* Department of Education, 2022, Issues Paper: Teacher Workforce Shortages
Top 150 globally
La Trobe's education subjects are ranked in the top 150 worldwide.
Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, World University Rankings 2022 by subject: education
Top 20 worldwide
La Trobe ranks in the top 20 universities for our work to advance the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
Times Higher Education (THE), 2022, Impact Rankings 2022
La Trobe ranks in the top 100 universities worldwide for quality education.
Times Higher Education (THE), 2022, Impact Rankings 2021: quality education
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Our one-on-one consultations are designed to hone your objectives and provide practical guidance about your study options
What could your future hold?
Be a teacher who can educate and inspire any student, with technology and data on your side. With La Trobe’s network of diverse school placements, discover how to create learning spaces that are safe, diverse and passionate wherever you are.
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Help shape the future of our next generation. La Trobe’s Associate Degree of Teacher Education is a perfect first step towards a rewarding career in teaching.
Understand how children learn and develop from birth to adolescence. Explore how the next generation of educators can support diverse learning.
Become the teacher they’ll always remember. Learn from experts as you pursue a rewarding teaching career with La Trobe’s Bachelor of Education.
Step out of the classroom and turn your career into an adventure with La Trobe’s Bachelor of Outdoor and Sustainability Education.
Want to inspire the next generation? La Trobe’s Diploma of Teacher Education is the perfect first step towards a rewarding career in teaching.
Extend your leadership credentials and advance your understanding of key learning principles with La Trobe’s Graduate Certificate in Education.
Enhance your professional knowledges and skills with La Trobe’s Graduate Diploma in Education. You’ll develop your networks and grow your career as an educator and leader.
Become an expert in educational science and advance your career with La Trobe's Master of Education.
Learn specialised skills to provide children with essential learning and assist those with special needs
Gain discipline expertise and learn how to meet the academic and developmental needs of young people.
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'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.'
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.
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.
Explore different ways to be an educator. Early learning. Primary or secondary teaching. Outdoor recreation. Community or technical education. Leadership. Here or overseas.
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.
We offer a range of scholarships to help you succeed. Find the right one for you.
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If you don't meet the requirements of your preferred course then a pathway option might be the answer.
Develop the skills and experience employers want with placements and practicals.