Education as Social Development

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Education as Social Development

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Early Childhood Education, Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Teacher Education

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    39 credit points including EDUC262, or acceptance into an Education program

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit builds on knowledge developed in EDUC262 and explores the relationship between social development and education. There is a particular focus on peer relationships, social competence, and learning outcomes, including the importance of the teacher-student relationship, school engagement, and classroom motivation. This unit equips students with specific strategies for managing bullying and fostering the mental health and well-being of young people in school and classroom contexts. This unit is suitable for both primary and secondary education students with a focus on social development across childhood and adolescence.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.