SCU OnlineStudy Period 2,6Study Period 2,6

Unit description

Investigates the concept of wellbeing in educational contexts, and the practice of schooling initiatives that support a well profession. The role of teachers and, specifically, the school leader, in enabling wellbeing is extensively explored and then applied to the school setting.

Unit content

Topic 1: What is wellbeing?
Topic 2: Historical constructs of wellbeing
Topic 3: Wellbeing in educational contexts
Topic 4: Exploring the impact of teacher and leader wellbeing on schooling outcomes
Topic 5: Planning a community approach to enabling wellbeing for all
Topic 6: Evaluating the impact of a wellbeing approach

Learning outcomes

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

Prescribed texts

Study Period 2

  • No prescribed texts.

Study Period 6

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

SCU Online (intensive)

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Discussion board5%

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information


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Commencing 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

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