Professional Experience 2

EDU20023 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 12 hours face to face + Blended + 30 days placement (225 hours)

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

Aims and objectives

In this unit, pre-service teachers will undertake a 30 day professional experience in a secondary school setting under the supervision of approved mentors. Pre-service teachers will involve themselves in the life of the school and reflect on their practice and performance, supported by their school mentors and university academic staff. Within this unit, pre-service teachers will continue to develop their understanding and competence against the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) appropriate to this course stage. In preparation for this professional experience, pre-service teachers will engage with material relating to pedagogy, curriculum, assessment, and policies, relevant to a secondary school setting.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Plan and implement learning experiences [APST Standards 1, 2 & 3]
2. Consider learning environments to ensure safety and to facilitate learning [APST Standard 4]
3. Know and understand effective strategies for interpersonal and communication skills with education professionals, students and families. [APST Standards 7 & 6]
4. Analyse and reflect upon teaching and learning in relation to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers [APST Standards 1-7]
5. Identify and use a range of teaching and assessment strategies and evaluate their effectiveness [APST Standards 3, 2 & 5]

Courses with unit

BA-EDUSEC Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
BB-EDSBUS Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Business
BB-EDSSC Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Science
BB-EDSART Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts
BB-EDSART1 Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Arts