
Elective courses such as; Indigenous Education; Educational Leadership in Diverse Contexts; Neuroscience and Education and Online Learning, develop your knowledge and expertise.

Further research a classroom or school activity:
Through the Master of Education program, the University of Adelaide can support you to undertake a Research Project by providing courses in research design and methods for the development of an in depth project which will provide valuable information to support your teaching and possibly to provide relevant researched data to support policy development for your faculty or school goals.

Program Structure

Courses in the program cover issues relevant to today’s education environment . The research component of the program requires the skills acquired in the core courses to be applied to a classroom or school problem. Students further extend their knowledge in their chosen field by choosing the topics which suit them from the list of electives.

You will find further information regarding course choices in Degree Finder: Master of Education

Study Pathways

Study pathways will be determined according to specialisations, entry points and desired exit points. Pathways will consist of suites of courses valued at: 48 units or 24 units (dependent on degree of advanced standing), to complete a Master of Education. Please refer to Degree Finder (link above) for details of advanced standing.

Career Opportunities

This program allows experienced teachers to enhance their existing qualifications and pursue senior policy, administrative and consulting roles. The program also includes the opportunity further develop their areas of expertise.

This program provides advanced career options for trainers across various industries, such as low enforcement, nursing and business, to teach in higher education, including the TAFE and university sectors, and work as education consultants.

*Please note: This program does not constitute the requirements for a recognised teaching qualification. Students who are looking to become teachers will need to complete a Master of Teaching or Bachelor of Teaching program.

How to Apply

Domestic students: Applications t the Master of Education program are made online via SATACS website: satac.edu.au

International students: For information about studying at the University of Adelaide please visit: international.adelaide.edu.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Do you have a passion for Science, English, Mathematics, Languages, Geography, History, Economics or Accounting? Do you want to inspire and teach others about your chosen area of knowledge?

The School of Education at the University of Adelaide offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degree pathways that are recognised for teacher registration in all states of Australia and by teacher-employing authorities overseas.

The University of Adelaide is an innovative, research-intensive university. Consequently, there is a strong connection between research and discovery and the teaching curricula. Courses are informed by the latest research findings and knowledge, meaning degrees and the topics studied are up-to-date and relevant.


WHICH TEACHING DEGREE IS FOR ME?

Have you just completed year 12 or are you coming to study as a mature age student? If you have not completed a bachelor degree previously then the BACHELOR OF TEACHING is your pathway to your career as a Senior Secondary School Teacher.

A Bachelor of Teaching is combined with one of the following:

  • Bachelor of Arts:
    English, Geography, History, Languages, ESL, Economics, Psychology
  • Bachelor of Economics: Accounting, Economics, Business
  • Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences: Mathematics, Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics

The Bachelor of Teaching double degrees enable students to develop deep discipline knowledge while studying education theory and engaging in professional placements throughout the four years of study.

Practical in-classroom experience is an integrated part of each of these degrees, starting in your first and second years with classroom observations and in your fourth year three placements that build upon your theory knowledge and allow for your hands-on development of classroom practice.

This option will close NO EARLIER than Monday 05 December 2016 but after that date it may close without notice. You are encouraged to apply without delay.

OR

Do you have a Bachelor’s degree from an Australian University or approved International University? If yes then the MASTER OF TEACHING is your pathway to your career as a Secondary School Teacher. This program is equivalent to a standard two years of full-time study. The accelerated program is able to be completed by students in a full-time duration of 1.5 years..

This degree is suitable for those wishing to become Senior Secondary School Teachers, or those entering post-secondary educational institutions and those professions that may benefit from a study of the theory and practice of education.

Curriculum The courses taught cover issues in education such as professional practice, Learning and motivation; the social context of education; student-teacher interaction; and curriculum and assessment in the Australian context. Student undertake studies in curriculum areas related to their undergraduate qualifications and teaching specialisations and complete two full-time supervised teaching blocks in South Australian schools totalling 65 days.  In the second of your degree, students complete a significant practice-based research project.

Areas of Specialisation:  To complete the Master of Teaching program, students must enrol in tow teaching areas.

English: English, Senior English
Humanities: Geography, History, Senior History
Languages: Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Modern Greek, Vietnamese,
Other Languages
ESL: English as a Second Language
Business Studies: Accounting, Business Studies, Economics
Music: Classroom Music, Instrumental Music
Information Technology: Information Technology
Mathematics: Mathematics, Senior Mathematics
Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Agricultural Science, Science
Psychology Psychology


If you would like more information regarding our accredited teacher training courses:
See Degree Finder Entry Requirements for SATAC information.

Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts Degree Finder Click Here
Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Science Degree Finder Click Here
Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Mathematical & Computer Science Degree Finder
Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Economics Degree Finder Click Here
Master of Teaching Degree Finder Click Here

 

 

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Claire Bloor

JUNE  RESEARCH SEMINAR
ALL WELCOME
11:00AM-11:30AM 26 JUNE 2017
LEVEL 8, NEXUS BUILDING, 10 PULTENEY STREET, SMaRTe ROOM, SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

STUDENT RESPONSES TO THE AUSTRALIAN HISTORY CURRICULUM

MS CLAIRE BLOOR

ABSTRACT: Since 2011 there have been changes in history education in Foundation to Year 10. With the move to the Australian Curriculum, history as a subject briefly gained national attention in the media as one of the first subjects released under the new curriculum. However, while the Australia Curriculum was promoted as a national curriculum, implementation has been left in the hands of state governments, meaning that some variation has emerged in the approaches to history education in each state and territory.  With the change to the Australian Curriculum the views of parents, teachers and students on history education are important for understanding how history as a school subject is seen by those who are most affected by the change and its overall importance in the school curriculum. The comments of parents, teachers, and students in three Australian states, each with a different approach to implementing the Australian Curriculum: History, were collected in 2016 as part of a project looking at the perspectives of key stakeholders. This presentation will discuss the views of the Year 9 and 10 students who participated in focus group discussions about the current Australian History Curriculum, that took place in 9 schools, 6 in South Australia, 3 in Western Australia and one in Victoria. The analysis of the focus group data which were recorded and transcribed highlighted these themes: the students’ views on the history they learn about in school, the topics they regard as important, and their opinions on a national approach to the History Curriculum.

