The Master of Teaching (Secondary) is for university graduates from non-teaching courses who want to become a secondary school teacher (Years 7 to 12). On completion of this degree, you will obtain a formal qualification making you eligible to teach specialised subject areas to children aged 13 to 18 in public and private schools.
This degree produces quality teachers with an understanding of diversity in the classroom and strong connections to school communities. You will benefit from quality training with local teachers and a range of workshops to enhance your skills in Information and Communication Technology in Education and Training (ICT), communication, working with parents, designing assessment tasks and conducting school-based research. You will also complete 60 days of professional experience, and have an opportunity to take an international placement teaching in Fiji or Thailand.
This program focuses on building teaching skills through a professional experience immersion program in your very first session, and regular professional experience periods throughout the degree. Your learning will be supported by online teaching, forums, podcasts and video streamed lectures, on-campus tutorials and in-school activities.
During your degree you will explore the concepts of teaching and learning to build your professional skills in your selected teaching areas. Teaching areas include: Business Studies/Economics,
Legal Studies, Geography, Modern or Ancient History, English, Drama, Mathematics, Science, Visual Art, Music, Society and Culture and TESOL. The methods offered are subject to demand, meaning that not all methods are guaranteed to be offered each year.