Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students undertake 20 days of practicum, 10 in an Early Years setting and 10 in an Upper Primary or Middle Years setting (where students are located in a P-12 school). Students undertake class teaching and other associated teaching duties under the supervision of a qualified teacher.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlan Mclean

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Students will successfully undertake 20 days of supervised teaching in a primary school context

Students prepare lessons in association with a given pro-forma and work towards having full day control of a class over a four week placement

02. Students develop and present a practicum portfolio as part of their record of learning while on practicum. This portfolio, presented as directed in an on-line format contains a written reflection on a self-administered audio tape of teaching, an evaluation document on progress in association with AITSL graduate attributes, a copy of lesson plans with reflections and the school supervisor#s report.

Prepare, teach, reflect and observe while on placement for 20 days in a primary school context.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Shepparton, 2017, Week 07-28, Off Campus


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlan Mclean

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 20.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"20 days of teaching practicum"


Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Practicum Portfolio25 01
Report for each teaching round from a supervising teacherStudents are assessed according to competencies and student attributes established in conjunction with the Victorian Institute of Teachers. A satisfactory report for each teaching round is required.75 02