Bachelor of Education (Primary)

Qualification: Bachelor's Degree
Study mode: Online
Payment options: HECS-HELP may be available
Duration: Self-paced, max 10 years
Start date: Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Swinburne Online (RTO 3059)

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About this course

The Bachelor of Education (Primary) course offered by Swinburne Online through SEEK Learning will kick-start your rewarding career in early childhood and primary school teaching.

You'll be provided with both a theoretical and practical grounding in essential skills such as how to effectively plan and assess a curriculum, support diversity and equality in the classroom, develop language and literacy and teach mathematics, science, health and physical education, arts education and humanities.

Four practical placements in school environments provide you with the hands-on experience required to ensure you graduate with a real-life, vocationally oriented skill set.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Have completed Year 12, with a minimum ATAR score of 60.00 or equivalent

OR

  • Hold a certificate IV or higher

OR

  • Have a minimum of 3 years' full-time work experience in a relevant field

A current Working With Children Check is also required.

Areas of study

In this teaching course, the subjects you will study include:

  • Learning and communicating online
  • Introduction to curriculum planning and assessment - practicum 1
  • Understanding language and literacy
  • The world of maths
  • Theories of teaching and learning
  • Indigenous education and perspectives
  • Teaching and learning in the 21st century
  • Contemporary perspectives of learning and development for early childhood
  • Developing literacy
  • Mathematics in practice
  • Contemporary perspectives of learning and development for early childhood
  • Understanding supportive behaviour
  • Sustainable education and perspectives
  • Curriculum, planning and assessment for primary - practicum 2

Plus these major units:

  • Mathematics in the primary classroom
  • Teaching literacy
  • Discovering science
  • Teaching science and technology
  • Supporting diversity and equity
  • Health and physical education
  • Curriculum and pedagogy for primary - practicum 3
  • Teaching in Australian schools
  • Integrated studies
  • Arts education
  • Supporting inclusion for primary
  • Assessment for primary
  • Teaching the humanities
  • Ready to teach professional experience - practicum 4

Plus four elective units.

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What’s it like to work as a primary teacher?

This online teaching qualification will see you graduate with the skills to pursue a rewarding career in early childhood or primary school teaching in all states and territories throughout Australia.

Gain a nationally recognised degree whilst honing your skills as a highly capable educator.

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Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. Additionally, if you are an Australian resident you may also be eligible to receive Abstudy/Austudy or Youth Allowance.

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You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
SEEK Learning offers a vast selection of tertiary and vocational courses through some of Australia’s leading education providers. You can study an accredited TAFE, university and IT course, as well as customised training packages, from recognised course providers. With flexible study and finance options and many courses available through correspondence and online studies, you can gain any number of career-boosting qualifications at your convenience with SEEK Learning.
As a student of Swinburne Online through SEEK Learning, your studies will be supported by online communication with tutors and other students through discussion boards, chat sessions, email and blogs. Swinburne Online offers an excellent tutor–student ratio and you will receive regular feedback and guidance from eLearning Advisors.

Swinburne Online’s student liaison officers are available by email and phone 7 days a week to respond to any queries or concerns you may have about your studies. They can also provide information on admissions, enrolment and re-enrolment, course advice, policies and regulations, academic assessments and any technical issues you may experience.

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