2 x 3-hour workshop-1s per semester
2 x 7-hour workshop-2s per semester
1 Admission into MEDCP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac)
1a Admission into MEDLM-Master of Education (Leadership and Management)
1b Admission into MEDOS-Master of Education
1c Admission into MEDSE-Master of Education (Special Education)
1d Admission into MEDWS-Master of Education
1e Admission into MEDCPP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac) [1.5 years]
1f Admission into MEDGEP-Master of Education (Gifted Education) [1.5 years]
1g Admission into MEDIBP-Master of Education (International Baccalaureate) [1.5 years]
1h Admission into MEDSEP-Master of Education (Special Education) [1.5 years]
1i Admission into MEDLMP-Master of Education (Leadership and Management) [1.5 years]
1j Admission into MEDWSP-Master of Education [1.5 years]
1k Admission into MEDWM-Master of Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health)
1l Admission into MEDWMP-Master of Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health) [1.5 years]
1m Admission into MEDUOS-Master of Education
1n Admission into MED-Master of Education
1o Admission into MLE-Master of Leadership in Education
1p Admission into GCE-Graduate Certificate in Education
2 Admission into BAMTPR-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Primary)
2a Admission into BAMTS-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
2b Admission into BGSCMTPR-Bachelor of General Science, Master of Teaching (Primary)
2c Admission into BSCMTS-Bachelor of Science, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
3 108 units of study
Must Satisfy: (((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m or 1n or 1o or 1p)) or ((2 or 2a or 2b or 2c) and 3))
Assumed knowledge
Sound knowledge of adult learning theory.
Topic description

The topic analyses the many and varied models of professional learning, together with current policies and research about teachers' learning. Attention is also given to organisational issues associated with teachers' learning and change in professional practice.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Introduce the research and policy on contemporary models of professional learning
  • Make connections between theories of learning, models of professional learning and change
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Draw on relevant research to analyse models or examples of professional learning identifying affording or inhibiting factors that influence outcomes and subsequently make recommendations for improved models and policy development