Available in 2018
Course code



10 units


6000 level

Course handbook


This course focuses on understanding the characteristics of, and building the skills to develop, high quality learning environments; enhancing personnel capacity building; fostering physical and mental health; improving organisational structures; improving group dynamics and modelling positive leadership.

Availability2018 Course Timetables


  • Semester 1 - 2018

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  • Semester 1 - 2018

Replacing course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC6017. Students who have successfully completed EDUC6017 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC6117.

Learning outcomes

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

1. Analyse the characteristics of high-quality learning environments and facilitate the development of those characteristics;

2. Assess the organisational benefits of a healthy workforce and facilitate the development of personnel including physical and mental wellbeing using this new knowledge;

3. Design new knowledge to evaluate educational organisations with a focus on personnel well-being and physical space.


This course provides an in-depth knowledge and understanding of six broad topics: (1) characteristics of high-quality learning environments; (2) personnel health and well-being; (3) personnel capacity building; (4) organisational structures; (5) group dynamics; and (6) leadership.

Module 1 - characteristics of high-quality learning environments;

Module 2 - personnel health and well-being, personnel capacity building;

Module 3 - organisational structures, group dynamics, and leadership.

Assessment items

Professional Task: Assignment 1

Professional Task: Assignment 2

Professional Task: Assignment 3

Contact hours


Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1

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Integrated Learning Session

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1