Details for Community Partnerships in Education

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: EDU572
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: David Hastie


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Community Partnerships in Education

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Develop an understanding of a Christian school community based on a biblical worldview perspective;
  2. Describe groups that may work in partnership with Christian school communities;
  3. Consider varying schools of thought regarding building collaborative relationships which contribute to the school community;
  4. Appraise various strategies for nurturing stakeholder relationships in Christian schools;
  5. Develop a Christian perspective on relationships between teachers and other stakeholders;
  6. Synthesise insights from the literature to propose improvements in ONE stakeholder relationship;
  7. Critically appraise and analyse the complexities involved in the operation of a faith-based school within a secular social context.

Subject Content

  1. Christian worldview assumptions concerning educational communities
  2. Community, individualism, and the concept of office
  3. Master teachers, collaborative instruction, and the power of teams
  4. Teachers and the parent community
  5. Students as educational stakeholders
  6. Influence of diversity in learning communities
  7. Schools in the wider community
  8. Responsive discipleship

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face-to-Face
  • Distance/ Global Online
  • Intensive (5 days of classes/7 hours per day followed by 85 hours reading, writing and assignments)
  • Extensive (5 days spread over the semester)

Check timetables for subject availability and mode of delivery

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Forum posts (10%)
  • Literature Review (40%)
  • Journal Article (50%)

Prescribed Text

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