There are three qualifications upgrade programs of study for teachers and leaders to gain higher level qualifications. Firstly, for some qualifications upgrade pathways, potential applicants must do the 40 hours of study course, English for Academic Purposes. You have to pass the two hurdle tasks to show you have the academic skills, before enrolling formally in Qualifications upgrade programs.
Advanced Diploma of Teaching (Inservice)
available for teachers after passing the EAP hurdle tasks. Involves doing a portfolio against the Teacher Services Standards, journal reflections and an action research project.
Advanced Diploma of School Leadership’
available for school leaders and aspiring teachers after passing the EAP hurdle tasks. Involves doing a portfolio against the School Leader Services Standards, journal reflections and an action research project.
Graduate Certificate of Teaching
(SSS teachers): available for SSS teachers who have a degree but do not have a teaching certificate. SSS teachers must enrol formally at KTC (including providing evidence of Bachelor Qualification). Face-to-face and online modules are available, with assessments done at PQF Level 8.