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James Cook University (JCU)

  • 28% international / 72% domestic

Master of Teaching and Learning (Secondary)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Enhance your career by achieving a highly respected Master of Teaching and Learning (Secondary). Your qualification will give you an edge in a competitive educational workplace – and your abilities will be valued if you aspire to work in an Australian, international, Indigenous or rural, regional, remote community.This qualification equips you to teach in government, Catholic and independent schools.International Students considering teacher registration in Australia will need to meet the Queensland College of Teachers English Language Proficiency requirements.

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Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
2 years full-time
Course Code
Study Mode
In person
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About this course

In line with the developmental approach, you'll experience as you study towards this JCU Masters degree, the course is structured into phases focusing on:Learners and learningTeaching for learningLeading for learning and change.As a highlight of your studies, you'll take part in an internship or service learning experience focused on teachers as researchers for learning.Among the units you will study are:Learners and Learning in Secondary School ContextsLiteracy and Numeracy for Secondary TeachersTeaching and Learning in Diverse Secondary School ContextsInformation Technology across the CurriculumTeachers as Leaders for Learning and ChangeAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander EducationCollecting, Analysing and Reporting Data: Leading for LearningCulturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms and Communities.Note: You may need to undertake placements away from the campus at which you are enrolled, at your own expense. To learn more about Professional Placements and Internships, visit Enrolment Policy – Coursework Students Important additional requirementsBefore the start of your first placement, you will be required to obtain a Suitability to Work with Children Card which involves a criminal history check undertaken by the Queensland Police.Graduate teachers must retain a current Suitability to Work with Children Card for the duration of their course, as failure to do so will result in the termination of their enrolment in the course. Prior to undertaking your final professional experience, all pre-service teachers must satisfactorily complete the Literacy and Numeracy initial Teacher Education Test (LANTITE).

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