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Study Education Online

Make study work for you. Gain the flexibility to study the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) or Bachelor of Education (Primary) when and where it suits you, online with JCU. Studying teaching degrees online enables you to fit your coursework around existing commitments, so you can achieve your goals and receive the same qualification as you would studying on campus.

The fastest way to qualify for your degree part time

Our online teaching degrees, Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) and Bachelor of Education (Primary), are built for students with busy lives. You will study one subject at a time, up to six times a year. Each subject goes for seven weeks, allowing you to focus on a single area of study each time, keeping you motivated and engaged throughout your degree.  It also spreads your study load across the year, and you still get 10 weeks of breaks.

By completing six subjects per year, you can complete a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) or Bachelor of Education (Primary) in 5.5 years. This is much faster than traditional part-time study in semesters, allowing you to qualify for your degree sooner and maintain family and other commitments.
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Benefits of studying JCU's online teaching degrees

Prepare for a meaningful career through a Bachelor of Education online from James Cook University. Study education online and equip yourself to make a difference in the lives of students and their families, while fitting your studies into your schedule. Enjoy a flexible learning environment while gaining all the knowledge, skills, and practical experience you need to be in high demand.

Stay Flexible While Accessing the Support You Need

Make your education work for you by studying online. Learn from any device and at any time, and fit your coursework around your schedule and commitments. Work towards your career goals as you manage your existing responsibilities.

Choose to study up to six subjects per year, one subject at a time. Fit your career preparation into your schedule, while still finishing your degree faster than with traditional part-time courses. Access a world-class education with all the support and guidance you need to succeed.

Be prepared for a bright future through a world-class education as you study with the support of experienced lecturers committed to student success, and graduate with a world-class qualification. Access JCU’s Student Support Services as needed, and engage with your peers through collaborative online learning opportunities through LearnJCU.

Follow Your Passion

Qualify for the job that you want with a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) or a Bachelor of Education (Primary). Then choose from specialist strands that equip you to teach in the areas that interest you most. In Primary education, leverage your talents and passions into a successful and rewarding career specialising in health and physical education, science, English, technologies, or mathematics. Use your Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) to apply for positions at childcare centres, kindergartens and schools anywhere in Australia. Gain the experience you need to work in a range of educational contexts and settings.

Graduate with the Experience You Need

Become eligible for Australian teacher registration with your fully accredited Bachelor of Education in Queensland from JCU. Become ready to work at home or abroad, and make a difference in the lives of students anywhere you are needed. Take advantage of the strong connections between JCU and schools and learning centres to build your professional network, while you gain the knowledge, skills and experience employers are looking for.

Experience has no substitute, and when you study education online, you need a way to put theory into practice. Use guided professional experience placements to gain real experience, and put your learning to work, in a range of educational settings.

Be Ready for the Jobs of the Future

Understand the individual needs of learners and how to foster student engagement, while developing inclusive learning environments. Master contemporary educational technologies to create exciting learning opportunities and equip students for a digital future.

Engage with remote and rural communities as you learn how to design and implement learning strategies that work for students with diverse socio-cultural backgrounds. Learn how to encourage and inspire all students, and make a difference, wherever you go.

Develop professionally as a researcher, leader, and communicator. Discover how to use classroom data to improve teaching practices. Learn how to communicate and work effectively with colleagues, parents, and the broader community to enhance educational outcomes for students.

Build a Brighter Future for All

You don't have to go far, to go far. Earn your education degree online from James Cook University and start building your bright future, making a difference in the lives of others. Apply your talents and passion for learning to improve outlooks for the whole community, and become a force for good in sustainable education.
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Attending on-campus university classes every week isn’t for everyone. Study education online with the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) or Bachelor of Education (Primary). You’ll have the flexibility to study ‘anytime, anywhere’. Using any device, you can conveniently fit study into your busy schedule.

All assessments are 100% online, meaning you’ll never need to travel to submit an assignment or find an exam venue.

Our Student Support Service will be with you every step of the way. For every subject, you will be placed in a student group with a dedicated tutor for continued academic support. Each tutor runs collaborative sessions at different times throughout the study period, and is available to answer questions submitted via email, phone or the online discussion boards.

JCU’s online learning platform, LearnJCU, is intuitive and easy to navigate. It’s specifically designed with students in mind, many of whom are juggling family, work and study.

The JCU online learning environment enables you to connect, interact and collaborate with your classmates, tutors and academics like never before. It offers access to the same resources you would have on campus, all via an interactive learning environment.