Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Graduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Qualification Type Graduate Diploma
Level 7
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Education » Teacher Education » English Language Teaching(ESOL/EFL)
Strategic Purpose Statement
Graduates will develop theoretical teaching knowledge and practical skills for working with non English Speaking Background Students. Graduates will gain a specialist qualification for teaching English language in New Zealand and overseas. Graduates may also exit with a Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages award after completing the required modules within the programme.
Graduate profile
The Grad Cert TESOL and Grad Dip 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.
Employment pathways
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.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Completion of a professional teaching qualification at degree level, or equivalent work experience of teaching English to speakers of other languages in a formal or informal context.
Education Organisation Waikato Institute of Technology Ltd
Developed By Waikato Institute of Technology Ltd
Quality Assured By Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics Quality
Number WK2438
Status Current
Created August 2003
Next Review August 2008
Content
Content includes: language learning experiences, linguistics for language teaching, learning processes, language teaching methodology & practice; evaluating and developing assessment tasks, reflective practice, classroom research skill, curriculum and material design.

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