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Graduate Certificate in Educational Wellbeing

Graduate Certificate

Course snapshot

Domestic snapshot

  • Course abbreviation

    GCEW

  • Course code

    1008470

  • Credit points

    48

  • Equivalent units

    4

  • Indicative Fee


Overview

Schools play an integral role in promoting social and emotional development for students. This course comprises four units that develop foundational knowledge to help you build supportive school communities and positive learning environments for both students and teachers.

The flexible delivery of the course is designed to fit seamlessly around work, family, and other priorities. It’s 100% online, and you can complete it one, seven-week unit at a time from the comfort of your home – or anywhere with an internet connection.

The course is suited to experienced educators looking to progress their careers into a leadership role. It is also a pathway to further study – graduates of this course receive entry and credit towards a Master of Education.

Course Learning Outcome

GA1: Intellectual rigour

Critically analyse, synthesize and evaluate educational contexts, concepts and theories to arrive at a conclusion, and justify that decision. Apply knowledge of evaluation and research principles and methods to analyse issues and solve problems in educational contexts.

GA2: Creativity

Demonstrate initiative by identifying innovative and creative responses to emerging educational challenges. Conceive preferable educational futures, and propose inventive ways to achieve them.

GA3: Ethical practice

Critically evaluate the implications of challenging ethical issues in education at the interpersonal, organisational, and governance levels. Demonstrate a commitment to social justice, human rights, ethics and sustainability in professional practice, scholarship, and research.

GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate advanced and integrated theoretical and practical understanding of a specialised area of education with a global perspective. Locate, evaluate, and implement theory to generate reliable data, making defensible evidence-based professional and organisational decisions about complex educational problems.

GA5: Lifelong learning

Reflect on current skills, knowledge and attitudes to plan and implement ongoing personal and professional learning. Critically reflect on demonstrating professional discernment, autonomy, resilience, responsibility and accountability when responding to change.

GA6: Communication and social skills

Demonstrate advanced oral and written communication skills in both academic and professional settings. Demonstrate responsive leadership and the capacity to facilitate collaboration between a diverse range of individuals and teams.

GA7: Cultural competence

Demonstrate a commitment to education founded on respect for the rights or all persons. Critically reflect on how a global perspective of educational practice can encourage inclusivity and cultural competence.

This course comprises four core units: 

  • Enhancing Student Wellbeing
  • Supporting Students in Difficult Times
  • Valuing Diversity
  • Educational Leadership and Wellbeing.

 

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
SCU Online Summer Term , Term 1 , Term 2 , Term 3 , Term 4 , Term 5 N/A N/A

Requirements

We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.

Course requirements

To be eligible to receive the Graduate Certificate of Educational Wellbeing, students must complete the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points), comprising 4 core units.

Course structure

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Notes

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

EDUC6008 Educational Leadership and Wellbeing
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Term3
Term3
WELF6002 Enhancing Student Wellbeing
Summer Term
Term4
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term4
Summer Term
Term4
EDUC5006 Valuing Diversity
Term1,5
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Term1,5
Term1,5
WELF5002 Supporting Students in Difficult Times
Term2
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Term2
Term2

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
EDUC5006 Valuing Diversity
WELF5002 Supporting Students in Difficult Times
EDUC6008 Educational Leadership and Wellbeing
WELF6002 Enhancing Student Wellbeing