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Teaching (Secondary)

Teachers are influential community members. Play a major role in helping secondary students develop their independence and success in their lives, and make a difference to young people and their learning, knowledge and skill acquisition.

Te Kura Toi Tangata Secondary School Future Teacher Bursary

Established in 2020, this bursary aims to support those wanting to go into secondary school teaching with a $1,000 contribution towards their fees. Students are nominated at the time of application. For more information, please email [email protected] and learn more.

To become a secondary school teacher at the University of Waikato, you can complete an undergraduate degree in your relevant field and then complete a Graduate Diploma of Teaching. This is a one-year full-time qualification. We recommend you seek advice on your previous qualification to ensure you meet the requirements for teaching. For advice on your study options in secondary school teaching, please email [email protected].

To teach at secondary school level, you need to specialise in an area of interest, subject or topic that you will teach. Curriculum subjects taught at the University include (but are not limited to*):

  • Science
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Social studies
  • History
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • English
  • Media studies
  • Drama
  • Technology (all areas)
  • Languages (various)
  • Te Reo Māori
  • Art
  • Music
  • Dance
  • Health
  • Physical education
  • Business studies
  • Accounting
  • Economics

To teach a NZ curriculum subject at senior level (years 11-13), 300 level papers are required. To teach at junior level (years 7-10), 100 and 200 level papers are required. When you apply you will be asked to submit your degree transcript(s), and the programme leader/coordinator will recommend a programme once you reach the interview stage of your application.

As a graduate of this programme, you will be among the best teaching graduates and highly regarded by education employers within New Zealand and overseas. You'll have the understanding, skills and academic requirements to be a skilled and competent secondary school teacher. Statistics show that eighty two percent of recent teaching graduates are in employment, making it a sound and reliable career choice.

You will be eligible to apply for a provisional practicing certificate, and after two years of full time teaching, be granted a full practicing certificate with the New Zealand Education Council.

Please note: some smaller areas such as psychology, guidance counselling and environmental studies are taught via special topics, however students must be capable of teaching in another main area (based on papers taken in their previous qualification), such as social studies.

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Key information

Study Locations:Hamilton, Tauranga, Online
Papers offered differ by location. The Catalogue of Papers has full location info.
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Study in Tauranga

The Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary) is available at least partially in Tauranga, with some online components. Curriculum area papers are largely Hamilton-only, although some are available in Tauranga or online.


