Prepare to be a primary teacher who is a specialist in special education, so you can nurture the development of those with a disability or learning and behavioural difficulties. By studying this course, you will also gain the practical skills to manage social, cultural and developmental diversity.
Ballarat, Brisbane, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield
4 yrs FT (or equivalent PT)
Assumed knowledge: A minimum of three Band 5 HSC results, including one in English, two units of Mathematics Band 4. This course includes a full year of discipline studies to allow applicants to meet the three band 5 entry requirements.
110 days with a minimum of 30 days in a special education setting, as a requirement for Victorian Institute of Teaching recognition of special education specialisation.
Year 1: Community engagement, minimum of 35 hours. Year 2: 15 days, 15 days. Year 3: 15 days, 30 days. Year 4: 5 days, 30 days.
*Community engagement will be undertaken in an educational setting.
Graduates are eligible for registration as a primary or special education teacher in a primary, government, independent, Catholic, and other faith-based schools, and can work in inclusive education settings. This program is pending accreditation. Once accredited the program will meet the teacher education component of the qualification requirements for registration in all states and territories.
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