Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Provides practical links between theory, reading and writing processes, assessment and teaching, in order to develop deep understandings about effective teaching of reading and writing from Kindergarten to Year 12. The course builds on current initiatives and research supported by the Department of Education, Science and Training. It offers in-service teachers an opportunity to critically assess evidence-based teaching of reading and writing, challenge personal and system-wide assumptions about literacy teaching, as well as enhance practical skills in teaching reading and writing.
4 units: 60 credit points
- Teaching, Assessing and Improving Writing
- Teaching Reading: Theory, Comprehension and Skills
- How Children Learn Literacy: Processes, Development, Difficulties
- Understanding Language
- Using Language
Standard entry requirements
University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to have a Bachelor of Education, with equivalents considered. Alternatively applicants can have a three-year degree and a Graduate Diploma of Education, with equivalents considered. Special entry may be considered for three-year trained teachers with extensive professional experience.
Master of Education
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