100 Level

Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
DLRNG100Developing Digital Fluency15.021A (Online)
This paper offers a foundation for students learning to navigate and communicate effectively through digital learning environments. It incorporates purposeful selection of technologies for learning, and digital literacy which includes being able to research, create, evaluate and apply technical skills while doing so.
EDART100Engaging with Arts Education in the Community15.021A (Block) & 21A (Block - Tauranga)
This paper aims to develop students' strength in learning and teaching selected arts disciplines in school and community settings.
LLTED101An Introduction to Children's Literature15.021A (Online)
In this paper we examine children's literature from picturebook to novel; from author to illustrator; from history to modern times. The link between children's literature and education is a thread running through the course. Class members will develop a familiarity with a range of genres and concepts linking children's literature a...
MAOED100Huarahi Matauranga Māori: Historical and Contemporary Approaches to Māori Education15.021A (Hamilton) & 21A (Online)
This paper examines historical and contemporary approaches in Maori education provision in Aotearoa New Zealand. It explores policies, practices and developments that have impacted on the educational development of Maori.
MTHED100Conceptual Understanding in Mathematics15.021A (Hamilton) & 21A (Online)
This paper provides an introduction to key conceptual understandings in mathematics and connects mathematics with everyday life.
TEACH100Literacy and Mathematics in the Early Years15.021B (Hamilton) & 21B (Tauranga)
This paper introduces students to what it means to be a teacher and learner of literacy and mathematics in Aotearoa New Zealand in early years settings. Students will gain an understanding of how children develop oral and written language and the importance of talk. The paper includes a focus on the understanding, competence, and c...
TEACH101Being a Teacher in Aotearoa New Zealand15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper introduces students to the skills, attitudes and values required of a teacher in Aotearoa New Zealand. It explores professional and ethical requirements for teachers and commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi.
TEACH102Aotearoa Curriculum in Action15.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Tauranga) & 21X (Online)
This paper introduces students to the nature and purpose of early childhood and schooling curriculum in Aotearoa New Zealand, and to theories that shape curriculum intent, implementation and outcomes.
TEACH110Literacy and Mathematics 115.021B (Hamilton), 21B (Tauranga) & 21X (Online)
This paper introduces students to what it means to be a teacher and learner of literacy and mathematics in Aotearoa New Zealand. Students will gain an understanding of how children develop oral and written language and the importance of talk. The paper includes a focus on the understanding, competence, and critical thinking require...
TEACH111Introduction to Literacies15.021A (Online), 21B (Hamilton) & 21B (Tauranga)
This paper introduces students to what it means to be a teacher and learner of literacy in Aotearoa New Zealand. Stduents will gain an understanding of how children develop oral, written and visual language, and focus on developing the content and pedagogical knowledge to assist children's language and development in ways that are ...
TEEDU100Concepts of Learning and Teaching 115.021B (Hamilton), 21B (Tauranga) & 21X (Online)
In this paper, students will examine theories of learning, working with diverse learners and a range of innovative teaching practices.
TEEDU101The Aotearoa New Zealand Educational Context15.021B (Hamilton), 21B (Tauranga) & 21X (Online)
This paper examines the educational policies, ideas and processes shaping educational contexts in Aotearoa New Zealand.
TEEDU102Learning and Development Across the Lifespan15.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Tauranga) & 21X (Online)
This paper focuses on understanding and enhancing human development through an exploration of biological, psychological, social and cultural factors that influence patterns of development and learning over the lifespan.
TEPRO100Professional Experience 1 (Early Childhood)15.021I (Hamilton), 21I (Tauranga), 21X (Hamilton) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper introduces the professional role of the teacher in Early Childhood settings. It provides opportunities for participants to gain a practical understanding of the day-to-day operation of an Early Childhood setting and introduces students to the teaching role.
TEPRO110Professional Experience 1 (Primary)15.021I (Hamilton), 21I (Online), 21I (Tauranga), 21X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper introduces the professional role of the teacher in primary school settings. It provides opportunities for participants to gain a practical understanding of the day-to-day operation of a primary school and introduces students to the teaching role.

