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SSE2010 Society and Environment Education in Primary Schools
Credit Points: 15

This unit will investigate the nature and scope of the Society and Environment learning area within the context of contemporary curriculum documents.  It will examine the conceptual foundation from which the learning area is derived, the key embedded learning processes and skills and the values framework that underpins the learning area. The unit will explore how students learn in relation to concepts, skills and values and will provide opportunity to experience active citizenship and to become familiar with the connected notion of reorienting towards a sustainable future. It will provide an opportunity to develop a range of socially just and culturally responsive pedagogical and assessment strategies for active engagement in the Society and Environment learning. 

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K29Bachelor of Education (Primary to Middle Years) - Bunbury
K15Bachelor of Education (Primary) - Bunbury
K15Bachelor of Education (Primary)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011