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Graduate Certificate in Education (First Nations Education Practice)

  • Graduate Certificate

Strengthen your understanding of First Nations education Design learning experiences that embed First Nations perspectives Learn today, use tomorrow with our real-world courses You can choose to specialise in this area or choose option units across a range of topics Students who commence this course...

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
1 year part-time
Course Code
EU60
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$2,000 per year
International Fees
$14,900 per year

About this course

  • Strengthen your understanding of First Nations education
  • Design learning experiences that embed First Nations perspectives
  • Learn today, use tomorrow with our real-world courses
  • You can choose to specialise in this area or choose option units across a range of topics
  • Students who commence this course prior to 2022 in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) will remain CSP for the duration of the course. Students commencing this course from 2022 will be on a full domestic fee basis.

Study locations

Kelvin Grove

Online

What you will learn

The Graduate Certificate in Education (First Nations Education Practice) enables teachers and educators to learn about First Nations perspectives and education and to design localised learning experiences for their own teaching contexts. This course investigates the nuances of curriculum, the strengths of pedagogical approaches and strategies for collaborative practice to assist educators to develop purposeful and responsive learning experiences centred around First Nations perspectives. You will:

  • position your own practice in the trajectory of First Nations education and policy
  • review the research literature relating to First Nations pedagogy to devise teaching strategies appropriate to your context and practice
  • interrogate the way curriculum and First Nations perspectives and knowledges interact, to distil practice protocols appropriate to your context
  • be supported to design and critically analyse a learning sequence incorporating First Nations pedagogy and perspectives.
Flexible delivery

You may study this course part time. If you choose a selection of option units you can choose to study full-time or part-time. You can study on campus, online or select a blended approach to suit you. QUT provides a variety of online learning environments to enable you to participate fully, receive expert guidance and support, and be in regular contact with expert teaching staff.

Career pathways

Careers and outcomes

Graduates of this course will be equipped to enhance the learning of all their students, confidently meet First Nations education APST requirements and become leaders in collaborative First Nations education practice. Graduates can contribute to broader policy and community initiatives to progress positive outcomes for First Nations peoples. You'll be ready to design learning experiences that embed First Nations perspectives in curriculum and through pedagogy.

Course articulation

You have the option to keep learning and build towards a Master of Education.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Teacher Education courses at QUT (Queensland University of Technology).
85.3%
Overall satisfaction
77.3%
Skill scale
75.1%
Teaching scale
89.9%
Employed full-time
$90k
Average salary