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Curtin University

School of Education

Welcome to the School of Education

The School of Education at Curtin University has served Western Australia’s education community through its leadership in teaching, scholarship and research since 1974. The School prepares professionals for practice in a wide range of education-related fields and is known throughout Australia for the quality of its programs, excellent teaching and the success of its graduates. It also enjoys a strong research record as shown by research grants, staff publications and conference presentations, and by the high number of postgraduate research students.

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You must complete the Application for Admission form for Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary Education)


The School offers pre-service courses in early childhood, primary and secondary teaching (with a comprehensive range of major and minor secondary curriculum areas). For people with a first degree such as BA or BSc, there is the Graduate Diploma in Education which prepares graduates for teaching in secondary settings. For trained teachers, there are opportunities for Masters by both coursework and research and Doctoral awards for those wishing to pursue a research higher degree.
Whatever your pathway, you will find in the School of Education a professional, supportive and collegial setting for your learning and scholarship.

Associate Professor Lina Pelliccione, Head of School