Regulations - Education And Social Work


Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary Field-based) – PGDipTchg(SecFB)

New admissions to the Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary Field-Based) were suspended in 2017. Students who have a current enrolment in this qualification should contact their faculty for advice regarding completion.

The regulations for this postgraduate diploma 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 postgraduate diploma, students are required to be in various teaching environments which will bring them into contact with young persons. Only persons who have demonstrated the potential to meet the criteria for professional registration of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand will be permitted to enrol in this postgraduate diploma.

Admission

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

a completed the requirements for:

(i) a Bachelors degree from a New Zealand university with at least a B average

or

(ii) a qualification recognised as equivalent by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)

and

b passed at least 30 points from 300 or 400 level courses in a teaching subject appropriate to the secondary school curriculum

and

c demonstrated the potential to meet the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand criteria for provisional registration. Personal references, an online application and an interview will be required.

Note: The applicant will be required to consent to disclosure of criminal convictions as part of the applications process consistent with the requirements for professional registration of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.

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

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student enrolled for this postgraduate diploma must:

a follow a programme of the equivalent of two part-time years and pass courses with a total value of 120 points

and

b complete within 36 months of initial enrolment unless, in exceptional circumstances, Senate or its representative extends this period.

4 The total enrolment for this postgraduate diploma must not exceed 160 points.

Structure and Content

5 A student enrolled for this postgraduate diploma must pass 120 points from the courses listed in the Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary Field-based) Schedule.

6 The programme for each student requires the approval of the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work prior to enrolment.

7 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.

Practical Requirements

8 a In any course that has a practicum and non-practicum component, a student must complete both components in order to have passed that course as a whole.

b Re-enrolment in any EDPRAC course after failing that course requires the permission of the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work or nominee.

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

Professional Requirements

9 a In order to meet the requirements for this postgraduate diploma, a student must be able to meet the criteria for provisional registration of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.

b A student who ceases to be able to meet the criteria for provisional registration of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand must immediately notify the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work.

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

d If the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work is satisfied that the student is not able to meet the criteria for provisional registration of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand the Dean shall 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 9e may appeal that decision to the Council or its duly appointed delegate.

Termination of Enrolment

10 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 Senate or its representative 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 Senate or its representative from lectures, classes and any teaching placement pending the outcome of the inquiry.

c A student whose enrolment is terminated under 10a may appeal that decision to the Council or its duly appointed delegate.

Distinction

11 This postgraduate diploma may be awarded with Distinction or Merit as specified in the General Regulations – Postgraduate Diplomas.

Variations

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

Commencement

13 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2013.

Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary Field-based) – PGDipTchg(SecFB) Schedule

Requirement:

120 points: EDCURSEC 709, 719, EDPRAC 751, 753, EDPROF 700

30 points from EDCURRIC 763, EDPROFST 743, 744, EDUC 726, 731, 737, 747, 756, MAORIHTH 706, POLICY 701, POLITICS 741, 757, POPLHLTH 732, 733, 737, 739, PROFCOUN 703, 704, PROFSUPV 700,

10, 714, PSYCH 715, 717, 761, SOCCHFAM 700, 731, 734, SOCHLTH 700, 732, SOCIOL 703, 748, SOCCLEAD 702, SOCWORK 718, 757

Requirement:120 points: EDCURSEC 709, 719, EDPRAC 751, 753, EDPROF 70030 points from EDCURRIC 763, EDPROFST 743, 744, EDUC 726, 731, 737, 747, 756, MAORIHTH 706, POLICY 701, POLITICS 741, 757, POPLHLTH 732, 733, 737, 739, PROFCOUN 703, 704, PROFSUPV 700, 710, 714, PSYCH 715, 717, 761, SOCCHFAM 700, 731, 734, SOCHLTH 700, 732, SOCIOL 703, 748, SOCCLEAD 702, SOCWORK 718, 757

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