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Relationship Skills for Educators 2 (EDUC90630)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5Not available in 2019

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Overview

Year of offerNot available in 2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeEDUC90630
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject engages students in a critical reflection on the promotion of student wellbeing in educational settings and the role of teachers and school staff in that process. The focus is on the application of advanced communication skills as part of a psycho-educational model of helping with a particular emphasis on goal-setting, strategy development and implementation in a range of educational contexts. The use of cognitive behavioural and solution focused approaches in educational settings are also explored.

Intended learning outcomes

  • Investigate and evaluate the application of a psycho-educational model of helping to self;
  • Apply advanced helping skills related to goal-setting and strategy development and implementation in a range of educational interactions;
  • Critically evaluate the relevance and efficacy of selected models of helping for educational practice;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to ethical practice and critical reflection on the effectiveness of different interventions and relationships with students, parents and colleagues.

Generic skills

  • Critical thinking and reasoning
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Evidence based decision making
  • Self-reflection, career awareness and lifelong learning

Last updated: 15 August 2019