Teacher Education Enabling Course

Why study the Teacher Education Enabling Course at UNE?

This course will no longer be offered from 2017.

IMPORTANT: Students required to complete the Teacher Education Enabling Course who have not yet commenced are referred to the new Literacy and Numeracy Test information.

NOTE: Applicants who need to satisfy normal admission requirements should apply for the Pathways Enabling Course. The Teacher Education Enabling Course DOES NOT satisfy normal admission requirements for any UNE course, nor is Advanced Standing granted from it towards any teacher education course.

The Teacher Education Enabling Course will provide students who have entered or who intend to enter undergraduate teaching degrees the opportunity to complete a Mathematics and/or English unit that will align to the Band 4 Higher School Certificate subject descriptors. This level of attainment is required by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) for those students intending to seek teacher registration in New South Wales, who have not previously achieved this in their secondary studies.

Eligible domestic students are exempt from the student contribution amount for HECS.

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DURATION

Up to 2 years Part-time

FEES

CSP (quotas apply) - Fees Exempt for Course

2017 STUDY OPTIONS
Armidale

Not Offered, Off Campus

Course Type Foundation Studies
Commencing
Responsible Campus Admission Period Mode of Study
Armidale Not Offered Off Campus
Course Duration
  • Up to 2 years Part-time
Fees CSP (quotas apply) - Fees Exempt for Course
Total Credit Points 12
Entry Requirements

Admission to the Teacher Education Enabling Course will be open to:

(a) candidates who have been admitted to an undergraduate teacher education course; or

(b) candidates who will be seeking admission to an undergraduate teacher education course who have not attained the level of Higher School Certificate Band 4 Mathematics and/or English or equivalent in prior study.

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These course rules & plans are ONLY to be used if you commenced, transferred or changed versions in the Teacher Education Enabling Course in 2017.

Admission to Candidature

Admission to the Teacher Education Enabling Course will be open to:
(a) candidates who have been admitted to an undergraduate teacher education course; or
(b) candidates who will be seeking admission to an undergraduate teacher education course who have not attained the level of Higher School Certificate Band 4 Mathematics and/or English or equivalent in prior study.

Period of Candidature

The period of candidature shall be up to two years as a part-time candidate.

Course Requirements

To complete the Teacher Education Enabling Course a candidate shall satisfactorily complete a program of study comprising 6 or 12 credit points including:
(a) EDEE100 if admitted to or seeking admission into an undergraduate secondary teaching program; or
(b) EDEE100 if admitted to or seeking admission into an undergraduate primary program and Mathematics has been completed at Band 4 level or equivalent; or
(c) MATH022 if admitted to or seeking admission into an undergraduate primary program and English has been completed at Band 4 level or equivalent; or
(d) EDEE100 and MATH022 if admitted to or seeking admission into an undergraduate primary teaching program without Band 4 English and Mathematics.

A maximum of 6 or 12 credit points may be taken in a trimester.
The course is offered in Off Campus mode only.

Program of Study

Candidates shall complete an approved program of study as outlined in the Course Schedule comprising:

Course Structure Credit Points
Core Units 6 or 12 cps
Total 6 or 12 cps

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Appeals

Candidates are referred to the Academic Assessment Appeals Policy and the Academic Assessment Appeals Procedures.

Course Progression

Candidates are referred to the Course Progression Rule and the Course Progression Procedures.

Improper Conduct

Candidates are referred to the Student Coursework Academic Misconduct Rule and the Student Coursework Academic Misconduct Procedures.

Course Aims

The Teacher Education Enabling Course will provide students who have entered or who intend to enter undergraduate teaching degrees the opportunity to complete a Mathematics and/or English unit that will align to the Band 4 Higher School Certificate subject descriptors. This level of attainment is required by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NSWESA) for those students intending to seek teacher registration in New South Wales, who have not previously achieved this in their secondary studies.

Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate foundational literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to HSC Band 4;
  2. apply cognitive skills to access, record and act on information from varied sources;
  3. demonstrate competent communication skills and use information communication technologies skills to present knowledge and ideas to others;
  4. apply cognitive skills to solve problems;
  5. apply cognitive and communication skills to underpin flexible and analytical thinking; and
  6. demonstrate the ways in which texts are shaped by social purpose and context.
Graduate Attributes
Knowledge of a Discipline

The course equips students with skills in English and/or Mathematics at NSW HSC Band 4 level.

Communication Skills

The course develops skills to enable graduates to guide activities in basic level learning in English and/or Mathematics.

Information Literacy

Students graduate from this course with an ability to investigate and evaluate information from a range of sources.

Life-Long Learning

The attainment of disciplinary knowledge and skills in literacy and numeracy provides graduates with the foundation for teaching English and/or Mathematics at a basic level.

Problem Solving

The course provides students with skills to investigate and solve basic mathematical problems.

Social Responsibility

The study of literary texts and the ways in which these are shaped by social purpose and context provides students with a basis for socially responsible participation in teaching.

How to Apply

Applications for the Teacher Education Enabling Course are currently closed.

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