Professional Issues in Teaching - EDST4081

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Education

Course Outline: School of Education

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: 84 units of credit overall and enrolment in program 3408, 3426,4055, or 4075, or 84 uoc overall including EDST2002 & EDST2003 and enrolment in program 3446, 3462, 4054, 4058, 4059, 4061, 4062 or 4076

CSS Contribution Charge: 1* (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Subject Area: Education

This course prepares pre-service teachers for engagement with the issues, policies and practice related to the teacher as a professional, and the concomitant ethical ramifications. It focuses on the role of the teacher in schooling, and the development of professional identity, ethics and practice; relationships with the variety of related stakeholders and communities; and, critical examination of Government and education systems’ policies, including those related to accountability, professional standards and development, and social justice.
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