Course details

Postgraduate Certificate in Digital & Collaborative Learning
Domestic tuition $3,320 per year
International tuition $16,599
NZQF Level 8

About the course

What this course offers and how you will benefit

This flexible Level 8 NZQA accredited (60 Credits) postgraduate certificate is designed to enable teachers of Aotearoa to confidently implement the Digital Technologies learning areas |  tupuranga Hangarau Matihiko of the New Zealand curriculum in your own learning contexts.

This future-focused qualification enables you to drive impact and lead change in your classroom. Drawing from research and contemporary teaching practice, and combining this with new educational philosophies and practices, you’ll gain hands-on, applied learning during this highly practical postgraduate certificate.

"If we want to change student outcomes, we have to change what teachers are doing in the classroom. - Billy Merchant, Deputy Principal, Pakuranga College, Auckland"

  • Understand new theoretical and practical knowledge about teaching and learning, supported by research and applied practice
  • Explore a more student-centred and collaborative approach to learning
  • Gain knowledge of contemporary education practices and learn how to integrate relevant technologies and techniques into your classroom
  • Opportunities to innovate and lead in your professional practice


Entry requirements

To be eligible to study on the Programme, applicants must meet the admission criteria. The high-level entry criteria as approved by NZQA are as follows:

have a bachelor’s degree (or level 7 Graduate Diploma) in education or similar discipline; OR

provide documentary evidence of outcomes in an education work environment to demonstrate an ability to perform in the Programme and commit to achieving its outcomes. 

Evidence of English Language proficiency is also required for International Students.

About the provider

We're on a mission to make education exactly what you need for the real-world challenges you want to solve. We do it differently so you can make a sustainable, impactful change on the world. Forget the old school. Join the new youniversity.


What is academyEX?

We provide innovative learning programmes that build relevant skills and capabilities to match the requirements of our constantly changing world. Across our faculties & programmes we redefine learning and professional development so you can step into the future with confidence and an ability to create impactful futures.


Learn today, apply tomorrow. With us, expect to get skills, knowledge and connections that you can use now, and to help guide your decisions for the future. With a context not content approach, you apply your practice, your environment or your challenges to your learning. We’re all for flexibility and our stackable learning approach delivers. If you’ve got a master’s degree in sight, with academyEX you can create your pathway there. Pick from a number of micro-credentials and postgraduate certificates to tailor your knowledge and skills in specialised areas and top it off with a real-world project to gain a master’s degree that recognises your capabilities, your expertise and delivers outcomes you can use. academyEX (including faculties The Mind Lab, Tech Futures Lab and Earth Futures Lab) is a Tertiary Education Organisation registered by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) to deliver qualifications approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) under the provision of the Education and Training Act 2000. Based on our NZQA External Evaluation and Review (EER) we have been classified as a Category 1 Education Organisation. This means that NZQA are highly confident in our educational performance and self-assessment capability.