Postgraduate Course: Disruption and Disaffection in School - Prevention and Response (EDUA11129)
|Moray House School of Education
|College of Humanities and Social Science
|Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
|SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Home subject area
|Other subject area
|Taught in Gaelic?
|The aim of this course is to enable course members to develop their own accounts of how disruption and disaffection develops in and out of school and to explore appropriate responses at classroom, school, neighbourhood and authority level.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Information for Visiting Students
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Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|Course members will have:
1. Examined pupil and teacher accounts, theoretical models and research findings;
2. Analysed the role of the organisation and curriculum of the school in the construction of problem behaviour;
3. Reviewed the research and literature on deviance and on educational inclusion and exclusion;
4. Considered systems for preventing and for responding to disruptive or delinquent behaviour, both within and outwith the school;
5. Explored the role of a range of agencies and the demands of inter-agency working;
6. Implemented and evaluated a workplace based project focussing on the prevention of disruption and the promotion of positive behaviour.
|Assignment 5000 words.
Course members should develop a critical analysis of issues of disruption and /or disaffection in their school establishment or service and develop a proposal for the prevention or response to this at school or classroom level.
|Dr Gale Macleod
Tel: (0131 6)51 6448
|Ms Lorraine Denholm
Tel: (0131 6)51 6433