The Role of Education Support
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Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Reflect on the application of skills and knowledge as an education support worker in a professional context.
- Articulate understanding of theories underpinning educational practice in relation to education support and evaluate evidence of your own learning.
- Evaluate and discuss a range of strategies and technologies that will assist in supporting student learning.
- Articulate the ways education support workers communicate and collaborate within a professional team.
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You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
- TAS-ESH161-Foundations of Education Support (No longer available)
No additional requirements
This subject introduces concepts and theories that deepen and broaden your understanding of the professional activity undertaken by education support workers in the classroom. It discusses the practical skills required in work contexts and provides opportunities to critically examine the nature of support for student learning and development. You will develop practical skills in reflection and observation by engaging in tutorials, lectures and on-line activities. This engagement in the activities of the subject will assist you in completing your assessment tasks.
- Plan (50%)
- Reflection (25%)
- Essay (25%)
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