Supporting Inclusion for Primary

EDU40009 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • On-campus: 24 hours Face to face Swinburne online - Nil


237.5 cp of units from BA-EDUPRI
EDU20006 Curriculum, Planning and Assessment for Primary: Practicum 2

Aims and objectives

This unit provides pre-service teachers with an understanding of the variety of needs and social and cultural backgrounds of primary school age children. Pre-service teachers will become familiar with many of the diverse needs of primary students including social and cultural backgrounds children can present with and how to cater to them effectively in order to support inclusive practices.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Critically analyse the use of strategies used to support students of diverse needs and backgrounds.
2. Identify a variety of diverse needs and backgrounds, and interpret how they interact with the primary learning environment.
3. Evaluate different pedagogical approaches to that ensure all children are catered for in the educational setting.
4. Analyse national and state policies and practices currently in place for supporting children with diverse needs.

Courses with unit

This unit will not be offered from 2019 and has been replaced by EDU30005 Understanding and Supporting Inclusion
BA-EDUPRI1 Bachelor of Education (Primary)
BA-EDUPRI Bachelor of Education (Primary)
DP-EDU Diploma of Education Studies
AB-EDU Associate Degree of Education