Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students explore concepts and contexts of inclusion and analyse various issues, relating to the inclusion of students with special needs into mainstream settings in Victoria. In particular, students examine inclusive processes and strategies required to establish positive relationships with students, parents, colleagues, professionals and support staff involved in inclusive school settings. Students participate in collaborative and co-operative learning activities that relate to some complex educational contexts arising from issues relating to inclusion. This involves some group presentations incorporating basic counselling skills and collaborative practice.


Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesOnline activities

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Consultation in Early Childhood settings.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorBuysse, V., & Wesley, W.



PublisherBrooks Publishing

ISBN1557667748, 9781557667748

Chapter/article titleN/A



Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify appropriate and relevant educational information about inclusive practices from a range of resources.
02. Develop effective communication and collaboration skills, through literature research, survey research, and role play, relating to issues of inclusion.
03. Identify roles and relationships that occur in inclusive educational contexts.
04. Compare and contrast different skills and practices needed in collaborating with others to identify appropriate learning priorities for individual students with specific learning needs.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, Online study 3/4, Online


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 34 - 43
Three 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Engaging the disengaged (Role Play in pairs)

N/AOtherGroupNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Conducting an IEP meeting

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Online forum on Bullying

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4