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Eleni Stamelos, Bachelor of Teaching

Eleni Stamelos, Bachelor of Teaching

"The School of Education has prepared me to become a Senior Secondary English high school teacher. Down the track, I can see myself returning one day to conduct research, lecture or tutor, as this all encompasses my own love of learning."

Eleni Stamelos, Bachelor of Teaching

How to become a teacher

We provide two pathways to become a secondary school teacher, and offer flexible degree options to teach in your areas of interest. Our teaching degrees include practical placements from your first year of study, giving you an authentic experience of working in a classroom.

Teaching pathways

Master of Education

The Master of Education is for practicing educators who either want to pursue leadership careers, or examine and challenge their current teaching practice. The degree explores research with one of Australia's leading educational research institutes.

Master of Education

Research degrees

Our research degrees are open to a broad range of areas, offering projects ranging from the exploration of virtual reality and mobile learning, to global education issues regarding refugees and wellbeing. If you are interested in educational development, consider furthering your research career with us.

Research degrees

Teaching Capabilities Statement

In South Australia, all applicants to all teacher education programs require you to complete a Teaching Capabilities Statement as the non-academic entry requirement. This Statement has a set of three questions that encourage you to think carefully about your decision to become a teacher, what motivates you in this decision, and to share your understanding about the role.

Teaching Capabilities Statement

What you will you need to become a teacher

Find out more on what you will need to become a teacher. Read our guide to the practical, physical and cognitive and personal capabilities required when working as a teacher. Students are required to consider the inherent requirements and determine if they confidently meet them before undertaking a career in teaching. Reasonable adjustments will be made for students with a disability.

What you will need to become a teacher