Professional Experience 2

EDU80051 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 150 hours Placement + Blended

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


EDU60050 Secondary Curriculum and Pedagogy 1
25cp from EDU60020, EDU60021, EDU60022, EDU60023, EDU60024, EDU60025, EDU60026, EDU60027, EDU60028, EDU60029, EDU60030, EDU60031 History Curriculum & Methods 1, EDU60032, EDU60033, EDU60034, EDU60035, EDU60036, EDU60037, EDU60038, EDU60039, EDU60040, EDU60041, EDU60042
MA-TEASC/MA-TEASC Master of Teaching (Secondary) students to complete Professional Experience 1 (EDU70015 or EDU70017).
MA-TEAPRI/2MA-TEAPRI3 Master of Teaching (Primary) students to complete Supervised Professional Experience 2 (EDU70012 or EDU70016)
EDU80020 Professional Experience 2


EDU80060 Secondary Curriculum & Pedagogy 2

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.

Unit Learning Outcomes: Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Plan, implement and evaluate learning experiences. 
2. Modify learning environments to ensure safety and to facilitate learning.
3. Demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills with education professionals, students and families. 
4. Critically analyse and reflect upon teaching and learning in relation to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. 
5. Utilise a range of teaching and assessment strategies and evaluate their effectiveness. 
6. Create pedagogical approaches that can be effectively integrated into education programs to support inclusion, cultural identity and the linguistic background of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

Courses with unit

From 2022 EDU80051 replaces EDU80020