UC Education Students are packing their bags. From teaching in China and Japan, to Sport Coaching internships in Australia and teaching placements in Rarotonga, the opportunities are endless.
High employment rates for UC Education graduates
Overseas Opportunities for
UC Education graduates
Some UC graduates seek employment opportunities through agencies which place teachers into positions around the world.
PE Teachers DO get jobs
Graduates from the College of Education at the University of Canterbury have exploded the commonly held myth that PE Teachers don’t get jobs. “It’s simply not true” says Education lecturer Dr Jenny Clarke .
Teaching and Sport Coaching
Applications are open for these programmes in 2015. Download your application form now!
New Master of Specialist Teaching degree for 2015
An extension of the Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching, the new Masters degree is a further 120 points with the last 60 points of the masters totally from home.
New one-year teaching Master’s degree for 2015
This exciting initiative offers graduates the opportunity to gain both a master’s degree and provisional teacher’s registration in one calendar year.
Discover what studying Education is like, what placements involve and hear how Susannah enjoyed learning to be an Early Childhood teacher at UC.
UC Education News
The College of Education is an exciting, thriving place. Our students and staff accomplish an incredible range of achievements and our programmes offer a wide range of unique experiences. Click here to find out what’s going on at UC Education.
Doing Well by Doing Good: The Second New Zealand Tertiary Community Engagement Summit
22-24 November 2014, Building on the success of last year’s Summit, this will be an opportunity for businesses, community organisations, governmental agencies, and tertiary staff and students to come together and share ideas about how tertiary institutions and students can contribute to and benefit from engaging with their communities.Click here fore more information.
Pathways to Teaching: Info Night
Thursday, 23 October, 5pm – 6:30pm, DA03, UC Education campus, Dovedale Ave
Are you searching for a rewarding career; something you can get passionate about? Do you want to make a difference in young people’s lives? Teaching could be the profession for you. Come to this Info Night to find out about the various ways you can become a teacher through the University of Canterbury.
The First New Zealand / US Youth Leadership Symposium on Volunteering and Crisis Preparedness
21 - 24 November 2014
This will be an opportunity for student delegations from universities in New Zealand and the US to come together and plan how to provide leadership on their campuses around volunteering and crisis preparedness. Participants will engage in a post-earthquake related service project in Christchurch facilitated by the UC Student Volunteer Army, be led through an Action Planning Process with internationally renowned leaders in this field, and attend the Second New Zealand Tertiary Community Engagement Summit on 24 November. This will be an all expenses paid experience for participants including travel, accommodation, meals, and Summit registration. Read more
The Second New Zealand Tertiary Community Engagement Summit
24 November 2014
Building on the success of last year’s Summit, this will be an opportunity for businesses, community organisations, governmental agencies, and tertiary staff and students to come together and share ideas about how tertiary institutions can better engage with their communities. The format for the Summit will be presentations by national and international leaders from the fields of academia, business, community organisations, and government and small discussion groups to translate the big ideas into action plans that can be implemented in participants’ contexts. Read more
New online summer course in Learning and Teaching Languages
EDEM681 Learning & Teaching Languages is a 30-credit 0.25 EFTS online Level 8 course, running from November 2014-February 2015. This course is suitable for language teachers or those who plan to teach languages, especially those who are teaching English as a second or foreign language or other languages without having a specialist language teaching teaching qualification, or those who qualified long ago or in a very different kind of educational system. Read more
Teaching in China
BTchLn(Primary) Nelson student Kelsie Brown is currently on a five month paid placement in Beijing, China. Here she is with some of the students.