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Undergraduate | UNE-EDCX313 | 2024

Aboriginal Education

Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
100% online
100% online
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
24 June 2024,
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
16 weeks

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Aboriginal Education

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. identify learning needs and effective pedagogies for teaching in particular Aboriginal and cross-cultural contexts (GTSD 1.4.1, 2.4.1, 3.1.1, 4.1.1);
    2. analyse and demonstrate, with regard to historical and cultural contexts, and safety and wellbeing, classroom strategies, curriculum, resource and policy options for Aboriginal education (GTSD 1.4.1, 2.4.1, 4.1.1, 4.4.1, 7.2.1);
    3. identify a range of possible teaching-learning relationships and school-community dynamics (rural and urban) and consider their relevance for Aboriginal Education (GTSD 1.4.1, 2.4.1, 7.4.1); and
    4. understand their social and cultural position in teaching and consider the effects of this in responding to challenging educational contexts (GTSD 1.4.1, 2.4.1, 3.1.1).

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • UNE-SPE-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Special and Inclusive Education (Primary)


Candidature in the Bachelor of Special and Inclusive Education Primary.
To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements:
  • Other requirements -

    Textbook requirements:
    Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
    Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
    Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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