Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)
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The Education (Early Childhood) program from CQUniversity Australia will qualify you for professional registration as a teacher throughout Australia and be able to teach from Prep to Year 6.
You will also be qualified to work in specialist early childhood contexts, including childcare and kindergartens throughout Australia. A unique feature of this course is the opportunity for you to gain a nationally recognised Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care within your first one-two years of the course.
The Education (Early Childhood) program from CQUniversity Australia is an initial teacher education course usually studied over a period of four years. This course qualifies you for professional registration which is administered in Queensland by the Queensland College of Teachers. You will demonstrate evidence of meeting the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (Graduate Career Stage) throughout the course of study.
On successful completion of the course, you will be eligible for employment in primary schools from Prep to Year 6 and in early childhood settings (long day care settings & kindergartens/pre-prep) throughout Australia.
|Duration:||4 years full-time|
|Tuition Fee:||AUD 28 080 per year|
|Location:||Bundaberg, Mackay, Rockhampton|
As a graduate of the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) you will be qualified to teach in primary school settings from Prep to Year 6 and in specialist early childhood contexts, including childcare and kindergartens throughout Australia.
Like most professions, teaching has specific workforce demands and sometimes oversupply. Before undertaking a course of study, you should check with major employers regarding potential future employment prospects.
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WHY STUDY EDUCATION AT CQUNIVERSITY
Education is one of Australia’s largest professions, with career opportunities in schools, TAFE and vocational education, universities and training organisations, as well as in the public and private sector.
Make a difference
Many future educators have a desire to make a difference in the lives of the people they teach and to share their passion for learning. A large number of permanent teachers are employed each year in Australia, and many are offered temporary or contract positions. Generally, teachers enjoy a competitive salary, generous superannuation schemes, locality allowance for service in specified regions and significant leave entitlements.
Innovative and unique courses
CQUniversity’s education course are innovative and unique in their approach. Whether you are looking to start your career, or widen and improve your employment prospects, CQUniversity can help you to achieve your goals. There are several specialisations offered in our new Bachelor of Education courses, including Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary Education. Whichever course you choose, we can help to make a real difference to your career and life.
Work integrated learning
Our education courses have a key focus on work integrated learning. When studying education you will benefit from early, frequent and extended professional practice. This practice is effectively integrated with theory, providing you with a thorough understanding of education to ensure that you are classroom-ready. Due to the close and continuing relationship between schools and CQUniversity, we have the support of schools in welcoming students on practical placements.
Our education courses have been developed in partnership with leading educational authorities, ensuring they are current and relevant. Many of our educators come from teaching backgrounds, ensuring you have access to some of the most well-connected educators in the field. Our staff are respected leaders in their fields, often still contributing to research and working within the profession. Above all, every member of our staff is committed to guiding and supporting you throughout your learning journey.