This specialised study area delivers many career opportunities in the field of disability and education. Graduates may have careers in special education, social justice, advocacy, student wellbeing, human services or community services.
If you don’t meet the state-based requirements for entry into your degree, you still have options. There are lots of ways into ACU. Explore our pathways to get started.
“My degree gives us endless possibilities to work towards social inclusion, including everything from being a classroom teacher, to a teacher’s aide, working in community care or as job support worker. There’s always something we can do in different sectors.
Multiculturalism and social inclusion are very close to me. Through my career and volunteer experiences I'd like to break down barriers and empower people to be active community members with positive social values.”
Professor Elizabeth Labone is an expert in education psychology and an internationally recognised scholar in the area of teacher efficacy.
Professor Labone has worked in teacher education for more than 25 years. Her recent projects include a large multi-state study of the engagement and retention of students from low socioeconomic status backgrounds, and a review of resilience in school leaders.
It is a misconception that teenagers are the only ones who will benefit from attending Open Day.
By registering for Open Day Michelle won $5,000 towards a trip to Rome.
At Open Day there are a lot of things to see and people to talk to. Here are a few essential Open Day events by faculty.
Books, fees, living expenses – costs can be a factor when considering study. But it shouldn’t stop you from pursuing your goals.
Luckily, we offer a range of scholarships to commencing and continuing students. They recognise everything from rewarding academic achievement to supporting equality. And with nearly 400 scholarships on offer, and the opportunity to apply for as many as you like, it pays to check your eligibility.
We believe great work that makes a positive impact should be recognised – and rewarded. So if you are regularly volunteering, we invite you to apply for our Community Achiever Program (CAP). If you are accepted into the program, you’ll receive an offer into an undergraduate degree as early as August. And you’ll become part of ACU’s CAP community.