12 x 1-hour lectures per semester
5 x 1-day field placements per semester
1 EDUC2426 - Professional Experience: Year 2B (Middle and Secondary Schooling)
2 18 units of Education topics
3 72 units of study
4 EDUC2426 - Professional Experience: Year 2B (Middle and Secondary Schooling)
5 72 units of study
6 Admission into BAMTS-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
6a Admission into BLANGMTS-Bachelor of Languages, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
6b Admission into BDSMTSSE-Bachelor of Disability Studies, M Teaching (Secondary & Special Ed)
6c Admission into BSCMTS-Bachelor of Science, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Must Satisfy: ((1 and 2 and 3) or (4 and 5 and (6 or 6a or 6b or 6c)))
Course context

Available to students enrolled in both EDUC3530 and EDUC3642 in the same calendar year.

Topic description

Through a series of 12 lectures and 5 lead-in teaching days at a school, this topic will prepare pre-service teachers for their first 'block' teaching experience to be undertaken in semester two through the topic EDUC3642 Professional Experience: Year 3B (Middle and Secondary Schooling). During these lead-in days pre-service teachers will observe classes, develop a teaching timetable and collaborate with mentors on forthcoming teaching responsibilities.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Ensure the pre-service teachers understand the legal and professional requirements of teachers and of them as pre-service teachers when they undertake professional experiences
  • Ensure that the pre-service teachers understand the behaviours and performance in the classroom expected of them while undertaking teaching and associated duties and responsibilities
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Undertake school professional experience in Semester 2
  2. Demonstrate understanding of the professional role of a teacher