Regulations - Education And Social Work


The Degree of Bachelor of Education (Teaching) – BEd(Tchg)

The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

In order to satisfy the requirements of this degree, students are required to be in various teaching environments which will bring them into contact with children and young persons.

Admission

1 To be admitted to this programme a student must have demonstrated the potential to meet the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand criteria for provisional certification and passed the numeracy and literacy skills assessments.

2 Students who have a qualification gained at an overseas institution may be required to provide evidence of language proficiency.

3 To be admitted to the Huarahi Māori specialisation students must have passed a Te Reo Māori competency assessment and met the University Entrance Literacy requirements in Te Reo Māori or equivalent.

Notes:

(i) Applicants will be required to consent to disclosure of criminal convictions and safety checks required by the Children’s Act 2014.

(ii) Personal references and an interview will be required.

4 Admission to this programme is at the discretion of Senate or its representative.

Duration and Total Points Value

5 A student enrolled for this degree must follow a programme of the equivalent of six full-time semesters and pass courses with a total value of 360 points, unless credit is granted under the Credit Regulations.

Structure and Content

6 Of the 360 points required for this degree, a student must pass:

a at least 345 points from one of the specialisations listed in the Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Schedule

and

b 15 points from courses offered in either the General Education Open Schedule or the General Education Faculty Schedule approved for this degree, and the Academic Integrity course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

7 A student who is required to meet the Academic English Language Requirement, as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic English Language Requirement, of the University Calendar, must complete ENGLISH 121G to fulfill their General Education requirement, or with approval from Senate or its representative, may substitute an alternative Academic English Language Requirement course for 15 points of General Education.

English Language Requirements

8 A student enrolled for this degree must demonstrate competence in the English language, by passing EDUCSW 199, as prescribed by the Faculty of Education and Social Work, before enrolment in EDPRAC 304 or 307 or EDPRACM 300.

General Education Exemptions

9 a A student is exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules who has:

either

(i) completed an undergraduate degree at a tertiary institution

or

(ii) commenced study for this degree at a tertiary institution before 1 January 2006

or

(iii) been admitted to this degree having completed 120 points or more of degree-level study at another tertiary institution.

b A student who has been exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules must substitute 15 points from courses approved by the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work.

c A student who has been fully or partially exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules is nonetheless required to complete the Academic Integrity course.

Practical Requirements

10 a In any course that has a practicum and non-practicum component, a student must pass both the practicum and the non-practicum component in order to have passed that course as a whole.

b Re-enrolment in any practicum course after failing that course requires the permission of the Dean or nominee.

c At the discretion of Senate or its representative, a student who does not pass a practicum course may be declined permission to re-enrol for this degree.

Professional Requirements

11 a In order to complete the requirements for this degree, a student must be able to meet the criteria for provisional certification of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.

b A student who, after enrolment, ceases to be able to meet the criteria for provisional certification of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand must immediately notify the Dean or nominee.

c If the Dean or nominee has reason to believe that a student does not meet the criteria for provisional certification of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand the Dean or nominee shall advise the student and take into account any written response from the student.

d If the Dean or nominee is satisfied that the student is not able to meet the criteria for provisional certification of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand then they will notify Senate or its representative.

e On receipt of such advice, Senate or its representative may terminate the student’s enrolment and any application to re-enrol may likewise be declined.

f A student whose enrolment is terminated under Regulation 11e may appeal from that decision to the Council or its duly appointed delegate.

Termination of Enrolment

12 a If the behaviour of a student in a teaching environment is found, after due and fair inquiry, to be offensive, disruptive or likely to give rise to a risk of harm to the welfare of any person, the enrolment of the student in the programme may be terminated by the Dean of the Faculty of Education and Social Work and any application to re-enrol may likewise be declined.

b A student who is subject to any such inquiry may be suspended by the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work from attending lectures, classes and any teaching placement pending the outcome of the inquiry.

c A student whose enrolment is terminated under Regulation 12a may appeal from that decision to the Council or its duly appointed delegate.

Reassignment

13 In exceptional circumstances, and with the approval of Senate or its representative, a student may apply to reassign Stage II or III courses passed for this degree to the Graduate Diploma in Education.

Variations

14 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.

Commencement

15 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2020. The 2006 regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Education (Teaching) were thereby repealed.

Bachelor of Education (Teaching) (BEd(Tchg)) Schedule

Early Childhood Education

Requirement:

EDUCSW 199

120 points: EDCURRIC 118, EDUCSW 102, EDPRAC 105, EDPROFST 103, 104, EDPROFM 100, EDUC 106, SOCWORK 111

150 points: EDCURRIC 207–209, 216, 217, EDPRAC 205, EDPROFST 211, 212, EDPROFM 200, EDUC 203

75 points: EDPRAC 307, EDPROFST 308, 315, EDPROFM 300, EDUC 324


Early Childhood Education – Pasifika

The Bachelor of Education (Teaching) in Early Childhood Education - Pasifika was suspended in 2017. Students who have a current enrolment in this specialisation should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

Requirement:

150 points: EDCURRPK 111, 115, 116, 120, 121, EDPRACPK 102, EDPROFPK 102, EDPROFST 100, EDUC 113 or 118, 119

90 points: EDCURRPK 210–212, EDPRAC 202, EDPROFST 204, 206

105 points: EDCURRPK 313, 322, 353, EDPRAC 306, EDPROFST 313, EDUC 321


Huarahi Māori

Requirement:

EDUCSW 199

135 points: EDCURRM 108, 109, 113, 117, 119, EDPRACM 100, EDPROFM 101, 102 , EDUCM 106

135 points: EDCURRM 201, 203, 205, 206, EDPRACM 204, EDPROFM 203, 204, 208, EDUCM 203

75 points: EDPRACM 304, EDPROFM 302, 304, 307, EDUCM 324


Primary

Requirement:

EDUCSW 199

135 points: EDCURRIC 108, 109, 113, 117, 119, EDPRAC 100, EDPROFM 100, EDPROFST 102, EDUC 106

135 points: EDCURRIC 201, 203, 205, 206, EDPRAC 204, EDPROFM 200, EDPROFST 208, 209, EDUC 203

75 points: EDPRAC 304, EDPROFM 300, EDPROFST 307, 309, EDUC 324


Teachers’ specialisation

The Bachelor of Education (Teaching) in Teachers’ specialisation was suspended in 2017. Students who have a current enrolment in this specialisation should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

Requirement:

at least 60 points from EDPROFST 222, 350, 355, 357, 358

up to 60 further points from courses above Stage II listed in the Graduate Diploma in Education Schedule

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