GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES GradDipTESOL (LEVEL 7)
(incorporating the Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages GradCertTESOL)
EDUCATION This school offers programmes in adult learning and teaching, bridging education, early childhood education, information technology in education, nanny education, and teaching English to speakers of other languages.
Duration Where Applications Close Starts Fee Guideline
Grad Cert TESOL: One semester full-time, one or two years part-time. Grad Dip TESOL: One year full-time, two years or longer part-time. City Campus, Hamilton Applications are accepted throughout the year February or July Grad Cert TESOL: $2331 Grad Dip TESOL: $4662
The Graduate Certificate and Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Level 7) are qualifications designed to train you to work with people learning English as a second or additional language. The GradCertTESOL and GradDip TESOL programmes are suitable for trained teachers as well as those with little or no teaching experience, including university graduates and others who are interested in working in this field. If you are currently teaching in primary, secondary and tertiary education you will be able to apply and integrate specialist knowledge and practical skills relating to teaching English to speakers of other languages to the students you teach. If you have limited teaching experience, or are not currently teaching, you will be able to observe English language teaching and learning in a range of authentic classrooms and you will complete a supervised teaching practicum with adult learners. Programme Content You will gain knowledge and practical skills relating to teaching English to speakers of other languages (ESOL) as well as the experience of applying and integrating these into particular teaching contexts. You will gain knowledge of English linguistics, learners and language learning processes, and language teaching methodology. You will also gain the experience of beginning to learn a new language and reflecting on your own language learning, and apply this experience
to teaching those who are learning English as a second or additional language. If exiting the programme after the successful completion of the first five modules, students are awarded the Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (Grad Cert TESOL Level 7). CAREER Opportunities The Graduate Certificate (Level 7) and Graduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Level 7) may lead to employment teaching English to English language learners in the primary, secondary and tertiary education sectors in New Zealand or overseas. Entry Criteria
• Candidates who have a professional
teaching qualification suitable for registration as a teacher with at least two years teaching experience are eligible for entry into this programme without completing a selection test.
• Candidates who do not have a
professional teaching qualification for registration as a teacher are required to attend an interview and complete a selection test to demonstrate written literacy and language analysis skills at a level suitable for classroom language teaching.
• Candidates with English as a second
language are required to have an IELTS score of 6.0 or better in the academic module, with at least 5.5 in the written band, or equivalent.
• Special admission may be granted
to candidates aged 20 years or over who do not meet the specified entry requirements. These candidates may be required to demonstrate an ability to successfully complete the programme through a process of an interview and / or assessment.
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ENQUIRIES To enrol contact our Student Enrolment and Information Centre on 0800 2 wintec (0800 2 946832) or online at www.wintec.ac.nz/ contact.
Published on Nov 24, 2010