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Unit rationale, description and aim

Highly skilled educators benefit from an awareness of diverse world views and cultural perspectives. In order to effectively engage with people and communities characterised by diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds, students benefit from an immersive overseas learning experiences.

This unit includes both study and placement experiences that will enable the development of an ethical and international perspective on education. It focuses specifically on the international context of developing nations including academic study into developing nation educational contexts, fostering critically reflexive skills in the areas of intercultural and ethical understandings in education, comparative studies between developed and developing nation contexts and an in-country professional and community engagement experience program.

The aim of this unit is to foster critically reflective and ethically responsible educators who can contribute to the global education community.

NOTE: Admission into the unit is achieved through a competitive application and selection process.

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