Provides students with the opportunity to build on knowledge and skills developed in other Professional Experiences units through a further classroom teaching experience as well as professional development or volunteer work in the wider education community. Students extend their understanding of how schools and teachers work within their communities, and what it means to be an effective and competent teacher.
Module 1: Professional Development – where to now? This module requires students to attend online tutorials.
Module 2: Professional Experience This module requires students to undertake a professional experience block. This must be completed during the study period.
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||knowledge, respect and understanding of the social, ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds and how these factors may affect learning||Cultural competence|
|2||knowledge and understanding of students' skills, interests and prior achievements and their impact on learning||Cultural competence|
|3||knowledge of the available professional development opportunities and the importance of personal planning to ongoing professional growth||Lifelong learning|
|4||an understanding of the importance of involving parents and caregivers in the educative process and the use of a number of strategies to seek that involvement||Communication and social skills|
|5||the capacity to work effectively with external professionals, teachers' aides and community-based personnel to enhance student learning opportunities||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|6||the capacity to liaise, communicate and interact effectively and appropriately with parents, caregivers, colleagues, industry and the local community. On completion of the professional experience placement students should have achieved the Graduate Teacher Standards.||Communication and social skills|
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Teaching and assessment
|Tutorial online 2 hours (twice)|
Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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