Courses & Units

Contemporary Educational Issues ESG700


This unit will only be offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.


Educators at all levels and in all sectors and contexts are increasingly facing more externally imposed policies in areas such as accountability, assessment, curricula and pedagogical modes. It is important in this turbulent context that educators are able to respond to these policy and practice requirements as professionals. This Unit will provide students with the opportunity to complete a thorough and critical review of selected contemporary issues in educational theory, policy and practice. Students are encouraged to explore issues specific and relevant to their professional interest and experience.


Unit name Contemporary Educational Issues
Unit code ESG700
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Education
School of Education
Discipline School of Education
Teaching staff


Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


This unit is currently unavailable.


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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2016 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2016 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2016: $782.00 2016: $1,857.00 079999

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Teaching Pattern

Fully Online


Presentation & Paper (50%), Essay (50%)

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