Why study education and teaching at La Trobe?

Industry-connected

Gain valuable industry insights, with courses designed in partnership with schools and communities around Victoria.

Top 200

La Trobe's education subjects are ranked in the top 200 worldwide.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), 2019, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018: Education

Local work placements

Make connections and experience what it’s like to help a child overcome a difficult maths problem or inspire a teen to follow their passion in placements with our industry partners.

Make an informed choice

Our one-on-one consultations are designed to hone in on your objectives and provide practical guidance about your study options

Meet our graduate

'I chose education at La Trobe because of my passion for being around young, bright individuals, and for teaching them to become the best version of themselves.'

'With the level of support we receive from our teaching staff and the networking opportunities available, I truly believe we’ll all have great teaching careers.'

Saliha Zeyneb Gurdag
Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) graduate

Become a confident and effective teacher

The science of learning

Become an expert in the many ways humans learn. The latest science is embedded in our curriculum and student experience. You’ll have access to expert knowledge and applied theory, evidence and data interpretation. You’ll understand why and how people learn, so you’ll be prepared for any teaching challenge.

Practical experience in the classroom

We’ve all had that one teacher we’ll never forget. The one that made any subject seem interesting, or always had time to help us. A good teacher is someone who teaches the entire class but who can also reach every individual. With an education degree at La Trobe, you’ll build your classroom skills in challenging and diverse placements in schools and communities around Victoria.

Diverse and flexible degrees

Explore different ways to be an educator. Early learning. Primary or secondary teaching. Outdoor recreation. Community or technical education. Leadership. Here or overseas.

Paid to study rural teaching

Get paid to teach the students who need you most. Low socio-economic urban, rural and regional schools need talented and passionate teachers. The NEXUS program supports you with a salary, as well as access to mentoring and professional development.

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