200 Level

Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
DLRNG200Digital Learning: Critical Perspectives and Lifelong Possibilities15.021A (Online)
This paper examines educational uses of digital technologies, with an emphasis on learning through electronic networks, including social media. The paper explores evolving theoretical shifts and policy directions alongside topical issues and practical perspectives.
DLRNG201Exploring Digital Learning: Design Principles and Teaching Strategies15.021B (Online)
This paper examines pedagogical approaches to digital technology integration in learning contexts, and derives evidence-based principles underpinning effective digital pedagogies. Students learn to apply the principles from literature/sources presented in class to critique and design of digital learning experiences/resources.
EDART204Drama in Educational Contexts15.021H (Block - Tauranga) & 21H (Tauranga)
This paper will introduce students to the key concepts of drama and contribute to the development of specialist skills and dispositions required when working with drama as a pedagogy or for performance.
LLTED201New Zealand Children's Literature15.021B (Online)
This paper explores children's literature, establishing familiarity with key and emerging New Zealand writers and illustrators. Skills in visual and textual analysis are developed and there is critical reflection on the question of what makes children's literature distinctively New Zealand.
MAOED200Hopu Reo Rua: Bilingual Theory and Practice in Māori Education15.021A (Hamilton) & 21A (Online)
This paper explores bilingual acquisition theory and practice and effective Indigenous language and content instruction, with a focus on bilingual and immersion settings.
MAOED221Curriculum Māori15.021A (Hamilton) & 21X (Online)
A study of approaches to the teaching and learning of te reo Maori and tikanga Maori in mainstream and partial or immersion learning programmes. This paper also provides students with the opportunity to further develop their knowledge of te reo Maori and to examine ways of integrating te reo and tikanga Maori inside the classroom.
TEACH200Making Sense of and Exploring the World15.021D (Hamilton) & 21D (Tauranga)
Students will develop critical insights into how children make sense of their worlds. Children's engagement with various learning domains will be explored, and the role of the teacher examined.
TEACH201Te Whariki in Action: Belonging and Contribution15.021B (Hamilton) & 21B (Tauranga)
An understanding of the ways in which early childhood teachers can facilitate children's sense of belonging and contribution within their social and cultural milieu. An overview of theories and research relating to the social wellbeing of infants, toddlers and young children.
TEACH202Te Whariki in Action: The Multi-modal Child15.021A (Hamilton) & 21A (Tauranga)
This paper focuses on early language acquisition, literacy development and teaching strategies that provide infants, toddlers and young children with the best learning environment in which to maximise their potential learning.
TEACH203Te Whariki in Action: Pedagogies for the first 1000 days15.021B (Hamilton) & 21B (Tauranga)
This course focuses on curriculum and pedagogical approaches to teaching and learning with infants and toddlers from pre-birth to three years.
TEACH210Literacy & Mathematics 215.021B (Hamilton), 21B (Tauranga), 21I (Online) & 21X (Online)
This paper further develops students' knowledge and understanding of learning and teaching literacy and mathematics in Aotearoa New Zealand. The focus is on catering for diverse learners and culturally-responsive pedagogies.
TEACH211NZ Curriculum in Action: Science15.021A (Hamilton), 21B (Tauranga) & 21X (Online)
This paper builds pedagogical practice to support primary students to explore their views of the world through science, to construct and communicate scientific understandings and to develop science capabilities that will help them contribute to the well-being of society and the environment.
TEACH212NZ Curriculum in Action: Health and Physical Education15.021A (Tauranga), 21B (Hamilton) & 21X (Online)
