My name is Kylie, I am studying the Master of Teaching at Southern Cross University.
I’m a single mum, I work full-time. I needed to have a course where I could work in with my life. After being a designer for 20 years, people were asking me to teach them programs and art and I didn’t quite feel ready to do that. I started to talk to different teachers and talked to them about the type of courses that they did and I contacted Southern Cross University and I chose this course because I was able to do it full-time and part-time if I needed to.
I am really looking forward to becoming a teacher. I particularly like the idea of being able to pass on what I have learnt in my career to my students.
We’ve explored so many different aspects of it and we’ve had some excellent professional experiences as well. I found all the lecturers really inspiring they really helped me when I needed any kind of support. They were always ready to reach-out and were very available.
When I moved away the online learning was perfect for me. All the course materials, all the articles have been online, so Southern Cross is quite accessible like that.
Online learning to suit my life. That’s Excellent.
Education and Teaching
Education today can transform tomorrow, and teachers are at the forefront of that transformation. Teachers can have a positive and profound impact on the lives of their students, from the early childhood years through to secondary school.
At Southern Cross University, our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees are producing skilled educators who are in high demand as the sector continues to experience strong growth.
Through your degree, we will nurture your potential and amplify the scope of your teaching practice. Along with extensive and meaningful work placements, your knowledge, skills and opportunities are enhanced by learning under our unique Southern Cross Model – designed to deliver greater momentum and motivation, achieve milestones quickly, and set you up for success at university and beyond.
Our graduates are prepared and qualified to work in:
- Early Childhood settings
- Primary schools
- Secondary schools
- Technology and Applied Studies (TAS) in secondary schools.
Meanwhile, for those looking to contribute to the education sector through high quality research, Southern Cross University has a vibrant research community and there are several options to explore.
As an acknowledged leader in education, we contribute to Australian and international curriculum and policy. Most importantly, in your transformation from student today to educator tomorrow, we ensure you are ready to succeed and make a positive difference.
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Why choose Education and Teaching with Southern Cross?
5-star rating for postgraduate overall experience, student support, skills development and teaching quality in Education and Training (GUG 2023)
Higher starting salary
Graduates have a higher starting salary than national average in Teacher Education (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017-2019)
90% of graduates employed within four months of completing their course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017-2019)
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The Faculty of Education is developing outstanding teachers for the future, offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate course options in childhood, primary, secondary, vocational education and training and higher education.
Whether you join us for a teaching qualification, to build upon your existing professional experience, or to contribute to educational research, being a student at Southern Cross University’s Faculty of Education makes you not only part of our professional network but also part of an education experience that matters.
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Southern Cross Model is a better way to learn
For almost a century the sandstone walls of Universities housed the same teaching model. The Southern Cross Model is different – immersive, responsive, in tune with the 21st century student. By joining Southern Cross, you are part of a better way to learn.
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If you have the passion, we have the entry pathway. We offer preparation courses to refresh your academic skills, increase your entry rank, or get you on track for a degree with a short course.
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There are many ways to get into Southern Cross University. Discover your options with an entry pathway.
The University offers a wide range of scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
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