Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Year and Campus:||2015 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||25 credit points taken over 12 months part time.|
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
The Professional Certificate in Education (Positive Behaviour and Learning) meets the professional learning needs of teachers working with students with challenging behaviours.
The Semester One subject, EDUC90287 Promoting Positive Learning, explores strategies for promoting positive learning for students, particularly those with disabilities, enrolled in early intervention and school settings. Whole school curriculum approaches are examined, alongside targeted interventions for students requiring intensive support for their learning.
The Semester Two subject, EDUC90290 Promoting Positive Behaviour, considers how teachers can better understand student behaviour and its impact on learning. Central to this course are research-based educational approaches for understanding the function of challenging behaviour, promoting positive behaviour, and implications for classroom practice.
The course provides students with the skills and knowledge to:
In addition the course provides students with practical opportunities to:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
Students complete two 12.5 point subjects, EDUC90287 Promoting Positive Learning and EDUC90290 Promoting Positive Behaviour.
Materials for each subject will be available online, and generally there would be no required face-to-face learning. Students would access the LMS for all materials, and complete a series of modules at their own pace (subject to University deadlines). Where learning is supplemented with face-to-face tutorials, non-attendance at these would not disadvantage students in rural locations.
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Study Period Commencement:
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and Graduate School policy to take reasonable steps to enable the participation of students with disabilities, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the Graduate School’s programs.
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Graduates may progress to a range of other graduate coursework programs.
On completion of this course students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://education.unimelb.edu.au/study_with_us/professional_development/course_list|
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