Health and Physical Education is about learning in health and movement contexts to promote the wellbeing of students, others and of society. In learning to teach Health and Physical Education, students examine how planning for learning and effectively managing the learning environment, supports the development of inclusive learning...
TEACH213NZ Curriculum in Action: The Arts15.021D (Hamilton), 21D (Tauranga) & 21X (Online)
This paper introduces students to the teaching of the Arts learning area in New Zealand Schools, using innovative pedagogy that will engage diverse learners.
TEACH220Curriculum Years 7-1015.021A (Hamilton)
This paper builds on participants knowledge of the nature and structure of the New Zealand Curriculum Years 7-10. It introduces pedagogical approaches, planning, assessment and evaluation strategies for effective teaching and learning. The paper provides opportunities for participants to build expertise in their specialist teaching...
TEACH221Transforming Curriculum Years 7-1015.021B (Hamilton)
This paper builds upon the concepts learnt in TEACH220 to support students' understanding of integrated approaches to curriculum, and collaborative practice. It introduces pedagogical approaches, planning, assessment and evaluation strategies for effective teaching and learning through curriculum integration and collaborative teach...
TEACH230Te Reo Matatini me te Pāngarau15.021B (Block)
This paper further develops students' knowledge and understanding of learning and teaching Te Reo Matatini and Pangarau in Aotearoa New Zealand. The focus is on catering for diverse learners and culturally-responsive pedagogies.
TEACH231Pūtaiao15.021B (Block)
This paper builds pedagogical practice to support learners to explore their views of te ao hurihuri through putaiao education and matauranga Maori, to construct and communicate putaiao understandings and capabilities that will help them contribute to the well-being of society and the environment.
TEACH232Hauora15.021A (Block)
Hauora is about learning in health and movement contexts to promote the well-being of learners and of society. This paper explores traditional understandings of hauora, Maori nuances of well-being and health and physical education in Maori-medium educational settings, in order to develop skills and knowledge to re-imagine this lear...
TEACH233Ngā Toi15.021D (Block)
This paper introduces students to the learning area of Nga Toi in Te Marautanga o Aotearoa. Students have the opportunity to: critique, extend and strengthen their own knowledge and understandings of nga toi o nehera; Nga Pou o Nga Toi; actively explore the use of verbal and non-verbal conventions and techniques; make informed deci...
TEEDU200Concepts of Learning and Teaching 215.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Online), 21A (Tauranga) & 21X (Online)
This paper builds on the learning and teaching principles and practices examined in TEEDU100 Learning and Teaching 1. Students will examine indepth, current and innovative learning, teaching and assessment approaches and examine the role of inclusive and relational practices. The paper will include a focus on assessment and making...
TEEDU201Te Hononga Tangata Cultural Dimensions of Education15.021B (Hamilton), 21B (Tauranga) & 21X (Online)
This paper prepares students to recognise and understand local and global cultural diversity, and to work competently and confidently in culturally appropriate ways with diverse others in educational contexts.
TEPRO200Professional Experience 2 (Early Childhood)15.021I (Hamilton), 21I (Tauranga), 21X (Hamilton) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper allows participants to continue to develop their knowledge and understanding of the professional role of the teacher in an ECE practice context.
TEPRO210Professional Experience 2 (Primary)15.021I (Hamilton), 21I (Online), 21I (Tauranga), 21X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper allows participants to continue to develop their knowledge and understanding of the professional role of the teacher in a schooling context.
TEPRO220Professional Experience 2 (Secondary)15.021A (Hamilton)
This paper allows participants to continue to develop their knowledge and understanding of the professional role of the teacher in a secondary schooling context.

