Why study education?

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Influence the next generation

“I’ve always wanted to teach, especially the younger years because it’s such a crucial time of children’s lives where you can make the most impact on their learning.”

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Create your own approach

“I am from China where the education system is totally different. Now I can combine two positive teaching strategies to make my own teaching philosophy, and adjust my approach to meet children’s needs and learning levels.”

Mojuan Luo, Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)

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Do what you love

“I’m enjoying the practical side of learning. When we do performing arts, for example, we get to come up with fun stuff to do with the children, like acting and dancing.”

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Students

Head into exams with your spot at Curtin secured

You can now apply to receive your Curtin offer early, ahead of the ATAR exam period. An early offer means you can spend more time preparing for your exams, knowing we’ve got your place at Curtin sorted. Applications close 30 September 2019.

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Eddie Woo

What makes a great teacher?

At Curtin, your inspirational teaching moments could be sparked by guest speakers like 'WooTube' star, Eddie Woo!

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Did you know?

  • We’re ranked in the top 100 in the world for the field of education in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019.
  • Our School of Education's Professional Learning Hub (PLHub) offers professional learning opportunities to educators.
  • Our education students benefit from Curtin’s partner agreements with more than 900 Australian schools, which provide placements with practical teaching experience and professional mentoring.
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    Explore our education courses

    Our diverse range of education courses means you can follow your passion while gaining the skills knowledge and experience to passion into a meaningful future.

    If you’re driven to help others and make tomorrow better then explore our education courses and put your passion to work.

    View our undergraduate courses and apply:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Primary Education*
  • Secondary Education
  • Educational Studies
  • * If you don’t meet our entry requirements, find out how portfolio entry could offer a flexible pathway.

    Find out how to apply

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