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In this online course, you will explore what it means to be a member of the teaching profession in Aotearoa New Zealand.
This includes understanding the foundations of the New Zealand education system, the regulatory, ethical and professional obligations of a teaching role and preparing for this role by establishing a professional development plan.
Teacher Education Refresh
This is the first course of the Teacher Education Refresh (TER) programme.
This programme is specifically for teachers who are required by the Education Council to complete the Teacher Education Refresh programme before regaining their Practising Certificate.
Courses in the TER are currently being offered fee free. To view the terms and conditions of this offer please visit the programme page:
How to access the offer
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
All our open courses have a credit value. For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates.
This course is 100% internally assessed
No textbooks are required for this course
Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.