In our lives, we are surrounded by teachers, from parents to friends and neighbours, but few get the opportunity to impart daily wisdom as trained educators do.
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Successful teachers impart more than knowledge. They help students understand and navigate the social and global issues that’ll impact them as they move through life.
Whether your teaching degree prepares you for primary or secondary school education, you’ll need to understand the world — and use critical thinking skills to help your students understand it, too.
Explore our education and teaching courses to educate and inspire others as a teacher, or if you’re looking to further your own education through our VCE, VCAL and English language courses.
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As a teacher, you have the opportunity to shape the minds of the next generation of Australians — making it an extremely rewarding career path. Learn how to become a teacher and succeed in the education industry.
"There are two things that I enjoy most about studying Teaching at Swinburne – the wonderful teaching staff, and the reversed teaching model. Students are enabled to lead their own learning and undertake deeper engagement with materials during workshops led by teaching staff."
Claire , Master of Teaching (Primary)
Responding to industry needs: Swinburne trials innovative new model for Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care
A new industry-based learning model will be trialled for Swinburne’s Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care course as part of a partnership with the Department of Education and Training.Read more (Responding to industry needs: Swinburne trials innovative new model for Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care)Monday 28 June 2021
Children learn science in nature play long before they get to school classrooms and labs
New research shows nature play is an effective way of including STEM in early childhood education. Analysis for The Conversation by Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles, Southern Cross University, Alexandra Lasczik, Southern Cross University, Linda Knight, RMIT University, Mahi Paquette, Southern Cross University, Maia Osborn, Southern Cross University and Karen Malone, Swinburne University of Technology.Read more (Children learn science in nature play long before they get to school classrooms and labs)Thursday 23 September 2021