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Early Childhood and Primary Teaching

If you are interested in becoming an Early Childhood and Primary School teacher, CDU offers both undergraduate and graduate entry course options that allow a variety of options.

You may be able to:

  • move into an early childhood teaching course following Year 12
  • move into an early childhood teaching graduate entry course if you have an existing bachelor degree
  • upgrade your Diploma of Children's Services, your Bachelor of Children's Services or your current Early Childhood degree
  • move from primary school teaching or secondary to early childhood teaching
  • gain an early childhood degree, leading to NT teacher registration, from a variety of entry points.

The Bachelor of Education Early Childhood Teaching is an initial teacher education course which was launched in 2015. This nationally accredited program is approved with the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and the Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory consistent with the standards established by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL).

Nationally accredited courses will generally allow graduates to seek registration in all Australian states and or territories; however, we do advise that applicants check with their local teacher registration board or authority.

This four year undergraduate dual-sector course will prepare graduates to seek employment in both early childhood settings and primary schools.

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  • school leavers
  • mature age students starting their new life; those who hold a Certificate IV in Children's Services
  • those who hold a Certificate IV in Education Support
  • those who hold a Diploma of Children's Services (Early Childhood Education and Care).

The Bachelor of Education Early Childhood Teaching is available in fast track mode and can be completed in less than four years full-time.
This course is offered in both internal and external modes.

For more information about this course contact Georgina Nutton, or read more on the CDU course catalogue.
E: georgina.nutton@cdu.edu.au
T: 08 8946 7793


 

The Bachelor of Education (Graduate Entry) was launched in 2015 and is nationally accredited with the Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory consistent with the standards established by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL).

The Early Childhood and Primary stream in this program is approved with the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

Nationally accredited courses will generally allow graduates to seek registration in all Australian states and or territories; however, we do advise that applicants check with their local teacher registration board or authority.

The Bachelor of Education (Graduate Entry) is for applicants who hold an existing bachelor degree (of at least 3 years duration) in one or more of the areas associated with the Australian Curriculum and/or Early Childhood.

The Early Childhood and Primary stream in this program is a dual stream providing the opportunity of qualifying both as an early childhood and primary school teacher.

This program is available in fast track mode and can be completed in less than two years full-time. It is offered in both internal and external modes.

This course is designed for:

  • three year trained teachers wishing to upgrade to become a four year trained teacher
  • teachers who wish to change sectors
  • those who hold an Advanced Diploma of Teaching / Education who wish to become 4 year trained
  • those who hold a bachelor degree and are interested in qualifying as a teacher.

For more information about this course contact Dr Farha Sattar or read more on the CDU course catalogue.
E: farha.sattar@cdu.edu.au
T: 08 8946 7636