Students completing the Graduate Certificate in Education (Specific Learning Difficulties) should be able to:
deepen their knowledge and extend their understanding in the general area of educational thought and practice in the area of specific learning difficulties;
acquire a substantial understanding of relevant theory, and practice and assessment of students with literacy and numeracy difficulties;
be acquainted with the range of expert writing and research on particular topics;
be eligible, under particular specified conditions, for employment in designated positions within the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Victoria and in other schools and authorities;
have an ongoing interest in the study and practice of education for students with additional educational needs;
establish a sound basis for further studies in Education at the Master's level.