EEG402 - Teaching in a Global World


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3: CBD*, Waurn Ponds (Geelong) and Burwood (Melbourne) offered in intensive mode

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

This unit is taught in on-campus, intensive face-to-face mode and students are expected to actively participate all intensive days. This will include 4 x 6-hour intensive learning sessions and ½-day presentation (on campus)


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


This unit explores the implications for teaching in an increasingly globalised world through issues such as internationalisation, interdependence, social justice and human rights, identity and cultural diversity, peace building and conflict resolution, and sustainable futures. Students review the literature on a selected issue, and critically evaluate a resource designed to address the concept and relevant curriculum. Students also research and develop resources and teaching approaches that respond to the diverse learning needs of a selected a classroom context and for a particular cohort, for example, refugee, EAL, or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. An aim is to develop reflective practitioners who understanding of the complexities and considerations for teaching in a diverse range of educational contexts.

This unit will assist with developing practical knowledge of how the International Baccalaureate programmes are designed, interpreted and implemented.

Note: You are able to undertake this study as part of the IB PYP pathway or as an elective in your program.

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