Education Program

Get course advice

To get information specific to your course in this program area, contact a Course and Unit Adviser (CUA).

The Education Program at Victoria University sits within the College of Arts, Business, Law, Education and IT.

Our staff are experts in education. We continuously update our courses to deliver a relevant program. With extensive school, university and community connections, we make sure you develop professional networks, get teaching practice while you study, and graduate ready to step into the classroom.

This program area is responsible for supporting and guiding students studying teaching for primary and secondary schools, universities, and community settings – including specialised PE and TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages) areas.

If you are interested in kindergarten, childcare or other early-childhood teaching, read about our Early Childhood Program.

Partnerships & placement opportunities

All teacher education courses at VU include professional experience and supervised teaching practice in schools. These placements will take place in one of our 900 partner organisations that include primary schools, secondary schools, alternative or special schools, adult education, TESOL environments and community organisations.


Research into education is conducted by our institutes and centres that play a pivotal role in advancing knowledge and influencing education policy and practice.

VU Stories

A flexible education
Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care CHC50113, Bachelor of Education, Master of Education
"VU offers a lot of hands-on practical experience in the teaching profession. I've been able to build my professional networks. "
Sam's story

Our people

Our staff are leaders in their fields and passionate about preparing students for successful careers.

Head of programLigia Pelosi