Education

Graduate Certificate of Education (Innovation and Change)

Cricos Code: 095591G

What is a Graduate Certificate of Education (Innovation & Change)?

This course provides an opportunity for those who are interested in identifying methods of improving educational outcomes to develop skills and knowledge that they can apply to extend their professional practice. The course offers an opportunity to explore a range of contemporary innovations, and also maintains a clear focus on developing critical capacities to analyse and critique approaches identified by others as innovative. As such, this course meets a need for ongoing professional development for educators in the 21st century, providing a skillset for maintaining professional currency and effectiveness, and the opportunity to develop knowledge that will serve as a foundation for educational leadership.

This course is delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study

Where can I study

Online study available. International students on a student visa must not enrol into any more than a third or 33% online subjects over their course and must study at least one subject that is face to face in each trimester.

Start Dates

Next intake is on 16 Sep 19

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Workload

10 hours per subject, per week.

Course Duration

Full-time: 2 trimesters

Part-time: Options available

Why Study At Torrens

It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

PERSONALISED APPROACH

Small class sizes designed for collaboration to fast-track your development in a supportive environment where you will know your peers and lecturers personally. Your success coach will focus on improving your employability, and their inside information will give you the edge you need to get ahead of the competition.
FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE
You control your workload, choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported, whether you are studying on-campus or online.
SET FOR SUCCESS
We focus on giving you the skills and the knowledge to ensure your long-term success in your career or entrepreneurial venture. Our academics are highly qualified and include practising industry leaders, while our Success Coaches are available for industry coaching and strength capability. We will support you in every step of your study with us.

"The online experience has exceeded my expectations. "

- Catherine Conradie, Graduate of Master of Education (Reading and Literacy)
"I did not feel isolated. Instead, I became part of a student community that felt real, with the added benefit of flexibility."
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Course Overview

Designed as a specialisation for primary and secondary teachers, professional educators, educational administrators, tertiary educators and others involved in education, the Graduate Certificate of Education (Innovation and Change) provides advanced theoretical and practical knowledge with regard to best practices in identifying issues and opportunities in teaching and learning, designing methods of responding to such issues through practice, and the role of technology in supporting innovation in contemporary learning settings. The program aims to provide educators with a set of advanced technical skills and tools that can be applied across a range of settings, and to reinforce a mindset of critical reflection and practice that can be applied in future practice, as well as in response to current issues and opportunities. N.B. This is not an accredited Australian Initial Teacher Education course and therefore does not qualify the student to teach in Australia.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply cognitive skills to review, analyse, consolidate, synthesise and extend knowledge
  • Engage in ethical and accountable educational practice
  • Utilise research skills, design thinking processes and evaluation methodology
  • Demonstrate communication and interpersonal skills in identifying and addressing complex educational problems
  • Make independent judgements regarding the relevance and effectiveness of a varied range of educational innovations

How you'll study

How much

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)

FEE HELP

Eligible students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

Applicants must have completed four years of formal teacher education from an Australian institution or a recognised equivalent qualification.
Additional Entry Requirements Students must have access to an education setting across the course of their studies, and would ideally be engaged in an education-related role.
Approved English tests include:
  • Equivalent IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with no skills band less than 6.0
Applicants must have completed four years of formal teacher education from an Australian institution or a recognised equivalent qualification.
Additional Entry Requirements Students must have access to an education setting across the course of their studies, and would ideally be engaged in an education-related role.
Approved English tests include:
  • Equivalent IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with no skills band less than 6.0

Ready To Apply

Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

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