The Humanities and Social Sciences (Politics and Law) Education Major is part of the Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education) and current Entry Requirements for this major can be found here.
The Humanities and Social Sciences (Politics and Law) Education major will prepare you to teach in the Politics and Law subject area in Years 11 and 12, as well as across Humanities and Social Sciences curriculum area from Years 7 to 12.
Second specialisation stream
In addition to your major politics and law teaching area, you will choose a second specialisation stream from one of the following options:
- Minor teaching area – this will be a teaching area other than politics and law
- Broadening – additional content and curriculum units in politics and law
- Education specialty – additional education units and politics and law curriculum units
The Humanities and Social Sciences (Politics and Law) Education major is offered as part of the Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education).
What you'll learn
- apply discipline knowledge, principles and concepts associated with effective teaching of secondary school students.
- critically evaluate and synthesise theory, research and practice to apply knowledge of the needs of students from diverse backgrounds and across the full range of abilities to enhance learning.
- assess student learning and analyse diverse sources of data to support valid judgements of student learning.
- plan and deliver effective teaching and learning experiences with demonstrated impact.
- select, curate, use and create a range of digital resources and technologies to support learning and teaching.
- demonstrate responsibility and accountability for being a life-long learner, identify and engage in professional learning; demonstrate personal literacy and numeracy competencies to the required accreditation standard.
- engage in a continual cycle of improvement through critical and reflective practices including those based on local, national and global research and evidence-based practices.
- create, lead and maintain positive learning environments for all students, including those from diverse cultural backgrounds.
- communicate professionally and engage collaboratively with colleagues, students, parent/carers, and the community.