STUDENT WELBEING TEACHING METHOD
Credit points: 15
In this subject pre-service teachers develop a range of skills and knowledge required when working in a counselling or welfare role with school students. The framework of this subject includes approaches to counselling, student engagement research and intervention. Students engage in research and reflection on issues of school engagement, truancy, and resilience. We examine the systematic investigation programs and strategies of intervention. Pre-service teachers develop an understanding of the welfare role and the strategies and practical skills to implement intervention programs.
SchoolSchool of Education
Subject Co-ordinatorJacolyn Weller
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in the EBOCE or EBTOCE Bachelor of Teaching (Outreach and Community Education) course in order to enrol in this subject.
Equivalent subjects EDU4SWA, EDU4SWB
Special conditions Sub-major study in Student Welfare or related area such as Counselling, Social Work, Youth Work
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||The Person-Centred Counselling Primer||Recommended||Pete Sanders 2006||PCCS BOOKS|
|Readings||A collection of readings||Prescribed||LMS||VARIOUS|
|Readings||Relevant Australian and Victorian curriculum policy discipline guidelines||Recommended||VCAA & ACARA||VCAA & ACARA|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Examine and understand the programmatic responses in schools associated with welfare issues identified by the school.
02. Demonstrate an awareness of the research into theory and practice related to successful outcomes for students with welfare and disengagement issues.
03. Understand the nature and range of issues of student disengagement amongst the school population including indicators of risk and notions of resilence.
04. Reflect on the implications for personal practice as a specialist role within a school.
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Melbourne, 2016, Week 22-35, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacolyn Weller
Four 6.0 hours workshop per study period on saturday during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 6.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This is an optional session available to students who require further assistance."
|Essay: research into current government education student wellbeing policy (1700 words)||50||01, 02|
|Essay: pedagogic analysis (1700 words)||50||03, 04|