Examines legislative frameworks, federal government policy, state education policies, educational administration and the effective implementation of school policies relevant to disability education. Develops the skills required for effectively collaborating with students, families, school staff and other professionals to ensure students with additional learning and support needs have full access to quality learning experiences.
- Disability legislation and policies in Action
- NSW Education policies and administration
- Obligations of every school and every teacher
- Positive partnerships
- Effective collaboration and communication skills
- High Support needs
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements and educational policies in meeting additional learning and support needs of students.||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Understand the cultural change required within our society, including schools to facilitate reform in the disability sector.||Cultural competence|
|3||Outline the range of services and provisions available to meet the additional learning and support needs of students, including those with high support needs.||Cultural competence|
|4||Discuss the impact of relevant school based policies that enhance access to quality learning experiences and ensure safe learning environments.||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||Demonstrate the skills and attitudes for collaboration, problem solving and team work through effective listening, questioning and problem solving when collaborating with students, families, school staff or other professionals.||Communication and social skills|
|6||Understand family perspectives and consider advice from other professionals especially when supporting high support need students.||Cultural competence|
|7||Recognise evidence based effective teaching strategies and critically analyse unorthodox methods of intervention.||Knowledge of a discipline|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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