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Events on March 17, 2015
  • Professor John Williams Inaugural Professorial
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: March 17, 2015 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato
    Description: Practice versus theory: The value of Technology Education
    Technology Education is a core element of the New Zealand Curriculum and encompasses a lot more than just woodwork or digital technology. Because of its practical nature, it can be difficult to assess and is sometimes misunderstood or sidelined by subjects which are perceived as more ‘academic’. Professor Williams will describe his research, which aims to assess practice, and in so doing, help overcome the false dichotomy between theory and practice. He will argue that technology needs to be recognised as a broad and highly-valued subject.
    TIME: 6-7pm, Opus Bar open from 5pm
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Events on March 20, 2015
  • Faculty of Education Colloquium
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: March 20, 2015 - 4:00 pm
    Location: TT1.05
    Description: Pedro Manuel Martinez Monje
    (The University of the Basque Country, Spain)

    Digital citizenship in the knowledge societies
    Knowledge societies are the desired outcome of a new form of future societies. It is not clear, however, how this aspiration can be achieved or recognized by whole communities when inequality in terms of access to digital resources (digital divide) exist. Increasingly, digital access is becoming a new citizenship right on par with social welfare, health care and education in societies with welfare regimes. My presentation discusses the issues related to bridging this digital divide from a range of perspectives, political to different paradigms of social exclusion.
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Events on March 21, 2015
  • POET Symposium
    Starts: 9:30 am
    Ends: March 21, 2015 - 2:15 pm
    Location: MSB1.01 & MSB1.05 (Management School, University of Waikato, Hamilton)
    Description: Hear local and international POET (Pedagogies of Educational Transitions) researchers share their research and discuss implications for research, policy and practice.
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Events on March 25, 2015
  • Developing Middle Leadership in Secondary School learning series commences
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: March 26, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Secondary School learning series commences
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Events on March 26, 2015
  • Increasing Principal Effectiveness learning series commences
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: March 27, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: TC1.05
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Events on March 27, 2015
  • Faculty of Education Colloquium
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: March 27, 2015 - 4:00 pm
    Location: TT1.05
    Description: Kylee Edwards
    Te Oranga The School of Human Development and Movement Studies
    An experimental gifted classroom in the 1950s: Reflections from class members
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Bachelor of Teaching

These undergraduate programmes prepare you for early childhood, primary or secondary teaching. The BTchg is a pathway into a BTchg Honours or Postgraduate Diploma in Education.

The BTchg is a three-year degree offered in either early-childhood, primary teaching.

The BTchg Conjoint programme in either primary, middle-school or secondary teaching is only offered at our Hamilton campus. This four-year (at least) programme involves completing two degrees concurrently.

In addition to studying at our Hamilton and Tauranga campuses BTchg options are available for people who want to study online via distance education (Mixed Media Presentation – MMP) and those interested in Māori Medium teaching (Ki Taiao or Kākano Rua). BTchg upgrades are available for registered early childhood, primary, middle and intermediate school teachers. All teacher education applicants need to undergo an application and selection process.

(Degree graduates see GradDipT)

qualifications

Bachelor of Teaching Early Childhood
Bachelor of Teaching Early Childhood – Ki Taiao
Bachelor of Teaching Early Childhood (Upgrade) (For Teachers)
Bachelor of Teaching Primary
Bachelor of Teaching Primary (Mixed Media Presentation)
Bachelor of Teaching Primary – Kākano Rua
Bachelor of Teaching Primary (Upgrade) (For Teachers)
Bachelor of Teaching Primary Conjoint
Bachelor of Teaching Secondary Conjoint