In this subject teacher education students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to create inclusive classrooms that promote participation, engagement and success in primary school contexts. In order to do this, the subject requires teacher education students to think critically about a range of social justice topics such as human rights, multiculturalism, equality, racism, bias, and discrimination. Students consider how policy, curriculum planning and pedagogical practice can effectively respond to a diversity of histories, languages, cultures, religions, socio-economic backgrounds and experiences of wellbeing and trauma to achieve school outcomes that reflect equity and excellence. Also, this subject introduces principles and practices that support differentiated learning as well as exploring ways in which ethical and intercultural understandings, including empathy, can be included within the classroom environment.
School of Teacher Education
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