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Bachelor of Education Secondary


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Bachelor of Education Secondary prepares students to be teachers in secondary schools in line with the Australian National Curriculum. It meets both national and local need for teachers of exemplary practice committed to enhancing educational outcomes for all children and young adults. It emphasises improving the teaching-learning relationship in the classroom, raising awareness of issues surrounding Indigenous education and developing an informed, evidence-based approach to learning and teaching in secondary school settings. The course comprises discipline-specific curriculum and pedagogical studies, general education studies and professional experience. Graduates of the course also possess levels of personal literacy and numeracy broadly equivalent to top 30% of the Australian population.

This course offers 17 first teaching areas (major) and 19 second teaching areas (minor) options in secondary teaching training.

The course is both theoretical and practical, providing a sound knowledge base in the core content areas of the school curriculum, knowledge of contemporary approaches to issues in education such as inclusivity, child and adolescent development, and promoting positive behaviour, and extensive experience in school settings.

Indigenous perspectives are a particular focus with all students expected to examine specific strategies for enhancing educational outcomes for Indigenous children.

The course employs a range of flexible, multi-modal study options such as on-campus workshops, lecture recordings, online classroom sessions, and external studies.

It is recommended that applicants interested in undertaking the Music major possess Grade 4 Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB) Practical and Theory. Applicants are required to contact the School of Creative Arts and Humanities on (08) 8946 7404 or email cah@cdu.edu.au after applying for auditioning.

For more information about this course contact Dr Khalid Khan or read Course Catalogue.
E: khalid.khan@cdu.edu.au
T: 08 8946 6963