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EDC1300 The Collaborative Educator

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 20 May 2022


Pre-requisite: ESP3100 and Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: BEDU or BSED


Educators regularly collaborate with colleagues, school community members and other professionals. This course develops pre-service teachers’ understanding of and ability to apply effective and ethical collaborative practices in a variety of scenarios. The Professional Standards for Teachers includes a focus on professional engagement and collaboration with parents, carers, external professionals and community representatives.

The aim of this course is to enable pre-service teachers to develop the set of skills needed for working collaboratively with a range of educational stakeholders in a variety of contexts. Pre-service teachers will be provided with opportunities to apply knowledge of effective and ethical collaborative decision-making processes and frameworks to hypothetical scenarios. The course will require pre-service teachers to explain and justify collaborative decisions by referring to relevant theories and frameworks. The course builds upon theoretical foundations of collaborative practice to develop pre-service teachers' knowledge and understanding as well as the ability to apply relevant skills associated with developing collaborative partnerships. Pre-service teachers will draw upon relevant literature and research, as well as relevant policies and procedures, to make decisions, then explain and justify their responses with reference to a range of specific scenarios.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Date printed 20 May 2022