ETR701 - Refugee Trauma and Education


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including weekly engagement with materials and responses in discussion forums


New unit commencing in Trimester 2, 2023


This unit covers trauma associated with forced displacement and its implications for educational engagement and learning of traumatised refugee students. The unit explores what refugee trauma is, other types of trauma refugee and immigrant children might experience and how teachers might adapt to better respond to their unique needs, including consideration for how refugee trauma affects the academic engagement and learning outcomes of refugee or other immigrant students.  The unit also explores what humanitarian education entails and how it supports the learning outcomes of refugee students.

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