EDUC 7206 - Professional Experience A
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EDUC 7206 - Professional Experience A

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Term 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 4 hours per week, plus 5 weeks of professional experience in a school
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Co-Requisite: Students enrolling in Professional Experience A must either be enrolled in, or have passed, Student Teacher Interaction in the Classroom and two different Curriculum and Methodology A courses
Assessment: Assessment of professional experience 100%

The Professional Experience is the central focus of Teacher Education programs. Professional Experiences in Terms1, 2 and 3, as well as the ePortfolio, constitute the capstone requirements for the completion of a teaching degree program. Professional Experience A (PEA) is 20 days (at least 150 hours) of block placement in a secondary school in the DECD, Independent or Catholic sectors. Students are expected to engage fully with their Teacher Mentors’ classrooms and the School community. This engagement includes, but is not limited to: - Formal observation of professional teachers in action in a variety of subject area specialisations and classroom settings; - With assistance from teacher mentors, participation in planning, resourcing, implementing, assessing and reviewing of both units of inquiry and lesson series; - Implementation of a range of pedagogic strategies suitable to the age, abilities and subject areas specialisations of secondary school students; - Utilisation of appropriate information technologies; - Application of a range of behaviour management strategies: - Participation in review and feedback processes of their teaching with mentor teachers; - Application of ethical practice, including protective behaviours, risk assessment, Keeping safe Child Protection Curriculum and Duty of Care. - Participation in extra-curricular activities, staff Professional development and other activities pertinent to their ongoing development as a secondary school teacher. All enrolled students are required to obtain a DCSI Working with Children Clearance and complete an approved full-day Reporting Abuse and Neglect – Education and Care training course prior to their first Professional Experience Placement.

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Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band NP $635 Band 1 $793 select program select program

Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Term 2 Mon 01/05/2017 Fri 05/05/2017 Tue 06/06/2017 Fri 30/06/2017

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
42482 LE01 100 47 4 May - 25 May Thursday 11am - 2pm Napier, 102, Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Placement
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
42483 PL01 100 47 29 May - 30 Jun Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am - 4pm External, External, Secondary School