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About JCU's Teaching Degrees Online
You want to make a difference in the lives of the next generation. At James Cook University, we understand that desire, and we want to make study work for you. That's why we offer online education degrees that fit into your schedule, so you can obtain teaching degrees online and start a rewarding career in education.
Prepare for the jobs of the future with flexible, online education degrees from James Cook University. With your Bachelor of Education (Primary) or Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) degree, you can prepare yourself for a meaningful future, making a difference in the lives of your students.
Study on Your Schedule
Make room for your future today with teaching degrees online. Study one subject at a time, and choose up to six subjects in a year. Finish your online degree in just 5.5 years, or take longer, as needed, for your schedule. Access JCU's online platform from any device, at any time, and fit your studies around existing employment or family responsibilities.
Get the Support You Need
Access world-class support and instruction from anywhere through the LearnJCU portal. Get your questions answered by JCU’s Student Support Service; communicate with peers; build professional relationships through collaborative learning opportunities; and study with the support of experienced lecturers committed to your success.
Earn an Accredited Qualification
A degree and a job are important. Prepare for success with teaching degrees online that are fully accredited through the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) in association with the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT). Become eligible for teacher registration in Australia, and gain the qualifications employers are looking for. Explore exciting possibilities for your future as you graduate, ready to work in rural, remote and metropolitan schools, and even overseas.
Develop as a Professional
Your world-class education begins here, at JCU, as you integrate theory and contemporary education practices to become a well-qualified professional. Learn how to critically evaluate data, and then apply your research to improve learning outcomes for your students. Develop habits that will equip you to continue your professional learning throughout your career.
Develop your understanding of inclusive learning environments. Make a difference in the lives of diverse students, no matter their background. Learn how to improve students’ learning outcomes, work effectively with parents and carers, and benefit whole communities.
Put your learning into practice in real-world situations through professional experience placements. Integrate your pedagogical and technical knowledge in practical situations, applying contemporary research as you make data-driven decisions and improve your skills in assessment and feedback.
Improve your communication skills to engage meaningfully and professionally with students, parents, and the broader community. Gain confidence in communicating your ideas in a variety of settings and to facilitate cooperation. Learn how to effectively apply your interpersonal skills through digital, written, and oral communication mediums.
Be Ready for the Jobs of Tomorrow
Master contemporary technologies that are crucial to student success in a digital world. Encourage your students to learn through coding and robotics. Gain the skills you need to create play-based learning that equips your students to solve problems, create solutions, and master the skills they need for their educational futures.
Embrace Justice and Sustainability
Explore your role in the community and become an agent for change as you work to build sustainable futures for Australia's communities. Take part in service-learning projects that promote social and environmental responsibility. Gain knowledge and understanding of the importance of culture to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and other Indigenous peoples living in the Tropics. Practice aligning classroom and individual goals with larger goals for the community, and enhance your ability to engage with other professionals to truly make a difference.
Get Started on Your Future Today
Online education degrees give you the flexibility to plan for your future while taking care of today. Contact James Cook University and learn more about teaching degrees online and how you can be ready today for tomorrow.
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When you study education online, you have the freedom to take courses when and where it works best for you. There is no need to sacrifice your job or family in pursuit of a brighter future. You can spread out your study load to concentrate on a single area at a time and still enjoy 10 weeks of breaks. While still keeping up with your family responsibilities or work requirements, you can earn a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) or Bachelor of Education (Primary) in 5.5 years: far faster than with traditional part-time study.
With a degree in education, you'll develop the skills you need to make a difference in essential areas of child development. You will graduate qualified to work in busy urban environments or remote rural areas. JCU's partnership with preschools, primary schools, and childcare centres offers you the chance to build strong practical job skills that employers are looking for. With a nationally accredited degree, you'll be eligible for employment across Australia and overseas.
With an online teaching degree, you can make study work for you. With JCU's online teaching degrees, you can study any time and on any device, fitting your studies into your schedule as needed.
Enjoy Online Teaching Degree Support
Just because you study remotely does not mean you should not have access to the best support and guidance available. At JCU, your world-class education is important to us, and Student Support Services are always available to give you the same level of help you would receive on campus.
Enjoy a Strong Learning Environment
Lecturers committed to student success work with LearnJCU, our online platform, so you can experience an incredible collaborative space from your own home. You'll be able to collaborate with classmates, academics, and tutors with access to all the same resources as you would have on campus.
Experience has no substitute, and employers are looking for graduates with the real-world skills you'll get from JCU. Our teaching degrees online include professional placements, where you'll put your learning to work in real-world settings.
Take advantage of JCU's relationships with educators to broaden your professional connections and demonstrate your understanding of the knowledge you've learned through your courses. Gain experience articulating policies and procedures while seeing how legal and ethical considerations play out in the real world. At graduation, you'll have the real-world experience employers want to see and a broad professional network you'll draw on for your entire career.
Learn to Engage
We are all individuals, and the best learning happens when educators use a range of pedagogical strategies to challenge students. Prepare yourself to foster student engagement through courses that help you understand the individual needs of learners and reflect on your own well-being at the same time.
Learn About Diverse Education Needs
Take advantage of JCU's unique relationship with Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to broaden your knowledge of diverse education needs across the country: and the world. At JCU, our online education degrees give you the opportunity to practice designing and implementing curriculum for students from diverse cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Take part in developing pedagogical approaches that encourage achievement in even the most marginalised students, so you can make a difference in the lives of students and their families no matter where you choose to work.
Learn How to Improve Student Learning
One of the most rewarding aspects of education is the ability to help students as individuals. While the principles of education are universal, application at the individual level requires insight and experience. Through your courses at JCU, you'll learn how to improve student learning using data and evidence. Be ready for the jobs of the future with your ability to collect, record, and analyse data. Learn how to interpret and apply assessment standards in the classroom context so your students learn everything they need to know for their own futures.
Learn How to Effectively Communicate
As an educational professional, you need to reach your students, but you also need to effectively communicate with parents, peers, and administrators. When you study education online at James Cook University, you learn how to reflect on your understandings and justify them to a wide range of audiences. Whether you need to communicate with parents, administrators, or legislative and regulatory authorities, you will have the skills you need to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.
You don't have to go far, to go far. At JCU, our online education degrees are designed to get you ready for the jobs of the future while fulfilling the responsibilities of today. Contact James Cook University today to learn more and get started with one of our teaching degrees online.