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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Education graduate Kendall Schuts smiling in classroom

Make a difference every day

“My favourite part of being a teacher is seeing their faces light up when they learn something new.”

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Curtin education graduate Glenn Hall

Embrace unexpected moments

“Teaching is so rewarding because you’re giving people the tools to help themselves and discover their own answers.”

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How education at Curtin changes lives

From the eye-opening experience of volunteering in Nepal to the hometown return fulfilling a dream of teaching in the community where you grew up, these are glimpses at truly transformative educational experiences.

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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 2018.
  • Our School of Education's PLHub offers professional learning opportunities to educators.
  • ‘WooTube’ star Eddie Woo popped in to Curtin to share some of his teaching tips.
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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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