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AIM Overseas Inclusive Education Austria Short-term Study Abroad
Graz, Austria (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer (Dec - Feb)
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
Program Details:
Level:
Undergraduate
Language/s:
English
Program Type:
Non-Exchange Short-Term
Short-term Type:
Coursework, Field Trip
Short-term Duration:
3 weeks
Program Description:

About


Inclusive Education: Theories and Practices from an International Perspective

Location: Graz, Austria
Program dates: 6 - 27 January 2018
Application deadline: September 15 2017
Duration: 3 weeks

Host: University of Graz
Provider: AIM Overseas


AIM Inclusive Education ST

Program Description
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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Academic Information


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.
 

Useful Information 


Local Overview
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 
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. 
 

Finances


Program Fee: $5,990 (TBC) AUD
 
Program fee includes: 
- Tuition
- Accommodation
- 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


Applications for January 2018 are now open!
To apply to this program you need to submit an application to Sydney Abroad and AIM Overseas. The Sydney Abroad application will provide you with the ability to apply for academic credit towards your University of Sydney course. Once you have applied to AIM Overseas they will provide you with the program syllabus, which you will need to request approval from your faculty to receive academic credit towards your University course.

AIM Overseas have the final decision on whether you are accepted to participate in this program, however you faculty have the final decision on whether you are able to receive academic credit for this program. It is not a requirement of AIM Overseas programs that you are approved to receive academic credit.


  
 


 
This program is currently not accepting applications.