Whole school approaches to supporting student behaviour

Course code EDUC6080Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

Introduces the range of approaches to managing student behaviour including what a whole-school approach is; the Effective Behaviour Support Model; the importance of whole school approaches in the context of the home, school and community; and whole school approaches such as discipline and restitution models and their implementation.

Available in 2015

WebLearn GradSchoolSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesTo provide students with the opportunity to examine issues involved in the provision of quality interventions in the field of emotional disturbance and behaviour disorders.
Content1. Introduction to whole school approaches to behaviour
2. The Effective Behaviour Support Model and its application.
3. Whole school approaches and home, school and community issues.
4. Specific whole school approaches (e.g. bullying, resilience).
5. The use of both student and staff development resources.
Replacing Course(s)N/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryExternal Mode
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments1. A review of the behaviour support literature (35%).

2. Audit of school and community resources and supports (30%).

3. Review of a school discipline policy (35%).
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6080