Regulations - Education And Social Work


Graduate Diploma in Teaching English in Schools to Speakers of Other Languages – GradDipTESSOL

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

Admission

1 In order to be admitted to this programme, a student needs to have:

a (i) completed the requirements for a Bachelors degree

or

(ii) completed the requirements for a university diploma approved by Senate or its representative

or

(iii) completed a professional qualification in teaching or relevant other profession approved by Senate or its representative

and

b not less than two years’ relevant professional experience and be currently teaching in a New Zealand early childhood, primary or secondary setting

and

c satisfied the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work that they have appropriate training and experience to undertake the programme.

2 Admission to this graduate diploma is at the discretion of Senate or its representative.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student enrolled for this graduate diploma must follow a programme of the equivalent of two full-time semesters and pass courses with a total value of 120 points.

Structure and Content

4 Of the 120 points required for this graduate diploma, a student must pass:

either

a 120 points from the courses listed in the Graduate Diploma in Teaching English in Schools to Speakers of Other Languages Schedule, including at least 75 points above Stage II

or

b at least 105 points from courses listed in the Graduate Diploma in Teaching English in Schools to Speakers of Other Languages Schedule, including at least 75 points above Stage II

and

up to 15 points from other courses available at this University. The approval of all Heads of Departments concerned is required.

5 The programme for each student requires the approval of the Programme Coordinator prior to enrolment.

6 A student admitted to this programme must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity Course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

Variations

7 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal course of study which does not conform to these regulations.

Commencement

8 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2006. The 2004 regulations for the Graduate Diploma in Teaching English in Schools to Speakers of Other Languages were thereby repealed.

Graduate Diploma in Teaching English in Schools to Speakers of Other Languages (GradDipTESSOL) Schedule

Requirement:

120 points, including

Core Courses

60 points: EDPROFST 227, 372–374

at least 30 points from EDPROFST 226, 375–381

Elective Courses

up to 30 points from EDCURRIC 345, EDCURRM 301, EDPROFST 220, 706, LANGTCHG 710, 740, 747, 749, as approved by the Programme Coordinator

up to 15 points may be taken from other courses available at this University with the approval of the Programme Coordinator

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