300 Level

Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
DLRNG300Developing of Digital Technologies: Contemporary Social and Educational Issues15.021A (Online)
This paper considers the broad range and pace of development in digital technologies, and implications for educators and others involved in technologies for education and training, including businesses, and new learners.
DLRNG301Digital Innovation Adoption and Theories of Digital Learning15.021B (Online)
This paper explores contemporary theories associated with digital innovation adoption and the design, development and use of digital systems, content and environments, with particular focus on social, distributed, networked and collaborative learning.
EDUCA303Curriculum Perspectives15.021A (Online)
This paper examines curriculum conceptions, perspectives, and decision-making, through a range of historical, political and socio-cultural contexts and settings. Participants engage in critique of curriculum issues and shaping forces.
LLTED324Dyslexia15.021X (Block)
This paper will give students the theoretical knowledge as well as a practical understanding of the nature of dyslexia, its diagnosis, as well as how to teach dyslexics to read.
MAOED321Evidence-based Practice in Māori Education15.021A (Hamilton) & 21A (Online)
This paper critically examines the teaching and learning of te reo me nga tikanga in bilingual educational contexts. Students develop their understanding and proficiency with second language teaching methodology and learning of te reo me nga tikanga in the classroom.
TEACH300Assessment and Evaluation15.021A (Hamilton) & 21A (Tauranga)
An investigation of theories and research on key learning outcomes for children and issues of evaluation and assessment with a focus on the early childhood curriculum.
TEACH301Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education15.021A (Hamilton) & 21A (Tauranga)
Students engage with a range of contemporary local and global issues impacting on early childhood education, culminating in a critical examination of one issue and its implications for teaching and learning.
TEACH302Te Whariki in Action: Agents of Change15.021B (Block) & 21B (Block - Tauranga)
Students develop a repertoire of reflective and research skills that they can employ strategically to evaluate and improve aspects of their pedagogical practice and promote positive outcomes for children.
TEACH310Evidence-based Practice in Mathematics15.021D (Hamilton), 21D (Tauranga) & 21X (Online)
Students develop knowledge and understanding of learning and teaching mathematics with a focus on evidence-based practice and inquiry. Students extend their knowledge of research-based frameworks, curriculum documents and assessment.
TEACH311Technology Education in Action15.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Tauranga) & 21X (Online)
This paper builds pedagogical practice to support primary school students to explore their views of the nature of technology, develop their technological knowledge and technological practice in order to solve, through design, real world problems.
TEACH312Social Sciences and Sustainability Education15.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Tauranga) & 21X (Online)
This paper engages students through critical reflection of social sciences and sustainability education to develop conceptual and pedagogical understandings of the natural environment, socio-culture, and citizenship for a sustainable world.
TEACH313Evidence-based Practice in English15.021D (Hamilton), 21D (Tauranga) & 21X (Online)
Students develop knowledge and understanding of learning and teaching literacy with a focus on evidence-based practice and inquiry. Students extend their knowledge of research based frameworks, curriculum documents, and assessment, and apply this to practice.
TEACH330Pāngarau15.021X (Block)
Students develop knowledge and understanding of learning and teaching pangarau with a focus on evidence-based practice and inquiry. Students extend their knowledge of research-based frameworks, curriculum documents, and assessment, and apply this to practice.
TEACH331Hangarau me ngā Reo15.021X (Block)
This paper builds on pedagogical practices that support students to explore their views and practices around the whenu of: nga ahuatanga o te hangarau me nga whakaharatau hangarau in order to solve, through design and real world problems.
TEACH332Tikanga ā-iwi me te Toitūtanga15.021X (Block)
This paper engages students through critical reflection of Tikanga a-iwi me te Toitutanga to develop conceptual and pedagogical understandings of the natural environment, socio-culture, and citizenship for a sustainable world.
TEACH333Te Reo Matatini15.021X (Block)
Students develop knowledge and understanding of learning and teaching Te Reo Matatini with a focus on evidence-based practice and inquiry. Students extend their knowledge of research-based frameworks, curriculum documents, and assessment, and apply this to practice.
TEDE371Professional Practice 3: Practicum (SC4)20.021I (Hamilton) & 21X (Hamilton)
This paper develops classroom strategies for curriculum delivery, and from this effective classroom management, unit and programme, and resource development for secondary students.
TEEDU300Concepts of Learning and Teaching 315.021B (Hamilton), 21B (Tauranga), 21I (Online) & 21X (Online)
This paper critically examines educational issues, and current and innovative approaches to learning, teaching and assessment. It focuses on teaching as inquiry and emphasises evidence-based decision-making about teaching and learning.
TEPRO300Professional Experience 3 (Early Childhood)30.021X (Hamilton) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper allows participants to further develop their knowledge and understanding of the professional role of the teacher in an ECE context and demonstrate competence against the Standards for the Teaching Profession in a supported environment.
TEPRO310Professional Experience 3 (Primary)30.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper allows participants to further develop their knowledge and understanding of the professional role of the teacher in a primary schooling context and demonstrate competency against the Standards for the Teaching Profession in a supported environment.

