The Graduate Certificate in Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health in Education is an 18-unit program offered by the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work and is available in internal and distance modes. The course is only available part-time.
It provides students with opportunities to critically examine recent literature, engage in debate and reflection, and expand and apply in–depth knowledge of policies and practices related to the promotion of wellbeing and positive mental health. It also provides opportunities to engage with theoretical and practical matters in education in such a way as to improve professional decision-making curriculum, pedagogy and assessment policies and practices designed to improve learning outcomes and student/client well-being.
The Graduate Certificate in Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health in Education articulates with the Master of Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health in Education and the Master of Education.
Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification.
However, the Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.
The Graduate Certificate in Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health in Education aims to:
On completion of this course you will be able to:
To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health in Education a student must complete 18 units with a grade of P or NGP, or better, according to the program of study below.
13.5 units comprising:
EDUC9702 Teaching and learning to promote wellbeing and positive mental health in schools and early childhood services (4.5 units)
EDUC9709 Mindfulness and the Inner World of Teaching and Learning (4.5 units)
EDUC9845 Creating Calmer Classrooms: A Trauma Sensitive Approach (4.5 units))
Plus 4.5 units of option topics selected from the following list:
EDUC8731 Motivation, Cognition and Metacognition in Learning (4.5 units)
EDUC9531 Current Perspectives in Early Intervention (4.5 units)
EDUC9552 Collaborative Consultation (4.5 units)
EDUC9606 Planning Change in Organisations (4.5 units)
Every effort has been made to ensure the information published on the Course Rule pages is accurate at the time of publication. Flinders University reserves the right to amend its curriculum without prior notice, and will update the Course Rules to reflect any amendments at the earliest opportunity.
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