THE PROFESSIONAL WORK OF TEACHERS
Credit points: 15
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.
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
Prerequisites 120 credit points of prior study or subject coordinator approval
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or 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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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On-Line, 2021, Online study 2/4, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards
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.
Competitive Application (approx 1500 words)
|Other||Individual||No||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO4|
Evidence Portfolio (approx 1250 words)
|Portfolio||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO3, SILO4|
Evidence Collection (approx 1250 words)
|Other||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|