Faculty of Education and Social Work


Postgraduate Diploma in Education - Literacy specialisation


Quick facts
Length One year full-time study or up to four years part-time study
Delivery Blended delivery of online sessions with compulsory on-campus sessions at Epsom
Programme requirements 120 points: Comprising four 30-point core courses 
This programme is currently not being offered to international students.

  • Gain the knowledge and expertise to be a literacy leader in your school or educational setting.
  • Focus on approaches and the application of strategies to enhance your students' language and literacy.
  • Develop expertise to meet the needs of low literacy achievers.
  • Analyse and critique relevant research and undertake your own inquiry into your practice.
  • An approved programme for Resource Teachers: Literacy.
     

Programe structure

Requirement

120 points from: EDPROFST 700–708

 

Courses offered in 2019

Course code Course title (30 points each) Semester
EDPROFST 706 Language Analysis for Teachers 
Summer School
EDPROFST 700 Literacy Education: Research and Practice   Semester 1
EDPROFST 705 Literacy Theory and Practice 
Semester 1
EDPROFST 703 Leading Literacy Inquiries   Semester 2

Note: Not all courses are available each year.

The order and shape of your courses may need to be tailored to meet your experience and needs. Please contact the programme leader, Rebecca Jesson, or a student adviser to discuss your options.

 

Ministry of Education: Tertiary fees funding support

The courses within this programme have been approved by the Ministry of Education (MoE) for a 50% fees subsidy for eligible primary and intermediate teachers. Funding is provided to support teachers to study a literacy course at postgraduate level.  

Criteria apply. See here for more information.