School Of Education

Classrooms Without BordersWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101577.8


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10


Students enrolled in 1651 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary), 1822 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean’s Scholars or 6019 Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary, must have completed 160 credit points.

102071 Culture, Subjectivities and Schooling

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 1781 Master of Teaching (Primary) or 1651 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Primary Teaching), 1822 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean’s Scholars or 6019 Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary).

About this Unit
In 2021 this unit replaced by 102810 - Aboriginal Education: Past, Present and Future. Classrooms without Borders builds professional teaching skills by enhancing pre-service teachers' understandings of the clientele with whom they will be professionally involved as teachers. The unit explores the criticality of ethical understandings and practices that may influence educational outcomes. In particular, this unit focuses on inclusive educational settings for Aboriginal and Torres Islander children and communities, and the refugee learner. The unit seeks to promote the importance of reciprocal and reflexive learning by positioning learning and effective teaching as highly dependent on the development of trust, rapport and critical understandings between individuals.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Students must meet the Inherent Requirements for the Master of Teaching (Primary).


1651.5Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CONTINUING
1708.1Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)CONTINUING
1781.1Master of Teaching (Primary)CONTINUING
1781.2Master of Teaching (Primary)CONTINUING
1782.1Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Primary) (exit only)CONTINUING
1859.1Master of Educational Studies (exit only)CONTINUING
1859.2Master of Educational Studies (exit only)CONTINUING


M1023.1Education StudiesCONTINUING
M1051.1Education StudiesCONTINUING
M1068.1Education StudiesCONTINUING

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