Assessment for Primary

EDU40010 12.5 Credit Points Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • On-campus: 24 hours Face to face Swinburne online - Nil

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

6 Nov 23 - 11 Feb 24

5 Mar 24

Last self enrolment:
19 Nov 23

1 Dec 23

Last withdraw without fail:
29 Dec 23


EDU30015 Curriculum and Pedagogy for Primary: Practicum 3P v1
237.5 cp in: BA-EDUPRI(1) Bachelor of Education (Primary)
Admission into: BA-EDU(S) Bachelor of Education

Aims and objectives

In this unit, pre-service teachers will consider the principles and theory of effective assessment for student learning in the Primary classroom and examine contexts in which assessments take place. They will examine a range of assessment practices and strategies and how they relate to teaching and learning in a variety of contexts. Pre-service teachers will also explore feedback principles, recording and reporting in the primary classroom.
Unit Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Identify and analyse the broader contexts in which assessment practices reside.
2. Create a range of assessment plans using different strategies for different discipline areas that adhere to the general principles of assessment and reporting including providing timely and appropriate feedback to students about their learning.
3. Compare a range of assessment and moderation strategies in terms of their purpose, benefits, limitations, implementation constraints and their application in interpreting student data, evaluating student learning and modifying teaching practices.
4. Design a range of record keeping instruments.
5. Critically evaluate principles and strategies for reporting student achievement.

Courses with unit

BA-EDUPRI1 Bachelor of Education (Primary)
BA-EDUPRI Bachelor of Education (Primary)
DP-EDU Diploma of Education Studies
AB-EDU Associate Degree of Education
Bachelor of Education (Primary)