Advanced Diploma of Education - Paraprofessional Education Worker

Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education

This course is intended to provide participants with a range of knowledge, and skills to perform the following functions associated with paraprofessional education work: lead and mentor education support workers; engage stakeholders in decision making processes to develop the goals, directions and processes of education for students; lead culturally competent and collaborative education teams to plan, team teach, monitor, report and evaluate student learning outcomes; provide targeted instruction to students in specific Key Learning areas; develop own and others' professional knowledge, practice and engagement.

Entry Requirements:

Learning, reading, writing, oral communication and numeracy skills at ACSF level 4 or above, and a minimum education level of year 11; or Certificate IV in Education Support


14 units: 8 core; 6 electives

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Lead and develop others in a community sector workplace; Provide mentoring support to colleagues; Develop and implement community engagement strategies; Undertake professional reflection; Communicate effectively in the workplace using complex spoken and written texts; Develop and facilitate culturally competent and collaborative education teams in schools; Lead strategic policy and practice change in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education; Lead and facilitate professional learning to develop technology capabilities in education team. Plus electives.

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Batchelor No info No
Batchelor No info No Part time
Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education offers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the chance to study a wide range of courses designed to help them gain the skills and qualifications to find work and to help with the development of their communities.

The Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE) is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). Both organisations share a commitment to Indigenous student outcomes and currently occupy unique positions in the Australian tertiary education sector, having a critical focus on regional, remote and Indigenous education in some of the most challenging environments in the country. ACIKE is the only higher education delivery portal for BIITE. Both organisations provide staff for four schools within the ACIKE structure.

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