Postgraduate Certificate in Digital & Collaborative Learning
Level 8 – NZQA accredited
Build your confidence and reignite your love for teaching with our collaborative and practical online postgraduate programme – giving you the skills to bring digital technologies into your classroom and respond to the changing world of education.
Next intake: Starts 14th March 2022
Applications close: Monday 7th March 2022
Duration: 35 weeks, part-time
Study mode: Weekly facilitated online sessions, additional learning in your context, face-to-face or online block days.
Location: Face-to-face sessions held at The Mind Lab, 99 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland
Fees: $2,836 +GST (Scholarships available)
Result: Level 8 (60 credits)
A flexible, fun and practical postgraduate certificate enabling teachers of Aotearoa to confidently implement the Digital Technologies learning areas | Hangarau Matihiko tupuranga of the New Zealand curriculum in your own learning contexts, as soon as you start learning with us.
This qualification enables teachers to drive impact and lead change in your classroom. Drawing from research and contemporary teaching practice and combining this with new educational policies and practices and hands-on, applied learning, this is an innovative and highly practical postgraduate certificate.
Click to see key dates and programme structure for our upcoming intakes.
35 weeks of part-time study, primarily online learning.
As part of this postgrad you will be required to dedicate the following time:
For the detailed schedule, view our 2022 Student Handbook.
Any face-to-face sessions will be at The Mind Lab – 99 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland.
There are 80 places available in each intake.
The full programme cost is $2,836 +GST / $3,261.40 inc GST
We have a range of full fees scholarships for our learners.
Postgraduate students are eligible to apply for StudyLink Student Loans, Fees Free, or there are also a range of local grants and scholarships available for postgraduate study, contact us to talk through some of the options.
Educators with either an undergraduate qualification (not necessarily in education) or a Diploma in Education will automatically qualify for entry. Applicants with other qualifications/experience can also be considered.
Please contact us to discuss your individual circumstances.
This programme is available to study as an international student either via online distance learning or if you currently reside in New Zealand and your visa conditions allow study. To find out more about studying with The Mind Lab as an international student, and for programme fees, visit our International Students page.
Click here to learn more about our scholarships, and how to apply.
Billy Merchant, Deputy Principal, Pakuranga College
$2,836 +GST / $3,261.40 inc GST
The following discounts and payment options are available:
Scholarships are available across three categories, and you can apply as part of your enrolment process.
Postgraduate students are eligible to apply for StudyLink Student Loans. Visit www.studylink.govt.nz to apply.
Fees Free enables learners to get one year's study or two years' training fees-free.
There is an early-bird offer of 10% off for early childhood and tertiary educators who enrol 6 weeks or earlier.
Option to request invoice to your school or board if they are paying all or part of the fee on your behalf.
As of July 2021 we have a new structure for the Postgraduate Certificate, consisting of the following two integrated course components:
DCLC8001 Digital and Collaborative Transformation in Learning and Leadership – 30 credits
DCLC8002 Leading Research Informed Innovation in Practice – 30 credits
If you need more of a ‘crash course’ and can’t commit to 35 weeks of learning, you may be interested in our new micro-credential. Level 8 and NZQA accredited, this course is delivered fully online and in a self-paced format, with optional sessions to join throughout the course if you’d liked additional support.
Learn more about our Digital & Collaborative Teaching & Learning Micro-credential
And if you want to take your learning to another level – consider a Masters degree. Our contemporary, practical Masters will equip you with the skills and pedagogy you need to enact change in your education environment. Part time and full time options available.
Learn more about our Master of Contemporary Education
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