EDFD261 - Creating Inclusive, Safe and Supportive Learning Environments

10 cp
Prerequisites: Nil
Teaching Organisation: Nil

This unit focuses on a commitment to social justice applied to inclusive education and a teacher’s duty of care. Within the context of relevant legislation, national frameworks, policy and curriculum documents, the notion of teaching for social justice, personal safety, and wellbeing is applied to develop the personal and social capabilities and meet the diverse needs of children and young people particularly in the areas of gifted and talented, additional learning and support needs, and those for whom English is an additional language or dialect. The unit develops pre-service teachers’ knowledge and skills to meet relevant professional and ethical requirements, communication and interpersonal skills. There will be a focus on intercultural understandings in working with children and young people, parents and colleagues through a spirit of service and care of children within early childhood education settings, school classrooms and community contexts.