Primary and secondary inclusive education

Your qualification will be a Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Primary and Secondary Inclusive Education

Please note: this specialisation will not be offered in 2022.

Every student deserves to learn in an inclusive and empowering environment. With this specialisation, you’ll gain the skills and experience to support young people with diverse needs to reach their full potential.

What you’ll be qualified for

Your qualification will be a Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Primary and Secondary Inclusive Education. You’ll be able to teach children and adolescents from five to 18 years in primary and secondary schools, and have specialist knowledge and skills to work in inclusive and special education settings.

What you’ll be learning

Explore how to create positive and inclusive learning environments. You’ll study how children and adolescents think – especially those with additional or complex needs – so that you can assess and diagnose their needs, and adapt the curriculum to suit. These needs include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Disability – including those with multiple disabilities, or whose disabilities require a high level of support
  • Giftedness
  • Mental health issues
  • Non-English speaking backgrounds

When teaching children with diverse needs, collaboration and consultation is so important. So you’ll learn how to work alongside other teachers, support personnel, parents, allied health professionals and agency representatives.

With at least 80 days of professional teaching practice in primary and secondary schools, and special education settings, you’ll get hands-on insights into the kind of work you’ll be doing out in the field.

Areas of study will include:

  • English and literacies
  • Mathematics
  • Arts education
  • Humanities and social education
  • Science
  • Health and physical education
  • Specialist expertise in one secondary teaching area

Your career options

With this dual-sector qualification, you’ll be ready to take on roles in a range of school environments – particularly in the high-demand area of inclusive and special education.