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Graduate Certificate of Education (Special Educational Needs)

Course summary for local students

Award granted Graduate Certificate of Education (Special Educational Needs)
Length 0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Faculty contacts

Faculty of Arts and Education
Tel 03 5227 3379 or 03 5227 2477 Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Tel 03 9244 3723 Burwood (Melbourne)

Email artsedstudentsupport@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.)

 

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Course rules

Note: Students enrolled prior to 2012 are asked to contact the course director for course rule advice.

 

The course requires the completion of 4 credit points comprising two core units and two elective units.

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Course structure

Note: Students enrolled prior to 2012 are asked to contact the course director for course structure advice.

 
Core units
Trimester 1

EEI714 Individualised Program Planning  

ECP703 Child Protection  


Trimester 2

EXE732 Social Justice and Difference  

EEI715 Effective Classroom Management: Positive Learning Environments  


Elective units
Trimester 1
ESP701 Education and Development of Exceptional Learners  

ESM701 Teaching Mathematics Successfully  


Trimester 2

EEL702 New and Traditional Literacies and Diverse Student Needs  

ESP703 Student Welfare and Discipline Issues  

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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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8th June 2007