- Professional Certificate in Education (Positive Behaviour and Learning)
- Attributes, outcomes and skills
About this course
Intended learning outcomes
The course provides students with the skills and knowledge to:
- Review and contrast major theoretical perspectives on curriculum approaches for students with diverse learning needs;
- Critically analyse the concept of ‘challenging behaviour’;
- Review and contrast major theoretical perspectives on behaviour; and
- Consider communicative functions of behaviour.
In addition the course provides students with practical opportunities to:
- Investigate functional relationships between environment, learning and behaviour;
- Examine approaches and techniques for promoting positive learning and behaviour; and
- Reflect critically on classroom implications for promoting positive learning and behaviour in professional practice.
On completion of this course students should be able to:
- Generate questions based on experience, expertise and literature;
- Synthesise, analyse and apply information to fill self-identified gaps and extend knowledge; and
- Use the language of the discipline to extend knowledge and understanding from diverse perspectives for a range of audiences.
Last updated: 21 May 2020