This Professional Teaching Practice occurs in the first year of the Master of Teaching program. Four consecutive weeks (20 days) plus 5 planning days are spent in a metropolitan or country secondary, or primary/secondary combined school. Emphasis is placed on the planning, implementation and evaluation of teaching programs. Close links are established between curriculum studies at Flinders and school curricula. At the conclusion of this teaching experience, a written report is required to indicate progress towards compliance with the Professional Standards for Entry to the Register for the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia and the pre-service teacher's readiness to continue into the final teaching practicum.
This topic aims for pre-service teachers to: