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  • Leading Literacy in Primary SchoolsEDUC90886

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject builds the capacity of Teacher Candidates, studying to become Language and Literacy Specialists, to develop and sustain improvement in student language and literacy outcomes. The subject design allows Teacher Candidates to develop deep and critical knowledge of: • Curriculum policy ...

  • Introduction to the IBEDUC90333

    Offered:Term 1, Term 3Year:2019

    This subject introduces participants to the International Baccalaureate (IB), as a philosophy and framework for learning and teaching. It examines the essential elements of the IB model including the IB mission statement, and the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), and Di...

  • IB PYP AdvancedEDUC90260

    Offered:Term 2, Term 4Year:2019

    In this subject, students will further develop their understanding of the theoretical and practical ideas underpinning the Primary Years Programme (PYP) gained from the previous core subjects and its application in different settings. Students will critically explore definitions of international-...

  • Clinical Assessment & Course EvaluationEDUC90804

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    ‘Clinical Assessment and Course Evaluation’ considers the similarities and differences involved in judging the performance of clinical learners while also evaluating the education they receive. Whereas the foundation subject (“Assessing Clinical Learners”) focussed on the basics of the main asses...

  • Clinical Teaching Practice (EC) 2EDUC90893

    Offered:Semester 1, Year Long, AugustYear:2019

    This subject provides further opportunities for Teacher Candidates to consolidate their understanding of the nexus between theory and practice of teaching, drawing on a range of theoretical perspectives and contemporary research whilst teaching children aged three to five years. This subject req...

  • Informal Science CommunicationEDUC90952

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject examines the intersection between science and culture as it is experienced and communicated by individuals, groups and institutions, in particular, in settings such as museums, zoos and science education centres. Science communication is critical in these present times, for educators...

  • Professional Practice and Seminar (EC) 2EDUC90707

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The Professional Practice and Seminar Program focuses Teacher Candidates on the nexus that exists between the theory and practice of teaching. It offers an integrated approach that draws together the content introduced in academic subjects offered throughout the semester and addresses the Teacher...

  • The Early Childhood ProfessionEDUC90700

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces teacher candidates to the range of work done by Early Childhood Professionals, the settings in which they work, and the legislative and policy frameworks governing the profession. It also investigates the leadership role of Early Childhood Professionals in the context of t...

  • Clinical Teaching Practice (Prim) 1EDUC90877

    Offered:Semester 1, AugustYear:2019

    This subject provides opportunities for Teacher Candidates to begin to demonstrate the nexus between theory and the practice of teaching, drawing on a range of theoretical perspectives and contemporary research to support their teaching practice. During clinical teaching practice, experienced Men...

  • Second Language Teaching MethodologyEDUC90048

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    A study of the nature of the Second Language Teaching methodology and curriculum design and evaluation in both child and adult second language learning contexts. Topics include the socio-cultural context of second language teaching, including educational, cultural, historical and intergroup issue...

  • Concepts of ChildhoodEDUC20064

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The last decade of the 20th century saw keen interest by researchers in changing concepts of childhood, stimulated in part by the translation into English in the 1970s of Philippe Aries' influential book, 'Centuries of Childhood'. The subsequent research has drawn on insights from various discipl...

  • Music, Learning and Popular MusiciansEDUC10058

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    Many popular musicians acquire their skills and knowledge outside education institutions and traditional music teaching. Informal learning in music has become the focus of ongoing international research over the last decade and outcomes of this research have had a significant impact on music peda...

  • Positive Leadership and CareersEDUC30072

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    In this subject, students will explore positive approaches to career choice, career management, and leadership. Students will investigate key questions such as: How much does money matter? What are the factors that promote flourishing in education and throughout one’s career? What approaches can...

  • Learning via Sport and Outdoor EducationEDUC20070

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the educational relevance of sport and outdoor education. Through both practical experience and theoretical framing, the educational relevance of sport and outdoor education is investigated and analysed. This investigation and analysis will draw comparisons and contrasts bet...

  • Knowledge, Learning and CultureEDUC20065

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will explore the significance of culture and context in the development and transmission of knowledge and in approaches to learning. Topics will include a consideration of historical, social, political and cultural influences on knowledge and the analysis of information and ideas fro...

  • Story, Children and the ArtsEDUC20083

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines how story and storytelling engage children and young people. It focuses on how artful, imaginative and narrative experiences enrich and expand personal and social awareness, and connectedness. Students will explore story creating and story telling as expressive modes of comm...

  • Education Research Project (EC/EC&P)EDUC90749

    Offered:February, July, Semester 2, AugustYear:2019

    In this subject Teacher Candidates will plan and execute a substantial research-based project as the second part of their capstone experience in the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood/ Early Childhood and Primary). The research project provides an opportunity for sustained and systematic study o...

  • Learning Area Music B 1EDUC90465

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    This subject is an introduction to the field of music education where teacher candidates will examine co-curricular music in international, Australian and Victorian educational contexts e.g. the Victorian Curriculum. The main focus is co-curricular music in the school setting and its integration ...

  • Supervised Teaching (Second Language)EDUC90050

    Offered:March, Year Long, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students undertake 22 days supervised teaching practice and observation in an appropriate TESOL or Languages setting. Teaching practice incorporates appropriate presentation and practice of the target language, both spoken and written; the design, implementation and evaluation of lessons and unit...

  • Primary Arts EducationEDUC90372

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject presents the arts as a key learning area in primary education. Teacher candidates study teaching strategies and developmental learning in relation to children's education in the arts, with a particular focus on drama, music and visual arts. Teacher candidates will engage in theoretic...