Provides students with the opportunity to build on skills and knowledge developed in Professional Experience I through further classroom experience. Provides an understanding of theory, issues and contemporary practice of educational program evaluation and how it relates to the secondary school context. Students will develop an understanding of the practical skills required when designing, conducting and reporting educational program evaluations. Focuses on the further requirements for beginning teachers starting out in this profession, in regards to the skills needed to be a competent, confident and effective practitioner.
Module 1 – The Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA)
- Introduction to the GTPA
- The importance of context in relation to student learning
- Data and evidence
- Aligning curriculum, planning and assessment for teaching
- Feedback and judgment
- Standards and moderation
- Culminating statement, justifications and reflection
Module 2 – Preparation for the Profession
- Ongoing professional learning
- Communicating with parents and carers
- Working in a learning community
- Employment preparation
- Preparation for Professional Experience
Module 3 – Professional Experience II
Students will undertake 25 days of professional experience.
- Planning for teaching
- Lesson implementation
- Reflection on practice
- Meeting requirements
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||Demonstrate the requisite knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to plan for and manage successful learning as measured against the AITSL standards.||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|2||Describe the role and value of educational program evaluation in secondary educational settings and select appropriate evaluation methods to suit different purposes.||Intellectual rigour|
|3||Design and implement an evaluation relevant to a specific program /unit of work in a secondary school.||Intellectual rigour|
|4||Analyse and evaluate the range of contexts for teaching, the need for innovative teaching practices, the need to respond to the diverse needs of students and the importance of working within a wider community, including parents and carers.||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|5||Reflect critically and creatively on teaching practices, drawing on classroom experiences of student learning.||Lifelong learning|
|6||Confidently approach the interview process for future employment.||Communication and social skills|
|7||Identify professional development needs and goals and seek advice and support from colleagues.||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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