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EDU302 - Education and Humanitarian Development

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Kate Harvie

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 1 hour Class per week + 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week x 9 weeks across a 11 week Trimester delivery

Cloud Campus: Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit examines the critical role of Education in the provision of humanitarian assistance in a range of developing nations and natural disaster circumstances, and investigates global organisations and their policies and strategies targeting educational assistance in these circumstances. It explores the broad approaches to educational provision in humanitarian circumstances and considers case studies detailing how educators work with a range of non-government organisations and local communities to facilitate capacity building through Education. The unit critically examines issues faced by educators working in humanitarian contexts and seeks to develop knowledge and skills required of educators contributing to educational humanitarian assistance.

Assessment

Reflective essay, 1600 words, 40%

Resource design, 2400 words equivalent, 60%

Unit Fee Information

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