FAQ

Courses

Yes, the National Institute for Christian Education has a third party arrangement with Alphacrucis College to offer postgraduate courses in education. Alphacrucis College is registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) as a Higher Education provider and the education postgraduate courses are accredited by TEQSA.

Yes, the National Institute for Christian Education has a third party arrangement with Alphacrucis College to offer postgraduate courses in education. Alphacrucis College is registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) as a Higher Education provider and the education postgraduate courses are accredited by TEQSA.

Our subjects all have a reference to educational practice.

Click here for a summary of each subject within the Master of Education and Graduate Certificate of Education courses.

Click here for a summary of each subject within the Master of Education (Leadership) and Graduate Certificate of Education (Leadership) course.

The National Institute for Christian Education provides postgraduate courses in education and educational leadership. Christian Education National (CEN) provides non-accredited professional learning workshops and online courses for teachers and others involved in Christian schools.

Yes, we offer a Master of Education (Leadership) and a Graduate Certificate of Education (Leadership), both which gives special focus to education leadership.

The subjects studied in the MEd(Leadership) course cover some aspects of educational administration. In some cases assessment tasks can be customised to students current education contexts.

The courses are taught online (distance education) though supporting seminars are held from time to time at various locations around Australia.

Yes, students can receive credit for up to 50 percent of their course if no accredited qualification has been received for the study for which they are seeking Recognition of Prior Learning. For a previously accredited qualification, students may be granted up to 25 percent credit into their course. Please see the Advanced Standing Policy for further details.

Our online courses may be studied anywhere where there is access to the internet.

Our courses are fully accredited within Australia. They are recognised by Australian tertiary institutions.

No, we would encourage auxiliary staff, school board members, and others from the school community to study with the National Institute.

Attending, writing, or presenting professional development may be counted as credit towards your study with the Institute.

About the National Institute

No, we are interdenominational.

The National Institute for Christian Education is committed to the premise that the Bible, and especially the integrating event of the gospel of Jesus Christ, need to shape our view of all things. Engagement with educational ideas and issues is approached from the perspective of a biblical view of the world

The National Institute for Christian Education courses have been written from a reformational perspective of the scriptures with an emphasis on the importance of recognising and critiquing from a biblical perspective, the worldview assumptions involved in education. Our goal is to encourage educators to be committed disciples of Jesus Christ who will apply the gospel as it is expounded in all of the scriptures to their teaching tasks.

The National Institute is not involved in bringing overseas nationals to Australia on student visas for the purpose of study.

Yes, we have an extensive library/resource centre specialising in the areas of philosophy, education and educational philosophy with in-depth coverage of these topics from a biblical, reformational perspective in a contemporary context.

Finances

Find more information about our course fees click here or contact the National Institute for Christian Education office to discuss further.

By direct debit, cheque or credit card. Ask your school if they will help sponsor your study. FEE-HELP is available.

Students studying with the Institute are eligible for FEE-HELP through Alphacrucis College.

Enrolling

Click here to enrol online right now.

Alternatively, contact the office on 02 4773 5888 or via [email protected] and we will arrange for an enrolment form to be forwarded to you.

Not necessarily. We offer an MEd(Leadership) degree course that may be studied by anyone with a four year undergraduate degree in any discipline. This is not a teaching qualification.

Sometimes this is referred to as auditing a subject. Unfortunately, you are not able to audit National Insitute subjects.

Yes, the Institute offers flexible learning over three semesters.