Curriculum and Pedagogy for Primary: Practicum 3P

EDU30015 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • Recommended 8 hours of study per week plus a 20 day placement in an upper primary school setting (between Grades 3 and 6).

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

Results:
6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

Census:
31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21

Dates:
2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

Results:
7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

Census:
31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1 Teaching Period 2

Dates:
8 Mar 21 - 6 Jun 21

Results:
29 Jun 21

Last self enrolment:
21 Mar 21

Census:
2 Apr 21

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Apr 21

Dates:
5 Jul 21 - 3 Oct 21

Results:
26 Oct 21

Last self enrolment:
18 Jul 21

Census:
30 Jul 21

Last withdraw without fail:
20 Aug 21


Prerequisites

237.5 cp from BA-EDUPRI Bachelor of Education (Primary)
AND
EDU20006 Curriculum, Planning and Assessment for Primary: Practicum 2
 
Concurrent pre-requisites EDU20002 Mathematics in Practice and EDU20001 Developing Literacy

Aims and objectives

The pre-service teachers will undertake 20 days of professional experience in an upper primary school setting under the supervision of a registered teacher mentor. In this unit pre-service teachers involve themselves in the life of the school and reflect on their practice and performance in discussion with their school mentor teacher and university staff. Pre-service teachers will take a large percentage of full class teaching. In preparation for their placement in schools, they will engage with material relating to pedagogy and curriculum for a primary school setting and assessment for learning in the primary classroom and establishing professional relationships from the onset and demonstrate competence against all the Australian professional standards for teachers at graduate level.


Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Prepare and appraise learning experiences using a variety of curriculum documents and resources. [APST Standard 1, 2, 3]
2. Design learning environments to ensure safety and to facilitate learning. [APST Standard 1, 2, 3, 4]
3. Demonstrate professional relationships with education professionals and caring and professional relationships with students. [APST Standard    6, 7]
4. Write and evaluate detailed and professional learning/teaching plans. [APST Standard 1, 2, 3]
5. Analyse and reflect upon teaching and learning experiences. [APST Standard 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
6. Critically evaluate curriculum and pedagogical principles in relation to effective teaching and learning. [APST Standard 1, 2].

Courses with unit

BA-EDUPRI/EDUPRI1 Bachelor of Education (Primary)