400 Level

Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
TEACH400Te Tamaiti Rerehua: The Multi-modal Child15.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Online) & 21A (Tauranga)
This paper focuses on the creative and expressive languages of children including visual arts, literature, language and literacy, music, movement, dance and drama. Relevant teaching strategies and learning environments are explored.
TEACH401Te Tūhura i te Aotūroa: Exploring and Making Sense of the World15.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Online) & 21A (Tauranga)
This paper provides opportunities for students to build pedagogical practice and develop critical insights into how young children explore and make sense of their worlds through the lens of play.
TEACH402Te Ahunga Whāriki: Te Whāriki in Action15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
In this paper theories and research on key learning outcomes for children and issues of evaluation and assessment will be investigated with the early childhood curriculum in mind.
TEACH403He Kura te Tangata: Diversity, Inclusion, and Wellbeing15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
In this paper, student teachers will develop critical understandings about diversity, difference and inclusion necessary to work with diverse children and their families in order that early childhood settings become places where everyone involved feels they belong and can contribute.
TEACH404Te Kaiako Pakirehua Ngaio: The Inquiring Teacher (Early Childhood)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper critically explores teaching as inquiry whereby students engage with their pedagogical practice through critical reflection and self-review, research and ethics to promote positive outcomes for children.
TEACH410Ngā Taunakitanga hei Whakamōhio: Evidence-based Practice (Primary)15.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Online) & 21A (Tauranga)
This paper focuses on designing evidence-based interventions for literacy and numeracy. Students will analyse and evaluate data and apply specialist knowledge and skills in planning for diverse learners.
TEACH411Ngā Marau Kōtuitui: Connecting the Curriculum (Primary)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
In this paper, students engage with theories, issues, and approaches of curriculum integration. This knowledge and understanding is applied to science and mathematics education in primary schools.
TEACH412Te Kaiako hei anga Whakamua: The Future-focused Teacher (Primary)15.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Online) & 21A (Tauranga)
In this paper, students examine pedagogies associated with learning and teaching in the arts and technology. There is also a focus on ways to integrate multiple literacies and digital technologies.
TEACH413He Kura te Tangata: Diversity, Inclusion, and Wellbeing15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
In this paper, students develop knowledge about diversity and inclusion to meet the needs of diverse learners. It also focuses on the health and wellbeing of students, of others, and society.
TEACH414Te Kaiako Pakirehua Ngaio: The Inquiring Teacher (Primary)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
In this paper, students develop knowledge and understanding of the Social Sciences learning area. The paper introduces educational research, teaching inquiry methodologies, ethics, methods, and modes of synthesis.
TEACH420Ngā Taunakitanga hei Whakamōhio: Evidence-based Practice (Secondary)15.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Online) & 21A (Tauranga)
This paper focuses on designing evidence-based interventions for junior secondary curriculum learning area(s). Students will analyse and evaluate data and apply specialist knowledge and skills in planning for diverse learners.
TEACH421Ngā Marau Kōtuitui: Connecting the Curriculum (Secondary)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
In this paper students engage with theories, issues, and approaches associated to curriculum integration. This knowledge and understanding is applied to secondary curriculum subject(s).
TEACH422Te Kaiako hei anga Whakamua: The Future-focused Teacher (Secondary)15.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Online) & 21A (Tauranga)
In this paper, students examine pedagogies associated with learning and teaching in their specialist curriculum subject(s). There is also a focus on ways to integrate multiple literacies and digital technologies into students' classroom practice.
TEACH423He Kura te Tangata: Diversity, Inclusion, and Wellbeing15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
In this paper, students develop knowledge about diversity and inclusion to meet the needs of diverse learners. It also focuses on the health and wellbeing of students, of others, and society.
TEACH424Te Kaiako Pakirehua Ngaio: The Inquiring Teacher15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
Students develop critical knowledge and understanding of inquiry-based practices, as contextualised in their specialist curriculum subject(s). The paper introduces educational research, teaching inquiry methodologies, ethics, methods, and modes of synthesis.
TEEDU400Ngā Horopaki Whakaako ki Aotearoa: Teaching in the Aotearoa Context30.021H (Block) & 21H (Block - Tauranga)
This paper provides opportunities for inquiry into ways that teachers and educators work within Aotearoa. Students critically examine personal beliefs, cultural shaping, educational influences, learning theories, and emerging teacher identity.
TEEDU401Te Hononga Pātui ki te Tiriti o Waitangi15.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Online) & 21A (Tauranga)
In this paper, students develop te reo Maori competencies and deepen their understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnerships in education. The emphasis is on learning languages in culturally diverse contexts.
TEPRO400Wheako Ngaio Kōhungahunga: Professional Experience 1 (Early Childhood)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper provides opportunities for students to develop critical knowledge and understanding of the teacher's professional role and to apply pedagogical practices in key teaching tasks.
TEPRO401Wheako Ngaio Kōhungahunga: Professional Experience 2 (Early Childhood)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper provides further opportunities for students to develop critical knowledge and understanding of the teacher's professional role and to apply pedagogical practices in key teaching tasks.
TEPRO410Noho-ā-kura: Professional Experience 1 (Primary)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper provides opportunities for students to develop critical knowledge and understanding of the teacher's professional role and to apply pedagogical practices in key teaching tasks.
TEPRO411Noho-ā-kura: Professional Experience 2 (Primary)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper provides further opportunities for students to develop critical knowledge and understanding of the teacher's professional role and to apply pedagogical practices in key teaching tasks.
TEPRO420Noho-ā-kura: Professional Experience 1 (Secondary)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper provides opportunities for students to develop critical knowledge and understanding of the teacher's professional role and to apply pedagogical practices in key teaching tasks.
TEPRO421Noho-ā-kura: Professional Experience 2 (Secondary)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper provides further opportunities for students to develop critical knowledge and understanding of the teacher's professional role and to apply pedagogical practices in key teaching tasks.

