Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Year and Campus:||2011 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||25 credit points taken over 12 months part time.|
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This Professional Certificate program is for primary teachers who have a large number of second-language learners in their classes. The focus of the program is on giving the teachers strategies to support these students in their studies across the curriculum in mainstream classes. This course is only available to sponsored cohorts from the CEO.
On completion of this subject, students will be able to:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||There are two core subjects in this course.|
|Subject Options:|| They are: |
Study Period Commencement:
February, Semester 2
1. The Selection Committee will evaluate the applicant’s ability to pursue successfully the course using the following criteria-
• an undergraduate degree and an approved teaching qualification, or equivalent; or
• a four year undergraduate teaching degree, or equivalent.
2. The Selection Committee may conduct interviews and tests and may call for referee reports or employer references to elucidate any of the matters referred to above.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and Graduate School policy to take reasonable steps to enable the participation of students with disabilities, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the Graduate School’s programs.
In all courses
Students who feel a disability will prevent them from meeting the above academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit.
Academically Excellent: The course is based on the latest research into ESL students in primary classrooms.
Knowledgeable across disciplines: The course will examine the language demands across the disciplines taught in primary schools.
Leaders in Communities: The course is constructed to develop leaders in literacy within schools.
Attuned to cultural diversity: The course is designed to develop greater sensitivity to linguistic and cultural diversity in schools.
Active global citizens: An international awareness of English as a global language underpins the course, as does an awareness of global migration flows.
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