Tertiary Teaching and Learning (2018)

The Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning programme has been designed for staff working in tertiary education contexts who wish to extend their understanding of learning and teaching in the tertiary education context and improve their own practice. It is a flexible programme offering face-to-face and online options that can benefit people engaged in higher education teaching and facilitation of learning at any point during their career.

Initial enquiries should be made to the Centre for Tertiary Teaching and Learning office.


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  • Prescriptions for the PCert(TertiaryT&L)

    The Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning is available for students who have completed a Bachelors degree, or equivalent.

    To complete the Postgraduate Certificate, students must complete 60 points at 500 level by completing four of the following 15-point papers to be offered on a rotating basis.

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    TERTL500Learning, Teaching and Assessment in Tertiary Education18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Tauranga)
    This paper enables participants to explore core concepts of teaching, learning and assessment and develop the knowledge and skills for effective teaching in tertiary teaching contexts.
    TERTL501Integrating Kaupapa Maori across Programmes18A (Hamilton), 18A (Tauranga), 18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga)
    This paper provides an introduction to kaupapa Maori as an indigenous knowledge framework, and encourages examination and evaluation of existing learning programmes in terms of bi-cultural integration.
    TERTL502Work-Integrated Learning18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Tauranga)
    This paper provides an outline of some of the main components of WIL in relation to teaching and learning by focusing on work-based learning and work-based assessment using several case studies.
    TERTL503Blended/Online Learning18B (Hamilton), 18B (Online) & 18B (Tauranga)
    This paper outlines theoretical models and explores ways of designing and implementing blended and fully online learning in a tertiary context.
    TERTL504Supervising Postgraduate Students18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga)
    This paper introduces selected practical issues and contemporary theoretical perspectives in postgraduate supervision, with a focus on participants’ own experience.
    TERTL505Inclusive Learning Environments and Approaches18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga)
    This paper examines principles and methods of creating learning environments and approaches to ensure inclusion for all members of the diverse student and staff population.

2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 23 April 2018 1:24pm

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