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EDX4150 Transitions in Secondary Education

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood


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 policy analysis, case studies and reflective writing to facilitate students' engagement with contemporary issues related to supporting diverse learners following different learning pathways in the senior phase of learning and beyond. With the emphasis upon supporting their students as they choose the most appropriate pathways for their future, the pre-service teachers in this course will investigate policies, frameworks and processes currently in place related to student engagement and transitions, career planning and education and vocational education and training, and consider implications for their own roles as senior phase teachers with reference to leadership, collaboration, curriculum and pedagogy.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2015 Online