Hello and welcome to this course on Tertiary Teaching in New Zealand. This course is designed for International students who are intending to complete the Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education. It will give you an understanding of the context of teaching in New Zealand Universities, Polytechnics and Private Training providers, and you will be encouraged to compare and contrast this with tertiary education in your home country.
The general issues of cultural awareness in education will be addressed, and the practices of blended and online learning skills will be used.
Enjoy your study, especially the connections with teachers and other students!
||Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education
| Enrolment status
|| Online registration coming soon
|Formal assessment services
Indicative fee for credentialing: NZ$tba
| Start here
||Read the getting started page to register and familiarise yourself with our learning environment.
||Introduction, study schedule and assessment
||Websites for accessing your course materials and learning activities
||Community-based question and answer forum for OERu and TTNZ
The aims of this course are:
- To engage in an introductory exploration of the role and understandings of a tertiary educator in New Zealand and compare/contrast with tertiary education in the participant’s home country.
- To begin to explore the relevance of cultural awareness to the tertiary educator’s role.
- To commence an exploration of the expectations of a tertiary educator from an institutional/organisational perspective and requirements from that role such as reflective practice, self-evaluation and digital literacy.