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Teaching and Education

The world needs more teachers to help inspire tomorrow's thought leaders and shape the minds of future generations.

Studying Teaching and Education in Perth

Imagine a career where you’re shaping young minds, inspiring a love for learning, and helping students reach their full potential. Rewarding in more ways than one, a career in teaching is a fulfilling one where you can make a lasting impact on the lives of your students.

Working in a dynamic and ever-evolving environment, where each day brings new challenges and opportunities, you’ll learn how to equip students with the tools they need to succeed academically, personally, and professionally. Plus, you’ll get the joy of seeing your students grow, knowing you’ve played a part in their development.

Being a laidback, family-friendly city, it’s easy to see why quality educators – from primary school through to tertiary – are in high demand in Perth. In fact, teachers are in high demand right across Western Australia with incentives offered for those willing to work in regional areas.

Some of the most high-demand teaching areas include:

  • Secondary schools
  • STEM subjects
  • Rural, regional and remote schools
  • Languages

Student stories

Listen to what students from all over the world love most about living and studying in Perth.

"Perth is full of opportunities for those who are looking."
"Perth has given me safety, opportunity, and a sense of belonging."
"Perth allows me to explore new things in a safe and open environment."

Theoretical content

As a student, you will learn how to prepare the processes and methods of teaching and learning in pre-schools, schools, tertiary educational institutions and informal settings.

The theoretical content includes:

  • Curriculum development
  • Processes of learning and skill acquisition
  • Teaching methods

Fields of work

This study area comprises the following fields of work:

  • Teacher Education
  • Curriculum and Education Studies
  • Other Education

Potential careers

When you study Teaching and Education, it opens the doors to a diverse range of exciting careers within an industry that’s in high demand.

With a qualification from a leading international education provider, you’ll build incredible employability prospects and gain the practical experience you need to build a successful career.

Graduates can pursue a range of careers as a:

  • Teacher
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Education Consultant

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In order to teach, including relief teaching, in Western Australia, a recognized tertiary teaching degree is required. This consists of a relevant 3-year bachelor's degree followed by completion of an initial teacher education program such as a Graduate Diploma in Education or a 2-year Master of Teaching.

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