Special and Inclusive Education (EDMT5010)


This unit addresses mandatory requirements to be met by every graduate pre-service teacher. It provides an introduction to the field of special and inclusive education. It also introduces students to classroom diversity and issues of effective teaching practices and behaviour support. Emphasis is given to the concepts of additional needs, attitudes towards students with disabilities and special education needs, and teaching strategies promoting inclusive whole-school and classroom environments.

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Further unit of study information


1x1-hr lecture/wk for 6 wks, 1x2-hr tutorial/wk for 6 wks


1000wd review of cultural artefact (35%); individual and group task (30%) and 1000wd professional statement (35%). All assessment tasks need to be submitted in order to pass the unit of study.

Faculty/department permission required?


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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.