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Unit of Study TCHR2009 Professional Experience I - Secondary (2024)

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    Early Enrolment Date: Students MUST enrol by the date specified by the Professional Experience Team to ensure a placement can be arranged. Students MUST achieve a Pass grade in EDUC2024 Education and Practice: Ways of Teaching and Learning prior to undertaking this placement unit. Students MUST have completed at least one Secondary Curriculum and Pedagogy I unit for their chosen Secondary Subject Teaching areas prior to their first professional experience placement. All students are required to meet participation requirements including compulsory attendance at the residential, either online or face to face. Students MUST provide evidence of compliance for all placement requirements prior to attending professional placement. Full details are available at Only ONE placement can be completed in a Term unless approval has been granted by the Director of Professional Experience.

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

understand and meet the expectations and requirements of a professional environment.

understand, observe and apply standards and principles in a professional environment.

critically record relevant examples of professional practice.

critically and creatively reflect on professional experiences.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Placement 20 days (once)
Residential 8 hours (once)
Residential 4 hours (twice)

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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