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Adult Training Programmes

Julia Gabriel Foundation Teaching Certificate
(Speech & Drama)


2 evening workshop sessions per week (2½ hours per session) covering theory and practical elements at Julia Gabriel Centre.

Class attachment: 1½ hours per week.

The Julia Gabriel Foundation Teaching Certificate (Speech & Drama), or JGFTC, is a 5-month part-time training programme for adults who wish to learn about teaching speech and drama for children aged 3 to 8. The programme provides support for novice and student teachers in the classroom while they learn.

Course Content

  • Drama in the classroom 
  • Development of voice & speech 
  • Using language:  Poetry, prose and stories 
  • Teaching: Methodologies and classroom management 
  • Working with individual children 
  • Students on the course also take part in: 
    • Practical teaching / supervised teaching 
    • Individual clinics 
    • Assessment and moderation for the Julia Gabriel Foundation Teaching Certificate (Speech & Drama) 

Admission Criteria

A certificate or diploma in preschool teaching, or a diploma or degree in another relevant subject area.

Participants who do not have any background in early childhood education are also eligible to apply, but they must also attend our child development and learning module – ‘A Child’s World’ (see details here).

All applicants are called for an admission interview before being offered a place on the course.

Eligible for Skills Development Fund (SDF) and SkillsFuture Credit 

Course Code: CRS-N-0012510

For more information on SkillsFuture credit, go to:

Contact the Julia Gabriel School of Education

If you would like to find out more about Julia Gabriel School of Education’s programmes, you can contact us at:

Tel: 6496 9405