Graduate Certificate in Education - Literacy Education

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

Provides practical links between theory, reading and writing processes, assessment and teaching, in order to develop deep understandings about effective teaching of reading and writing from Kindergarten to Year 12. The course builds on current initiatives and research supported by the Department of Education, Science and Training. It offers in-service teachers an opportunity to critically assess evidence-based teaching of reading and writing, challenge personal and system-wide assumptions about literacy teaching, as well as enhance practical skills in teaching reading and writing.


4 units: 60 credit points


  • Teaching, Assessing and Improving Writing
  • Teaching Reading: Theory, Comprehension and Skills
  • How Children Learn Literacy: Processes, Development, Difficulties
  • Understanding Language
  • Using Language

Standard entry requirements

University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to have a Bachelor of Education, with equivalents considered. Alternatively applicants can have a three-year degree and a Graduate Diploma of Education, with equivalents considered. Special entry may be considered for three-year trained teachers with extensive professional experience.

Study pathways

Master of Education

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Mount Lawley Domestic: $3,300
No information available Yes No information available

Further information

Related careers: Principal, Teaching Coordinator, School Leader, School Administrator, Level 3 School Teacher, Lecturer

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