Why choose this program?

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

OP 1 to 6 Guarantee

If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

You will study the national key learning areas in school teaching, the disciplines that form the basis of learning and teaching, and elective courses.

You will go off campus to schools to develop your practical teaching skills, and become competent and confident in classroom teaching. Your training will also enable you to consider other occupations where planning and organising ability, empathy, communication and highly developed social skills are required.

As an option to your training as a primary school teacher you may apply to study an award major in third and fourth years provided you meet the academic requirements or you may undertake electives providing the opportunity to broaden your knowledge and skill set. Students completing one of the award majors study a set sequence of courses in third and fourth years. The award majors include:

  • Health and Physical Education (Gold Coast)
  • Junior Secondary (Mt Gravatt and Gold Coast)
  • Special and Inclusive Education (Mt Gravatt)