Alternative Education

Alternative Education

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Online & Correspondence
600 Hours

Alternative Education, Innovative School, Learning Management course

A useful foundation course for people working in the education industry - not just classroom teaching and not just mainstream education. This course is designed to push the boundaries and expand your perspective on the education industries and opportunities for work in such industries.With an emphasis on hands-on, experiential learning, this course is valid for any of the following scenarios: 

  • Basic training course for educators or trainers who are interested in a broad based perspective on education.
  • A foundation for people to work in education marketing, administration, management, services or supplies
  • As a supplement or complement to education certificates, diplomas or degrees.
  • Anyone wanting to start a school, small or large. 


The course consists of the following six modules:


The course contains eight lessons:

1. Interpersonal Communication in Education

2. Listening Skills

3. Understanding Motivation

4. Motivational Factors

5. Applying Motivation to Education

6. Stress Management

7. Conflict Management

8. Mediation and Negotiation


There are 8 lessons in this module as follows:

1. Bases for Education

2. Course Writing Methodologies

3. Level of Study

4. Curriculum Documentation

5. Course Materials

6. Course Material Creation

7. Reviewing and Updating Courses

8. Recognition and Accreditation

9. Application and Implementation.


There are nine lessons in this module as follows:

1. Scope and Nature of Distance Education –how it is different

2. Getting the student started

3. Supporting Students

4. Real Time Support

5. Managing Resources

6. Assessment

7. Student Administration

8. Communication Skills

9. Supporting Graduates


There are eight lessons in this module as follows:

1. Introduction –Development & Learning Theory

2. Behavioural Learning

3. Information Processing

4. Memory Retention & Loss

5. Individual Needs

6 Constructivist Learning

7. Motivation


There are ten lessons in this module as follows:

1. Theoretical Approaches and Key Concepts

2. Early Childhood – Cognitive & Social Development in the First 6 Years

3. Middle Childhood – Cognitive, Moral & Social Development in the Primary School Years

4. Challenges of Middle Childhood

5. Adolescence – Cognitive, Moral & Social Development

6. Challenges of Adolescence

7. Adulthood - Cognitive and Psychosocial Development in Early and Middle Adulthood

8. Challenges of Adulthood

9. Late Adulthood - Cognitive and Psychosocial Changes in the Elderly

10. Challenges of Late Adulthood


There are 3 lessons in this module, each requiring the student to complete a problem-based learning project:

1. Workplace Tools, Equipment and Materials - Identifying and describing the operation of tools and equipment used in the workplace; routine maintenance of tools and equipment; identifying and comparing materials used in the workplace; using different materials to perform workplace tasks.

2. Workplace Skills - Determining key practical skills in the workplace; identifying and comparing commonly-performed workplace tasks; determining acceptable standards for workplace tasks; implementing techniques for improving workplace efficiency.

3. Workplace Safety - Identifying health and safety risks in the workplace; complying with industry OH&S standards; developing safety guidelines for handling dangerous items.

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