EDX3250 Adolescence: Issues and Challenges
It is recommended that students have successfully completed EDC1100, EDC2100 and EDC2400 prior to enrolment in this course
This course has as its major focus an explication some of the major developmental, social and emotional challenges facing adolescents in school today. It builds on knowledge gained in EDC1100 Lifespan Development & Learning, EDC2100 Managing Supportive Learning Environments, and EDC2400 Diversity & Pedagogy. Key challenges are identified and discussed along with their implications for student behaviour and student welfare in the school environment. The role of the classroom teacher in working with, relating to and supporting adolescents is a particular focus of the course.