Graduate Certificate of Education (Special Educational Needs)

Course summary for local students

Award granted Graduate Certificate of Education (Special Educational Needs)
Faculty contacts

Faculty of Arts and Education

Tel 03 9246 8100  or  03 5227 1359

Email artsed-pg@deakin.edu.au

Course Director

Wendy Kortman, +61 3 522 71467, wendy.kortman@deakin.edu.au

Contact the Course Director for matters relating specifically to the academic content of this course - all enrolment related queries must go to the Student Services Office.

Deakin course code E544

Notes: This course is an exit only course from 2012. Students who enrolled in 2012 and earlier years are asked to contact the Faculty Student Services Office for enrolment advice.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Graduate Certificate of Education (Special Educational Needs) is an exit only pathway from the Master of Education (Special Educational Needs). The course allows teachers and other professionals to gain credit for units completed should they elect not to complete that masters course.

(Note: The Graduate Certificate or Education (Special Educational Needs) is not VIT endorsed. Applicants who require eligibility for employment in Victorian special schools need to complete the Master of Education (Special Educational Needs), which includes the required supervised teaching component.)

Course rules

The exit course requires the completion of 4 credit points from the list below:

Course structure

Students must complete any 2 credit points from the following:

Trimester 1

EEI714Individualised Program Planning

ECP703Child Protection

Trimester 2

EXE732Social Justice and Difference

EEI715Effective Classroom Management: Positive Learning Environments

Plus a further 2 credit points from the following:

Trimester 1

ESP701Education and Development of Exceptional Learners

ESM701Teaching Mathematics Successfully

Trimester 2

EEL702New and Traditional Literacies and Diverse Student Needs

ESP703Student Welfare and Discipline Issues


Teaching methods

Students receive instructional materials through CloudDeakin, CD-ROM and website links and some print materials interaction with lecturers is provided through use of CloudDeakin, email and telephone.

 

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