You love working with kids. You’re passionate about helping them overcome language barriers. So, they can reach their unlimited potential.
If you’re a teacher, early childhood educator or paraprofessional and you want to work with bilingual and multilingual children, this degree prepares you to do just that.
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Language teaching and bilingualism at Western
If you’re a teacher, early childhood educator or paraprofessional, and you’re passionate about working with bilingual and multilingual children, this degree is for you. It will give you the skills you need to help kids overcome language barriers. So, they can reach their unlimited potential.
Taught on campus, the Graduate Certificate in Language Teaching and Bilingualism (Birth – 12 Years) shows you how to improve students’ linguistic abilities in their home language. It can be studied full-time over six months, or one-year part-time. Offers you real-world work placements an educational setting with bilingual learners. Prepares you to become the teacher they remember.
Top 10 for Education in Australia
Western is ranked in the top 10 Education faculties in Australia, second in NSW, and Top 75 in the world (*Academic Ranking of World Universities 2018).
Fees and delivery
Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.
Delivery: On campus
Delivery: On campus
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This course gives you the specialist qualification you need to work with bilingual and multilingual children.
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
Teachers of English to Speakers of other Languages teach classes in English to students whose first language is a language other than English.
Early Childhood Teacher
Early Childhood Teachers teach the basics of numeracy, literacy, music, art, literature, and work with bilingual and multilingual children prior to school and primary school settings.
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Further study options
The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.