Educators shape the future. They change destinies, enrich lives and empower individuals to realise their full intellectual and social potential. Our University-wide teacher education program gives you a broad world view, an understanding of your chosen area of study within a wider social context, and qualifications that enhance your employment opportunities in early childhood, primary and secondary teaching, as well as special education.

Macquarie University is a leader in education and research. Our teaching academics are experts in the field, frequently providing specialist opinions and media commentary, while our Mia Mia Child and Family Study Centre – a world-renowned long day care centre – offers a unique range of learning and research opportunities for students.

  • Primary education

    Primary education

    Helping children reach their full potential is a truly rewarding endeavour.

  • Adult education

    Teaching English as a Second Language

    Opportunities for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) graduates include assisting refugees, migrants, and international students learn English.

  • Early Childhood

    Early childhood

    A child’s early years are key to predicting their success in school and life. Their early learning experiences are critical determining factors for their emotional, social and intellectual development.

  • Indigenous education

    Indigenous education

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders face unique challenges and require educators who understand their perspective.

  • Secondary education

    Secondary education

    It’s during secondary school that young people acquire the skills that improve their opportunities for good jobs or further education.

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