ED4621 - Leading Wellbeing and Sustainability in Learning Communities
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Arts, Society & Education
Limited offering available only to RATEP students
This subject seeks to position pre-service teachers as classroom leaders working within
and across ecological spheres of practice; metacognitive of the impact of their own
resilience and well-being on the social sustainability of their classrooms and communities.
The subject is implemented through a community of inquiry model and is undertaken
through a blended mode of delivery. Successful completion of this subject will enable
preservice teachers to work with a critical perspective within schools and broader,
community-based, networks of practice to contribute to and manage wellbeing and resilience
initiatives within themselves, their classroom and school community.
- critique the policy base addressing mental health and well-being; with a particular
emphasis on policies pertaining to schools and young people;
- develop and foster flexible mindsets, open to ongoing classroom and professional learning;
- analyse and evaluate contemporary research pertaining to leadership of self, the incidence
and impact of mental health within the Australian community broadly and with particular
emphasis on evaluating the evidence of impact of selected initiatives for schools
and young people;
- develop critical knowledge and understanding of the theoretical base underpinning
contemporary notions of resilience and well-being with a particular emphasis on evidence
pertaining to the work of teachers, schools and young people.
- reflective journal (30%)
- audit and evaluation of school well-being program (60%)
- written reflection (10%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest