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PDC59428 - Neuroeducation

Course Details

Course Summary

We live in an exciting time of technology and neuroscience advancement. As educators, we need to capitalise on these new opportunities. In this online micro-credential, you will gain contemporary insights into the brain that will inform your professional practice and underpin the development of optimal learning experiences. Topics include; teaching with the brain in mind, the neurobiology of the learning brain (specifically the adolescent brain), resilience development, neuroplasticity – examining too, the plastic paradox. You will also gain understandings of the neuroscience behind stretch goals and a growth mindset (Dweck, 2016) that can be used to enhance learning and wellness.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to enrol in this micro-credential, however, it is relevant to anyone involved in education who would like to complete studies in a flexible and self-paced environment to gain neuroscientific insights to inform practices.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

For direct access to the micro-credential, visit our Learning Management Site: Be Different

Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.

Study Area
  • Education and Humanities
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
Skill Area
  • Child Care
  • Community Services
  • Education Support
  • Youth Services

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession.

Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Standard Micro-credential Structure

40 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Review the significance of a growth mindset in learning
  2. Appraise ways to develop optimal learning experiences
  3. Critique contemporary research and understandings in Neuroeducation.


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