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.
1x1-hr lecture/wk for 6 wks, 1x2-hr tutorial/wk for 6 wks
1000wd assignment (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.