Assists final year education students develop a sense of professional identity to support their transition to the professional world of teaching. Through a student-focused strategy of critical reflection and consolidation, students synthesise the knowledge, skills and attitudes they have acquired throughout their course and present their learning through practical contexts that will also be of benefit in their life long learning journey.
Establish a personal professional identity and professional teaching portfolio
Professional ethics and values standards in the teaching profession
Seeking employment as a teaching professional
- Writing an cover/application letter and curriculum vitae
- Preparing for a professional interview; supporting evidence
- Teaching opportunities in Australia and internationally
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||critically reflect on current and future perspectives on education and contextualise current Australian educational practices with a view to visioning preferred educational futures||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||demonstrate their developing professional identity exemplifying knowledge, skills, attitudes and values appropriate for a professional educator||Lifelong learning|
|3||create a teaching portfolio which includes a philosophy statement, teaching aims, a curriculum vitae, application letter, and reflections and evidence on their performance against professional teaching standards||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|4||professionally present themselves at a professional interview||Communication and social skills|
|5||communicate professionally and effectively through written, oral and technological means.||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.