Not currently available in 2020

Unit description

Provides support for students seeking to develop a professional portfolio that provides tangible evidence of a high level of professional learning achieved against established standards of attainment. Students will demonstrate progress against learning goals and implement appropriate strategies for collecting, selecting, documenting and evaluating evidence of professional learning.

Unit content

This content is covered at a more advanced and in-depth level, extending learning from Developing a Professional Portfolio: Part A.

  1. The nature of lifelong learning, professional development and reflective practice
  2. The role of standards in informing professional practice and ongoing professional learning
  3. Professional portfolios: their function, forms and features
  4. Collecting rigorous data and evidence for the portfolio
  5. Structuring a portfolio
  6. Self- and peer-critique, setting learning goals and ongoing development of the portfolio

Learning outcomes

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

Teaching and assessment


Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
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