University of Queensland, The

Faculty of Arts

Education (Child Care)

Address:

The University of Queensland

St Lucia

Toowoomba, Queensland 4350

Australia

Program Information

Degree Offered:

GradDipEd(Child Care)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Faculty of Education recognises the importance of providing some flexibility in the way teacherschoose to prepare for their careers and the Graduate Diploma of Education (Child Care) includes provisionfor applicants with appropriate graduate or professional qualifications to complete one year of professionalstudy in preparation for teaching in the early childhood area. Recognition of prior learning in previousprofessional preparation is basic in this process. This fully external course is specially designed to providea means by which intending early childhood professionals who are qualified in another sector mightundertake additional study to qualify as directors in Child Care