Bachelor of Education (Early Years)

General

Program Description

Can you see yourself working with young children? If you like to work as a teacher in a preschool or primary setting, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Bachelor of Education, Early Years, boasts a 100% employment success rate. A rewarding career teaching the next generation beckons. If you aspire to work with young children we offer a contemporary and dynamic approach to professional preparation in the early years sector that has a strong emphasis on equity, social justice, and critical praxis.

Share a world of knowledge with young children

Learn the skills and gain the industry qualifications for employment as a teacher across the early years spectrum of birth to 12 years. You can choose to complete the full course and become a qualified kindergarten and primary teacher, or exit after two years with an Associate Degree of Early Years Studies.

Industry connections and resources

You will have access to award-winning, dedicated teaching staff and the benefit of industry bodies such as the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and the Victorian Institute of Teaching.

Employment outcomes

You will be awarded dual teacher registration upon graduation. You will qualify for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching, the registration body for teachers as well as a kindergarten teacher, to work with a range of children’s services. This registration is with the Department of Education and Early Year Childhood Development (DEECD).

More Information

Some Commonwealth Supported Places may be available to eligible students on request.

Please note: it is in your best interest to use both VTAC codes when applying through VTAC.

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Last updated May 2019

About the School

Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a diverse range of innovative, hands-on TAFE (VET) and Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip you with th ... Read More

Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a diverse range of innovative, hands-on TAFE (VET) and Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip you with the knowledge and skills to excel in an evolving and challenging marketplace. Melbourne Polytechnic courses are designed and developed with industry participation to give students the best employment outcomes. Melbourne Polytechnic has seven metropolitan campuses, Preston, Collingwood, Epping, Fairfield, Greensborough Campus and Heidelberg. Each campus provides an individual, unique and enriching student experience. Read less