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This programme gives you the opportunity to build on the science and leadership skills you learnt in the Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Teaching (Curriculum). It will enable you to become a positive advocate of science within your primary school and community and contribute to the future of science in New Zealand. The course material is also appropriate if you are a lower secondary (Year 9 an 10) teacher. When you complete all courses in this programme you can apply to be awarded with the Graduate Diploma in Primary Science Teaching.
OP7612 Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Teaching (Leadership) (Level 7) is closed to new students. Please click on the link to find out about other education related qualifications available at Open Polytechnic.
If you were already enrolled in this programme in, or prior to, Trimester 3 2017, you can continue to enrol in your next course to complete your qualification. Please note, you must successfully complete your last course/s by the end of Trimester 2, 2019 to be awarded this qualification.
We are currently offering this qualification fee free. Please refer to the Fee free offer tab below to read the criteria and Terms and Conditions.
Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Teaching Leadership (191 KB PDF)
Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.
*This qualification is currently being offered fee-free. Administration fee applies, refer to the fee free offer tab.
Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility
For information about selecting courses to study towards this qualification, check out the Choose courses tab.
On completion of this qualification you will be able to:
This qualification has a workplace component. Specific activities in the workplace may include:
Every course has an enrolment close-off date. Make sure you know when you need to enrol by.
All courses in this qualification are internally assessed. Assessment will include journals, portfolios, case studies and assignments.