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SPE3004 Social and Emotional Wellbeing and Learning

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


This course is designed to assist pre-service educators develop an awareness of the nature of risk and protective factors that can have an impact on a young person's social-emotional wellbeing and mental health. Students will participate in a range of learning contexts to develop knowledge of the warning signs of possible mental health problems and/or illness, the curriculum and pedagogical innovations that promote wellbeing in their students and school communities, and respond to students in distress or showing signs of social-emotional distress. A health promotion model will be introduced and students will explore practical and innovative ways to promote health-enhancing cultures in their classrooms and school communities. The value of initiatives that enhance academic outcomes through social-emotional learning in the classroom will feature as a way to motivate schools to generate and implement policies dealing with social and emotional wellbeing. NOTE: Minimum enrolment numbers apply to this offering. Should enrolments not reach the minimum number required for on-campus study, students may be transferred to the WEB offering and advised of this change before semester commences.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2011 Online