STUDENT WELFARE EXPERIENCE
Credit points: 15
Students will develop an understanding of student welfare in primary and secondary schools in Australia. In particular students will focus on the evidence supporting the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood's (DEECD) Framework for Student Support Services in Victorian Government Schools, and its implementation. In this subject, students will participate in a field experience equivalent to a minimum of 10 days duration, working in schools with student welfare staff or in community services organisations with their practitioners.
FacultyFaculty of Education
Subject Co-ordinatorDona Martin
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Framework for Student Support Services in Victorian Government Schools: Professional Development Support Material||Prescribed||Dept of Education, Victoria (1998)||COMMUNITY INFORMATION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, MELBOURNE VICTORIA|
|Readings||The road to Social Work & Human Service practice (2nd Ed)||Prescribed||Chenoweth, L., and McAuliffe, D. (2005)||SOUTH MELBOURNE: CENGAGE LEARNING AUSTRALIA. (CHAPTERS 3 AND 5)|
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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDona Martin
One 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"
Placement - Off Site
One 10.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
|Field Experience report (1500-1750 words) Hardcopy (30%) 10 min verbal presentation (20%)||Hurdle requirement - 10 days (minimum) of compulsory field experience. Satisfactory participation and performance to defined exit standards are required to meet the compulsory hurdle requirement.||50|
|Literature Review (equiv. to 2000 words)||50|