Graduate Diploma of Information Technology in Education
incorporating the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology in Education
Feb 2023Jul 2023
- One year full-time or two years part-time
- Full-time or Part-time
- Level 7
- Available for International Students. International Fee Guideline
- Hamilton City Campus or Online delivery
- Applications are accepted throughout the year.
- Study can be completed online.
- Face to face classes are held on the Hamilton City Campus.
*Please note the endorsement in Applied E-Learning is not currently available. For expressions of interest, please contact us by email.
Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Education: One semester full-time, one or two years part-time.
Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Education: One year full-time, two years or longer part-time.
This programme provides practicing teachers with the skills and knowledge to integrate information communication technology into the classroom to enhance teaching and learning for students.
Students will learn through a variety of practical modules, which include a theoretical base. Module delivery is online, with some modules also available as block course over the summer period.
The programme also offers an Applied E-Learning endorsement which provides specialist study in online learning*.
What you will learn
Successful completion depends on students meeting the assessment requirements of eight modules, three of which are compulsory. In order to complete the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology in Education (Level 7), students must pass a total of four modules, two compulsories, and two optional modules.
View programme modules
|Module code||Module name||Level||Credits||Pre-requisites||Co-requisites|
I.C.T. and the Learning Process
ICT and Early Childhood Education
|ESGD705||Impact of I.C.T. on Society||7||15|
|ESGD723||Cloud Based Apps for Teaching and Learning||7||15|
|Module code||Module name||Level||Credits||Pre-requisites||Co-requisites|
|ESGD708||The Internet as an Educational Resource||7||15|
|ESGD714||Using Digital Storytelling in the Classroom||7||15|
|ESGD715||Special Project (A)||7||15|
|ESGD717||ICT Infused Inquiry||7||15|
|ESGD719||Using ePortfolios in the Classroom||7||15|
|ESGD720||Using mLearning in the classroom||7||15|
|ESGD724||Coding Tools for the Classroom||7||15|
Scheduling and workload
All modules are delivered via online delivery. This means that students can study at a time that suits them and study can be scheduled around their paid employment. Digital Storytelling in the Classroom can also be delivered as face to face (supplemented by online delivery) during the summer period as a block course (Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm) at the Wintec Hamilton City Campus.
Further information can be found here.
Graduates may be employed as information communications technology facilitators or in specialist teaching positions in educational institutions.
Frequently asked questions
What can I expect from the class schedule and workload?
Students will be expected to log in regularly and work online for 2-4 hours each week, for each module.
How much time outside of class will I need to spend on study?
What special facilities or equipment will I be working with?
Will this programme be covered by the Government’s fees-free initiative?
What support will I get while I study?
Undergraduate, semester, pathway and module – what do these words mean?
General academic admission
Candidates are required to have:
i) gained a professional teaching qualification suitable for registration as a teacher; or
ii) gained a professional teaching qualification suitable for teaching in a tertiary institution.
Domestic applicants aged 20 years or above who have not met the General Admission or entry requirements for a programme but whose skills, education or work experience indicate that they have a reasonable chance of success may be eligible for Special Admission. Special admission will be granted at the discretion of the relevant Head of School/Centre Director or designated nominee. Such applicants may be required to successfully complete a foundation, bridging or tertiary introductory programme as a condition of entry into higher level programmes.
Domestic applicants aged under 20 years who have not met the general academic admission and entry criteria for a programme but who can demonstrate a reasonable chance of success through other educational attainment and/or work or life experience may be
eligible for provisional entry at the discretion of the relevant Head of School/Centre Director or designated nominee. Provisional entry places restrictions on re-enrolment to be lifted if the applicant’s performance is deemed satisfactory by
the relevant Head of School/Centre Director or designated nominee.
a) Candidates are required to be working as educators in some capacity or have access to an environment in which they can practice their skills as educators.
b) Consideration will also be given to candidates who have no professional teaching qualification, but who have evidence of satisfactory achievement of tertiary studies and experience of teaching Information and Communication Technology in an educational setting.
c) Candidates are required to indicate if they have been convicted of a criminal offence. Candidates should be aware that some criminal convictions may limit their ability to secure placements and to complete the programme requirements and/or gain employment in the education field. Candidates are encouraged to discuss the implications of criminal convictions with the Programme Leader and the relevant registration body prior to commencement of study.
English language requirements
Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6.0, with no individual band score lower than 5.5; or equivalent.
To check what you need to gain entry to a course, review the entry criteria available on each programme page. These assist you in understanding what qualifications or experience are typically required to gain entry. You can contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0800 2 Wintec at any time for further guidance.
Your first day
Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our welcome page.
|Module code||Module name||First day||Time||Venue|
|ESGD722/2202||ICT and Early Childhood Education||Monday 25 July 2022||Not applicable||Online|
|ESGD705/2202||Impact of ICT on Society||Monday 25 July 2022||Not applicable||Online|
|ESGD714/2202||Using Digital Storytelling in the Classroom||Monday 25 July 2022||Not applicable||Online|
|ESGD720/2202||Using MyLearning in the classroom||Monday 25 July 2022||Not applicable||Online|
|ESGD724/2202||Coding Tools for the classroom||Monday 25 July 2022||Not applicable||Online|
For online modules:
Access Moodle here and follow the instructions to log in.
The module tutor will contact students before the start of the module, usually the week prior, to ensure students are enrolled correctly and have all the information needed to access Moodle. Students are often contacted via their Wintec student email.
If you have any problems with accessing Moodle, please contact the Student Helpdesk on 0800 587 500 or by email.
What you will need
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He reo pōwhiri, your official welcome to Wintec
Tēnei te mihi mahana ki a koe e piki nei, e kake nei ki te Kuratini o Waikato.
You are warmly invited to attend the official welcome to Wintec for all new students, staff and whānau (family) at either our marae, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa or Rotokauri campus. The pōwhiri is a welcoming ceremony involving mihimihi (speeches), waiata (singing), and will conclude with kai timotimo (light refreshments). Please gather at the campus hubs, and a staff member will guide you through our pōwhiri.
Click here to find out when the next pōwhiri will be.
Paying for your study
If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:
New Zealand-based suppliers
General book suppliers
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