School of Education

Faculty of Education and Arts

If you want to begin your career as a classroom teacher, our wide range of programs will put you on a recognised and respected path to achieving your goals. You will enter the profession 'classroom ready', well-versed in the fundamentals of education and up to speed with trends and technologies in teaching.

As you study, you'll benefit from the extensive resources and industry recognition that come with being part of Federation University Australia. Our collaborative partnerships with schools, TAFEs and other institutions, both nationally and internationally, provide extensive work experience opportunities that will help you become the best teacher you can be.

At the same time, you'll find that our smaller classes and personalised teaching give you the individual attention you deserve. Highly knowledgeable lecturers and tutors guide you in a supportive, hands-on environment.

Graduate outcomes and career focus

An education qualification does not limit you to working in schools. We also prepare graduates for careers in many fields including health, social welfare, government, communications and youth work.

Our graduates are developing government policies that shape learning and development, are involved in running community organisations, and are at the forefront of designing health and well-being programs in Australia and around the world.

Career directions include roles in:

  • primary, secondary or adult education
  • curriculum and learning design
  • community welfare and development
  • health, wellbeing and community wellbeing.

Our graduates benefit from diverse career options through our double-degree programs, including opportunities in media, communications, social welfare, youth work and social policy.

Study options

View the complete range of Gippsland Campus education programs.