About this course
Graduates with VIT registration will be recognised as accredited Languages teachers within Victorian schools.
Intended learning outcomes
Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Modern Languages Education course will be able to:
- Analyse and communicate an understanding of the nature and form of language as a system.
- Critically appraise and explain the application of current methodologies for teaching an additional language other than English.
- Critique and manage language curricula and resources which are culturally and linguistically appropriate.
APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
- Identify and explain implications of the second language acquisition process for learning and teaching.
Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Modern Languages Education will develop the following set of generic skills:
• Critical reasoning and thinking
• Problem solving
• Evidence based decision making
• Creativity and innovation
• Teamwork and professional collaboration
• Self-reflection, career awareness and lifelong learning
• Active and participatory citizenship.
Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Modern Languages Education will have the necessary attributes to:
- Evaluate contemporary educational issues in modern languages and approaches from a range of disciplinary perspectives, including sociological, economical, psychological and pedagogical perspectives (academic distinction) contribute to discussions and debates associated with the role of modern languages education in addressing contemporary local, national and global issues (global citizenship)
- Promote social justice, employability, career awareness, wellbeing and citizenship through educational policy and practice (integrity and self awareness)
- Be creative, innovative, self directed and lifelong learners, able to link theory and practice and respond to the changing educational landscape (integrity and self awareness)
Last updated: 12 November 2022