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ED4621 - Leading Wellbeing and Sustainability in Learning Communities

Credit points: 3
Year: 2022
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Mixed attendance 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.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Critical appraisal/review - (60%) - Group & Individual
  • Written > Reflection/reflective task 1 - (30%) - Individual
  • Written > Self-reflection task - (10%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: 15 CP of Level 3 subjects

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 8 hours workshops
  • 8 hours online content
  • assessment and self-directed study

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 04-Aug-2022
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 10 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 10 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 8 hours workshops
  • 8 hours online content
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 2, Mixed attendance
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Face to face teaching (collaborate)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 8 hours online collaboration sessions
  • 8 hours online content
  • assessment and self-directed study
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 8 hours - Online Activities
  • 8 hours online content
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU

Note: 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 official information.