The Graduate Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (Education) develops specialised expertise for teaching English as an additional language or dialect (EAL/D) in the primary, secondary and adult sectors both inside and outside of Australia.
This course is designed to provide qualified teachers eligible to teach in Australia with a grounding in the theory and practice of Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages and for experienced teachers who wish to develop their professional skills and knowledge in the discipline.
Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.
Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.
For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library
Entry will be based on performance in:
This course is designed to broaden the skills of those working as registered teachers in primary and secondary schools, by adding a VIT-endorsed specialist teaching method area in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages to their existing teacher registration.
For more information go to 'DeakinTALENT '
To be awarded the Graduate Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (Education), students are required to successfully complete 4 credit points of core units and
The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin. You can also refer to the Recognition of Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree and how to apply for credit.