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EDUC433 Special Topic: Strategies to Enhance Wellbeing in Educational Settings

Paper title Special Topic: Strategies to Enhance Wellbeing in Educational Settings
Paper code EDUC433
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2023 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,206.91
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Limited to
PGCertEdLn, PGDipEdLn, MEdLn, BA(Hons), PGDipArts, MA(Coursework), MA(Thesis)
Students outside of the approved programmes, with 54 300-level EDUC points, may be admitted with approval from the Dean of the College of Education.
Teaching staff

Associate Professor Jacques Van der Meer

Teaching Arrangements

This Distance Learning paper is taught remotely.


Students will be expected to access required readings via the library and the Internet and to source their own relevant readings.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate their commitment to intellectual openness and ability to think critically in relation to research and different viewpoints and interdisciplinary perspectives and options regarding wellbeing models and strategies
  2. Demonstrate their commitment to develop their scholarship related to the effectiveness, benefits, and limitations of a range of resilience approaches and strategies, to enhance the wellbeing for both students and teachers
  3. Demonstrate their commitment to lifelong learning and their willingness to apply their ongoing developing knowledge and skills to their own personal and/or professional experiences related to wellbeing related issues

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Not offered in 2023

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system