Teacher education

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About teacher education

Brilliant educators share an aptitude for outstanding communication, the understanding of how adults learn, and a passion for working with and supporting others to achieve their goals.

Whether your passion is for improving adult numeracy and literacy, or for inspiring tertiary learners in your specialist area, we have the expert tutors and industry connections to prepare you for a career that not only has a positive influence, but has the potential to change lives on a daily basis.

Studying teacher education

Studying teacher education at Ara can lead you to a qualification at award and certificate level. At Ara we help you to develop the skills that mark excellence in teaching.

Our tutors have wide industry experience and access to the latest research and methods. We tailor our programmes to suit individual situations and learning styles, incorporating practical and eLearning options.

Programmes

Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Teaching & Learning

Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Teaching and Learning - Pending Approval

Programme code:
CH4057
Level:
7
Credits:
120
Starts:
Throughout the year

Enhance your tertiary teaching practice and extend your career opportunities.

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Certificate in Tertiary Learning and Teaching

Programme code:
CH4020
Level:
5
Credits:
60
Starts:
Throughout the year

The Certificate in Tertiary Learning and Teaching is a 60 credit workplace-based programme for practicing classroom teachers.

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New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) (Level 5)

New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) (Level 5)

Programme code:
NZ2754
Level:
5
Credits:
40
Starts:
Throughout the year

Develop learners' literacy and numeracy within your vocational teaching context.

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Diploma in Childbirth Education

Programme code:
AO3207
Level:
5
Credits:
120
Starts:
February

Childbirth Education will not be offered from 2017. Consider the , , or an Adult Education qualification, or call 0800 24 24 76 to discuss your options.

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Workplace Assessment

Programme code:
G07014
Level:
5
Credits:
15
Starts:
Throughout the year

Using your knowledge and industry experience, this qualification improves your workplace assessment capability and understanding of analysis techniques.

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New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5)

New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5)

Programme code:
NZ2993
Level:
5
Credits:
60
Starts:
Throughout the year

Enhance your teaching skills and further your career.

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