Secondary Teacher Education

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Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora | College of Education, Health and Human Development offers three internationally recognised qualifications for students who wish to train as secondary school teachers.

  • The Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning and the Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning in Secondary Teaching are one-year qualifications for those who already hold a degree. These are offered either by distance or by on-campus study in Ōtautahi Christchurch, with an intake in January.
  • The Master of Teaching and Learning is a one-year postgraduate qualification for those who already hold a degree. Students complete a 180-point master's degree within one calendar year of full-time study on campus. This qualification focuses on practices that cater for diverse and priority learners' needs in the Aotearoa New Zealand context.

Contact us

Te Kura Whakangungu Kaiako | School of Teacher Education

Phone +64 3 369 3333

Level 5, Rehua building – see campus maps

Postal address
Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora | College of Education, Health and Human Development
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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