12 x 1-hour lectures per semester
1 Admission into MTPR-Master of Teaching (Primary)
1a Admission into MTSEPR-Master of Teaching (Special Education) (Primary)
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a))
Course context

Available to students enrolled in both EDUC9131 and EDUC9232 in the same calendar year.

Topic description

This topic prepares pre-service teachers for their professional experiences. It introduces the expectations of professional behaviour for the teaching profession, including legal and ethical responsibilities. Pre-service teachers are introduced to the expectations for their behaviour and learning during the days of their professional experiences. This lecture series is an essential pre-requisite for placement in school settings.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Introduce pre-service teachers to the professional experience program, its requirements and expectations
  • Explain the professional expectations of teachers, including legal and ethical responsibilities, and the responsibilities of pre-service teachers when they undertake professional experiences
  • Support pre-service teachers to transition into the role of a teaching professional
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Identify the requirements and expectations of the professional experience program
  2. Examine your legal and ethical responsibilities you will assume during your professional experience placement and when you enter the teaching profession