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Secondary Curriculum and Pedagogy 2

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: EDU80060

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 12 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit builds on Curriculum and Pedagogy 1 to further develop pre-service teachers’ teaching expertise in their methods within teaching and assessment. Students learn about advanced discipline-specific pedagogical approaches, state and national curricula and cross-curriculum priorities. The unit further develops the skills needed for curriculum adjustment in chosen method/s, and prepares preservice teachers for integrating advanced differentiation and subject-specific strategies.


  • Critical and Creative thinking
  • Cultures of Thinking
  • Metacognition and self-regulated learning
  • Ethical capability
  • Philosophy circles and ethical dilemmas
  • Social and personal capacity
  • Emotional Intelligence programs
  • Intercultural understanding
  • The Cross Curriculum Priorities: Sustainability; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures; Asia and
  • Australia’s Engagement with Asia
  • Innovations in national and international curriculum approaches.
  • Wellbeing and Mental Health related to secondary school settings
  • Value-based unit planning in [Method/s].
  • Advanced assessment, feedback and reporting strategies in [Method/s]

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