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EDX4150 Transitions in Secondary Education

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Education
School or Department : Education

Other requisites

Students must be available for a prescribed period of time to undertake a placement in a
school or other approved site as required in this course. State law in Queensland
(Australia) requires that all adults working/undertaking professional
experience/researching with children under the age of 18, in the state of Queensland are
required to possess a current suitability card (Blue Card). (See "Other Requirements" for
further information.) Also see:


In recent times both Federal and State Governments have identified the need to provide suitable pathways for students so they can transition effectively from the school setting to further study and training or into the workplace. This course will provide students with a framework for developing their knowledge and awareness of how the role of senior schooling is changing and also provide opportunities for students to reflect upon the changing role of the teacher in secondary schools. The course utilises a case study strategy to ensure the students meet and discuss contemporary issues related to pathways with experts in the school setting. With the emphasis upon supporting students as they choose the most appropriate pathways for their future, the students in this course will investigate processes currently in place related to career planning and education.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2011 Online