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Learn to teach students, from early childhood, to primary and secondary education.
Work with the building blocks of literacy and numeracy. Choose a specialisation—find the beauty in art, explore the wonders of science or celebrate the poetry of English.
Explore the digital world, how it works and its role as a research and delivery tool. Fill your toolbox with the educational skills you need to master lesson plans and curriculum design. Through it all, negotiate the complexities of educational pedagogical theory.
Education & teaching degrees
Education & teaching subjects
Primary Professional Experience 2: Leadership and Stewardship for Diverse Learners
How to become an education and teaching professional
Graduate then go straight to the head of the classroom.
Embrace the title of educator—it’s not just a job. Become the best teacher that students remember forever. And enjoy your job security because teachers will always be in demand.
Let your career flourish. Pursue leadership pathways, work in administration, develop policy and contribute to research. From in front of the blackboard or behind the books, you’ll inspire students and learners no matter what course you set in education and teaching.
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Student stories and study advice
Why teaching is a good career choice
Teaching could help you find purpose and make a genuine difference in the lives of young people. Here’s how.
Want a career change from teaching but not sure how?
Spoiler—you have more transferable skills than you think. By the end of this article, you may even have a game (not lesson) plan to go on.
What is TESOL?
Want more than a traditional teaching career? Life as a TESOL teacher could be the ideal path for you. Let's explore what this teaching specialty is, and why it can lead to opportunities all over the world.
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