BIOGRAPHY:  Claire is a PhD Candidate at The University of Adelaide. Claire’s research is on the perception of key stakeholders on the Australian Curriculum: History. Past qualifications include Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Teaching awarded in 2012 along with Honours in History in 2011 from The University of Adelaide. She has previously taught at a small area school in South Australia.

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Prof Dr Javad Hosseinzadeh

TRANSDISCIPLINARY MEASUREMENT & EVALUATION RESEARCH GROUP (TMERG) SEMINAR 5, 2017 Date: Friday 23, June 2017 Time: 10:00am – 11:00am Where: School of Education, SMaRTe Room, Level 8, Nexus Building, 10 Pulteney Street. The Transdisciplinary Measurement and Evaluation Research Group (TMERG) has its origins in the School of Education, and provides an avenue for discussion and research […]

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Assoc Prof Julie Matthews

RESEARCH SEMINAR ALL WELCOME 11:30AM-12:00PM 22 MAY 2017 LEVEL 8, NEXUS BUILDING, 10 PULTENEY STREET, SMaRTe ROOM, SCHOOL OF EDUCATION THE TREASONABLE TEACHER IN TREACHEROUS TIMES. DR JULIE MATTHEWS ABSTRACT: Beset by national and international conflicts, wars, violence, terrorism we have entered treacherous times. At its tipping point environment change is sweeping us into towards new instabilities and […]

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Alex Lovat

MAY  RESEARCH SEMINAR ALL WELCOME 11:00am-11:30aM 22 MAY 2017 LEVEL 8, NEXUS BUILDING, 10 PULTENEY STREET, SMaRTe ROOM, SCHOOL OF EDUCATION RAISING EDUCATIONAL ASPIRATIONS THROUGH THE CHILDREN’S UNIVERSITY PROGRAM Dr ALEX LOVAT (PhD, SCHOOL OF EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE) ABSTRACT: Young children living in disadvantaged situations have few opportunities and often few expectations of studying at university. The Children’s […]

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TRANSDISCIPLINARY MEASUREMENT & EVALUATION RESEARCH GROUP (TMERG) SEMINAR 4, 2017 Date: Friday 12 May 2017 Time: 10:00am – 11:00am Where: School of Education, SMaRTe Room, Level 8, Nexus Building, 10 Pulteney Street. The Transdisciplinary Measurement and Evaluation Research Group (TMERG) has its origins in the School of Education, and provides an avenue for discussion and research […]

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Imtiaz Ali Bughio (HDR)

APRIL  RESEARCH SEMINAR ALL WELCOME 11:00AM-11:30AM 24 APRIL 2017 LEVEL 8, NEXUS BUILDING, 10 PULTENEY STREET, SMaRTe ROOM, SCHOOL OF EDUCATION DATA COLLECTION IN DFAT LEVEL 3 COUNTRIES: A PERSONAL EXPERIENCE MR IMTIAZ ALI BUGHIO Abstract: This presentation is based upon my personal experiences to go through the formalities required by The University of Adelaide […]

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Dr Julia Miller

APRIL  RESEARCH SEMINAR ALL WELCOME 11:30AM-12:00PM 24 APRIL 2017 LEVEL 8, NEXUS BUILDING, 10 PULTENEY STREET, SMaRTe ROOM, SCHOOL OF EDUCATION RESEARCH IN THE PIPELINE: IDENTIFYING THE IDIOMS MOST FREQUENTLY USED IN ENGLISH ACADEMIC WRITING. Dr JULIA MILLER ABSTRACT: The definition of the term ‘idiom’ is hotly debated, but for the purposes of this presentation […]

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TRANSDISCIPLINARY MEASUREMENT & EVALUATION RESEARCH GROUP (TMERG) SEMINAR 2 & 3, 2017 Date: Thursday 20 April 2017 Time: 10:00am – 11:00am Where: School of Education, SMaRTe Room, Level 8, Nexus Building, 10 Pulteney Street. REGISTER: Eventbrite Here The Transdisciplinary Measurement and Evaluation Research Group (TMERG) has its origins in the School of Education, and provides […]

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TRANSDISCIPLINARY MEASUREMENT & EVALUATION RESEARCH GROUP (TMERG) SEMINAR 1, 2017 Date: Thursday 30 March 2017 Time: 11:10am – 12:30pm Where: School of Education, SMaRTe Room, Level 8, Nexus Building, 10 Pulteney Street. REGISTER: Eventbrite Here The Transdisciplinary Measurement and Evaluation Research Group (TMERG) has its origins in the School of Education, and provides an avenue […]

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Linda&Jarrod

MARCH RESEARCH SEMINAR ALL WELCOME 1:00PM-2:00PM 27TH MARCH 2017 LEVEL 8, NEXUS BUILDING, 10 PULTENEY STREET, SMaRTe ROOM, SCHOOL OF EDUCATION YOU SCRATCH MY BACK: TEACHER-LECTURER COLLABORATION FOSTERING IN-SERVICE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DR LINDA WESTPHALEN AND MR JARROD JOHNSON ABSTRACT: This paper outlines the evolution of a professional teacher-focussed community of practice (CoP) from a partnership […]

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