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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Contemporary Education invites students to engage in a critical exploration of education in rapidly changing times. Students explore the broader socioeconomic and cultural contexts of education within local and global communities. This exploration contributes to the development of student capacity to observe, analyse and interpret the influence of emerging technological trends and new labour markets on the politics of education, policy making and social practices of teaching and learning.


Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBernadette Walker-Gibbs

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify and respond to the challenges facing education in the 21st century
02. Evaluate new and emerging modes of teaching and learning within the emerging knowledge society
03. Evaluate socio-cultural and economic contexts specific to the 21st century context

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