The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020
Course code



10 units


4000 level

Course handbook


This course addresses professional skill development in curriculum design through professional engagement and reflection on and for action.

Availability2020 Course Timetables


  • Semester 1 - 2020


  • Semester 1 - 2020

Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst

  • Semester 1 - 2020

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Identify issues of context to direct curriculum design.

2. Identify assets of community to construct curriculum.

3. Communicate effectively with community to engage in planning and implementation of curriculum.

4. Plan strategies to engage community in curriculum implementation.


  1. Locating professionalism through contextualised practice
  2. Curriculum building through community asset analysis


For students who commenced in the program in 2016 onwards, enrolment in this course is dependent on successful completion of the teacher education admission milestone:

- Three HSC band 5s (including one in English) or

- 80 units of UON courses or

- Regulatory authority approved comparable pathways.

Assumed knowledge

EDUC1048, EDUC1050, EDUC2102, EDUC2103, EDUC2186, EDUC2748, EDUC2749, EDUC2746, EDUC2747, EDUC2744, EDUC3186, EDUC3745, ABOR3500, EDUC3026, EDUC3748.

Assessment items

Project: Projects - Part A & B make up 80%

Quiz: Quiz - 20%

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

General Course Requirements:

  • Tutorial: There is a compulsory attendance requirement in this course. - A minimum of 80% attendance is required to pass the course

Contact hours

Callaghan, Ourimbah and Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst


Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks


Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks