Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The focus of this subject is the student's transition from being a pre-service teacher to a graduate teacher. The subject is organised around themes of essential professional knowledge embodied in the Professional Standards for teachers with a particular focus on Victoria. Topics examined include educational work sites; planning; teacher recruitment practices; performance management; industrial environment; public sector and legislative requirements; strategies for involving, and working effectively, sensitively and confidentially with parents/carers; employment conditions, career planning; mentoring, induction and the development of supportive networks. Students are encouraged to create and manage innovative ideas, through developing an innovative opportunity and illustrating their ability to create innovation in an educational setting.


Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesWeekly online learning activities  culminating in an Evidence Portfolio/Evidence collection

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 120 credit points of prior study or subject coordinator approval


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsEDU4FEA

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required15 days – 105 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsAll students will be required to hold a valid Working with Children (WWC) Check prior to undertaking professional placements as part of this subject.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate an understanding of the professional behaviour and ethical conduct expected of a teacher, and demonstrated attitudes that support professional behaviour.
02. Organise information from multiple sources in order to write a competitive application for an advertised position in a Victorian Government School.
03. Produce an evidence portfolio that illustrates the students ability to meet the expectations of the Selection Criteria for a position in a Victorian Government school.
04. Show case the ability to create and manage innovative ideas.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, Online study 2/4, Online


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 22 - 31
One 1.00 hour scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 22 - 31
One 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via online.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Competitive Application (approx 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Evidence Portfolio (approx 1250 words)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Evidence Collection (approx 1250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4