Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. describe strategies that work within school and/or system, curriculum and legislative requirements to support students’ well-being and safety
  2. design a personal learning management plan that comprises and synthesises philosophy, theory and practical strategies
  3. examine the interconnected relationships and roles of teachers, students, parent/carer(s), schools, commsubjecties and professional networks in education and communicate effectively with these stakeholders
  4. compare and contrast a range of classroom management theories that are designed to engage all students in learning inclusive of those with diverse needs.
  • Topics
    • Introduction to Positive Learning Framework for Classroom Management
    • Models of Classroom Management
    • Proactive strategies: Teacher Behaviour and connecting with students
    • Developing safe, supportive and accountable learning environments - Preventative
    • Developing safe, supportive and accountable learning environments - Corrective
    • Creating a personal learning management plan
    • Re-engaging the disengaged learner
    • Diverse needs of learners
    • Strengths-based model
    • Engaging the stakeholders
    • Restorative practice
    • Building resilience
    • Reflection and review
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • E-Portfolios
      • Embedded Multimedia
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Standard Media
      • Streaming Multimedia
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Quizzes
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Online Assessment
      • FAQs
      • Resources and Links

Entry Requirements


Note: Level 2 subjects normally assume an introductory level of prior knowledge in this area, e.g. from studying related Level 1 subjects or other relevant experience.

Special requirements

  • OtherDetails -

    Access to Microsoft office, video creation & editing software

This subject focusses on creating and maintaining a positive learning framework, developing safe, supportive and accountable learning environments. Emphasis will be placed on proactive teacher behaviour in meeting individual student needs, motivating and engaging all learners.

Please Note:  If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

  • Assignment 1 - Assignment — Plan (50%)
  • Assignment 2 - Case Study- Report (40%)
  • Assignment 3 - Exercises (10%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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