Unit

School Of Education

Inclusive Education - Theory, Policy & PracticeWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102084.1

Discipline: TEACHER EDUCATION: SECONDARY

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
William Nketsia


Equivalent Units
100984 Inclusive Education: Practices and Principles

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 1714 Master of Teaching (Secondary) or 1848 Master of Teaching (Secondary) STEM and have successfully completed 20 credit points.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2019 1H  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2019 2H  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
In 2020 this unit replaced by 102746 - Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices. This unit examines mandatory Special Education requirements. Pre-service teachers need to understand the theory, policy and practices of teaching and learning Inclusive Education and respond in an engaged manner to the diversity of intellectual, emotional, social and physical needs of all children in the regular secondary classroom. Appropriate skills, strategies, attitudes and methodologies will be addressed through an inquiry learning approach to enable students to plan, implement and evaluate programs that meet the educational diverse needs of individual secondary students with disabilities, learning difficulties and/or behaviour disorders. Strategies and theories for effectively integrating and including all secondary students with special needs, as well as knowledge of Australian and NSW government policy and legislation and teachers’ responsibilities within these will be addressed. The role and value of inclusive education and its relationship with literacy, numeracy and classroom management will also be addressed.


Courses
1714.1Master of Teaching (Secondary)CONTINUING
1714.2Master of Teaching (Secondary)CONTINUING
1715.1Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Secondary) (exit only)CONTINUING
1716.1Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Secondary) (exit only)CONTINUING




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