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AIM Overseas Inclusive Education Austria Short-term Study Abroad
Graz, Austria (Outgoing Program)
Summer (Dec - Feb)
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Location: Graz, Austria
Inclusive Education: Theories and Practices from an International Perspective
Program dates: 6 - 27 January 2018
Application deadline: September 15 2017
Duration: 3 weeks
Host: University of Graz
Provider: AIM Overseas
The University of Graz Summer School on inclusive education aims to provide students with a better understanding of concepts and theories of inclusive education, its historical development, international discourses and various issues related to its implementation.
Students will examine arguments of both advocates and critics of an inclusive education system. It addresses how various professionals such as trained general educators; special educators, social workers and psychologists can work together to provide the best possible environment for students with a wide range and level of learning difficulties. Inclusive school development and quality management in inclusive school will be discussed. Students will be introduced to the Austrian education system and the current discussions regarding the implementation of inclusive education.
Two field trips to institutions in Graz are included in the program and will provide insight into practical issues of inclusion in education.
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Language: Classes are instructed in English.
Relevant subject area: Education, Social Work
Academic credits: 8 ECTS
General conversion: 7.5ECTS = 6CP Sydney credits
Once you have applied to AIM Overseas they will provide you with the full course syllabus so that you can submit this to your faculty for academic credit assessment.
Graz is a vibrant and social city, which is home to over 40,000 students. It is Austria’s second largest city and houses one of the oldest and most popular universities in Europe. Experience a city alive with history and culture as you make your way through the castle ruins of knights in shining armour or a Franciscan monastery. Enjoy the farm fresh produce with a stroll through one of the town’s farmers markets. The countryside around Graz is wild and romantic, full of caves, lakes, waterfalls, castles and wineries - all a short trip from the Graz city.
Accommodation is provided in a twin share room in Hotel das Weitzer situated in the heart of Graz. Each room has a bathroom which is shared with a roommate. Breakfast and WiFi are included.
Program Fee: $5,990 (TBC) AUD
Program fee includes:
- Welcome and Farewell dinner
- Cultural activities
- Trip to Vienna
- Site visits
- AIM Overseas pre-departure service and support
Other costs: Airfare, meals, travel insurance, personal expenses.
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.
How to Apply
Application instructions for Dec-Feb 2018/2019 programs will be provided later this year. Applications are currently open for Jun-Aug 2018 programs!