500 Level

Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
TEACH510Ngā Taunakitanga Hei Whakamōhio: Evidence-based Practice (Primary)15.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Online) & 21A (Tauranga)
This paper focuses on designing evidence-based interventions for literacy and numeracy. Students will analyse and evaluate data and apply specialist knowledge and skills in planning for diverse learners.
TEACH511Ngā Marau Kōtuitui: Connecting the Curriculum (Primary)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
In this paper students critically engage with theories, issues, and approaches of curriculum integration. This knowledge and understanding is critically applied to science and mathematics education in primary schools.
TEACH512Te Kaiako Hei Anga Whakamua: The Future-focused Teacher (Primary)15.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Online) & 21A (Tauranga)
In this paper students critically examine pedagogies associated with learning and teaching in The Arts and Technology. There is also a focus on ways to integrate multiple literacies and digital technologies.
TEACH513He Kura te Tangata: Diversity, Inclusion, and Wellbeing15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
In this paper, students develop critical knowledge about diversity and inclusion to meet the needs of diverse learners. It also focuses on the health and wellbeing of students, of others, and society.
TEACH514Te Kaiako Pakirehua Ngaio: The Inquiring Teacher (Primary)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
In this paper, students develop critical knowledge and understanding of the Social Sciences learning area. The paper introduces educational research, teaching inquiry methodologies, ethics, methods, and modes of synthesis.
TEACH515Te Pouako hei Kairangahau Teacher as Researcher30.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper extends evidence-based inquiry approaches for teaching and learning in New Zealand classrooms with a focus on engaging diverse learners, Te Reo Maori nga Tikanga-a-Iwi, and pedagogically informed use of ICT. This is a compulsory paper for the Master of Teaching and Learning that leads to provisional registration as a tea...
TEACH520Ngā Taunakitanga Hei Whakamōhio: Evidence-based Practice (Secondary)15.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Online) & 21A (Tauranga)
This paper focuses on designing evidence-based interventions for junior secondary curriculum learning area(s). Students will analyse and evaluate data and apply specialist knowledge and skills in planning for diverse learners.
TEACH521Ngā Marau Kōtuitui: Connecting the Curriculum (Secondary)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
In this paper students critically engage with theories, issues, and approaches associated to curriculum integration. This knowledge and understanding is applied to secondary curriculum subject(s).
TEACH522Te Kaiako Hei Anga Whakamua: The Future-focused Teacher (Secondary)15.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Online) & 21A (Tauranga)
In this paper students critically examine pedagogies associated with learning and teaching in their specialist curriculum subject(s). There is also a focus on ways to integrate multiple literacies and digital technologies into students' classroom practice.
TEACH523He Kura te Tangata: Diversity, Inclusion, and Wellbeing15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
In this paper, students develop critical knowledge about diversity and inclusion to meet the needs of diverse learners. It also focuses on the health and wellbeing of students, of others, and society.
TEACH524Te Kaiako Pakirehua Ngaio: The Inquiring Teacher15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
Students develop critical knowledge and understanding of inquiry-based practices, as contextualised in their specialist curriculum subject(s). The paper introduces educational research, teaching inquiry methodologies, ethics, methods, and modes of synthesis.
