Professional Experience 2

EDU80020 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 24 hours

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

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 1

28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22


EDU70015 Professional Experience 1
EDU60020 Secondary Curriculum and Pedagogy 1

Aims and objectives

In this unit, pre-service teachers will undertake a 20-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 in 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.

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