OnlineSession 1
Study Period 6

Unit description

Prepares future teachers to participate effectively as casual teachers in a variety of educational settings with a diverse range of students. A portfolio of resources will be developed.

Unit content

Topic 1: The world of the casual teacher
Topic 2: Preparing for teaching as a casual
Topic 3: Building resilience and a career as a casual teacher
Topic 4: Teaching resources and classroom management for casuals teaching
Topic 5: Achieving Proficient Level accreditation as a casual teacher

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

Prescribed texts

Session 1

  • No prescribed texts.

Study Period 6

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Online (intensive)

Teaching method
Structured online learning 4 hours (5 weeks)
Tutorial online 1 hour (5 weeks)


Teaching method
Structured online learning 2 hours (10 weeks)
Tutorial online 1 hour (5 weeks)

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 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
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