TEACH525Te Pouako hei Kairangahau Teacher as Researcher30.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper extends evidence-based inquiry approaches for teaching and learning in New Zealand classrooms with a focus on engaging diverse learners, Te Reo Maori nga Tikanga-a-Iwi, and pedagogically informed use of ICT. This is a compulsory paper for the Master of Teaching and Learning that leads to provisional registration as a tea...
TEEDU500Ngā Horopaki Whakaako ki Aotearoa: Teaching in the Aotearoa Context30.021H (Block) & 21H (Block - Tauranga)
This paper provides opportunities for inquiry into ways that teachers and educators work within Aotearoa. Students critically examine personal beliefs, cultural shaping, educational influences, learning theories, and emerging teacher identity.
TEEDU501Te Hononga Pātui ki te Tiriti o Waitangi15.021A (Hamilton), 21A (Online) & 21A (Tauranga)
In this paper students develop te reo Maori competencies and deepen their understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnerships in education. The emphasis is on learning languages in culturally diverse contexts.
TEPRO510Noho-ā-kura: Professional Experience 1 (Primary)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper provides opportunities for students to develop critical knowledge and understanding of the teacher's professional role and to apply pedagogical practices in key teaching tasks.
TEPRO511Noho-ā-kura: Professional Experience 2 (Primary)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper provides further opportunities for students to develop critical knowledge and understanding of the teacher's professional role and to apply pedagogical practices in key teaching tasks.
TEPRO520Noho-ā-kura: Professional Experience 1 (Secondary)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper provides opportunities for students to develop critical knowledge and understanding of the teacher's professional role and to apply pedagogical practices in key teaching tasks.
TEPRO521Noho-ā-kura: Professional Experience 2 (Secondary)15.021X (Hamilton), 21X (Online) & 21X (Tauranga)
This paper provides further opportunities for students to develop critical knowledge and understanding of the teacher's professional role and to apply pedagogical practices in key teaching tasks.

700 Level

Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location
TEDE701Professional Practice 115.021I (Block)
This paper introduces the professional role of the teacher within the secondary school, by beginning work with a class for the first time (this will include a check on basic communication and planning skills), and classroom management.
TEDE702Professional Practice 215.021I (Block)
This paper develops unit and programme planning; management strategies for the classroom; school and career path decision making; building a Curriculum Vitae; applying for positions, interviewing and job offers.
TEDE751Professional Practice 1: Practicum (EG1)15.021I (Block)
This paper introduces students to teaching, learning, and the curriculum.
TEDE752Professional Practice 2: Practicum (EG1)15.021I (Block)
This paper provides the opportunity for students to link theory learned in all papers with practice in the early childhood service.
TEDE753Professional Practice 3: Practicum (EG1)15.021I (Block)
This paper provides opportunities for students to enhance their understanding of their personal philosophy regarding their role in early childhood education.
TEDE765Professional Practice 2: Practicum (PG1)15.021I (Block)
This paper provides the opportunity for students to link theory learned in all papers with practice in the primary classroom.
TEDE766Professional Practice 3: Practicum (PG1)8.521I (Block)
This paper provides the opportunity for students to link theory learned in all papers with practice in the primary classroom.

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