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ESP401 - Student Behaviour Management and Welfare

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Offering information:

Quotas apply to the unit

Unit chair:C Spicer




Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour Seminar per week


The focus of this unit is the prevention and management of student misbehaviour and the development of student wellbeing. Some of the areas to be explored include: models of classroom management; restorative practices; school-based student wellbeing programs; approaches to supporting students with behaviour syndromes such as ADHD, Asperger’s Syndrome and Conduct Disorder; and the components of effective engagement and positive peer and teacher-student relationships.


One individual resource, application, research and reflection portfolio  (60%)

This individual assignment requires the student to read and reflect on a journal article, critically evaluate specific classroom strategies and complete a small test during class time. (2000 words equivalent)

One group task involving the development of a practical unit of work  (40%) 

In this group assignment approx. 3 students work together to research, plan and put together a booklet of effective strategies for specific aspects of classroom management and support (2000 words equivalent)

Assessment will total 4000 words or equivalent.

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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