1 x 2-hour seminar weekly
1 Admission into MEDEC-Master of Education (Early Childhood Studies)
1a Admission into MDS-Master of Disability Studies
1b Admission into GCEWS-Graduate Certificate in Education
1c Admission into MEDCP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac)
1d Admission into MEDER-Master of Education (Ed Research, Evaluation and Assessment)
1e Admission into MEDGE-Master of Education (Gifted Education)
1f Admission into MEDIB-Master of Education (International Baccalaureate)
1g Admission into MEDLM-Master of Education (Leadership and Management)
1h Admission into MEDOS-Master of Education
1i Admission into MEDSA-Master of Education (Studies of Asia)
1j Admission into MEDSE-Master of Education (Special Education)
1k Admission into MEDECP-Master of Education (Early Childhood Studies) [1.5 years]
1l Admission into MEDWS-Master of Education
1m Admission into MEDCPP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac) [1.5 years]
1n Admission into MEDERP-Master of Education (Ed Research, Evaluation and Assessment) [1.5 years]
1o Admission into MEDGEP-Master of Education (Gifted Education) [1.5 years]
1p Admission into MEDIBP-Master of Education (International Baccalaureate) [1.5 years]
1q Admission into MEDSEP-Master of Education (Special Education) [1.5 years]
1r Admission into MEDLMP-Master of Education (Leadership and Management) [1.5 years]
1s Admission into MEDSAP-Master of Education (Studies of Asia) [1.5 years]
1t Admission into MEDWSP-Master of Education [1.5 years]
1u Admission into MEDWM-Master of Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health)
1v Admission into MEDWMP-Master of Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health) [1.5 years]
1w Admission into GCEWM-Graduate Certificate in Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health)
1x Admission into MDPP-Master of Disability Policy and Practice
1y Admission into MDPPA-Master of Disability Policy and Practice [1.5 years]
1z Admission into MWPMHE-Master of Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health in Education
2 Admission into MED-Master of Education
2a Admission into MCPEP-Master of Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice
2b Admission into GCE-Graduate Certificate in Education
2c Admission into MLE-Master of Leadership in Education
2d Admission into GCWPMHE-Graduate Certificate in Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health in Education
3 Admission into BAMTEC-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)
3a Admission into BAMTPR-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Primary)
3b Admission into BAMTS-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
3c Admission into BGSCMTPR-Bachelor of General Science, Master of Teaching (Primary)
3d Admission into BLANGMTS-Bachelor of Languages, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
3e Admission into BSCMTS-Bachelor of Science, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
4 108 units of study
Must Satisfy: (((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m or 1n or 1o or 1p or 1q or 1r or 1s or 1t or 1u or 1v or 1w or 1x or 1y or 1z)) or ((2 or 2a or 2b or 2c or 2d)) or ((3 or 3a or 3b or 3c or 3d or 3e) and 4))
Topic description
Students will undertake set readings; contribute to class discussions; identify available teaching resources and classroom/school practices; and work collaboratively to critically analyse case-studies, related to the social and emotional determinants of positive mental health and wellbeing that impact upon diverse school communities.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • engage in enquiry as an essential educational practice;

  • develop knowledge, confidence and courage to work to enhance the ability of diverse educational communities to promote positive mental health and wellbeing;

  • work collaboratively with professional colleagues, parents and young people to optimise mental health and wellbeing in educational communities

  • engage in professional reflective practice
Expected learning outcomes
On completing this topic students will be able to:

  • critically read, analyse and synthesise current theory, research and practice;

  • critically analyse ways in which structural, societal and individual factors impact upon mental health and wellbeing;

  • select and/or design appropriate resources and intervention strategies for promoting social and emotional wellbeing in diverse educational contexts;

  • design, deliver, review feedback, and evaluate a small program of professional education to professional colleagues about promoting social and emotional wellbeing;
  • critically reflect upon their own professional practices;

  • demonstrate high standards of academic literacy.