English Curriculum 1 (EDMT5607)


This unit of study is the first in a suite of curriculum methodology units designed to equip you to teach secondary English 7-12. This unit will introduce you to the principles of teaching and learning in subject English and effective pedagogy for successful learning; develop your understanding of the theories underpinning the secondary English syllabus and support documents; and raise your awareness of the debates and issues relevant to teaching secondary English in contemporary educational contexts.

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1x2-hr workshop/wk for 8 wks, 1x2-hr lecture/wk for 8 wks


1000wd research task (30%) and 4000wd Professional Development Portfolio (70%)

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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.