Professional Experience 3

EDU30032 12.5 Credit Points External Venue, Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 24 hours 30 days placement (225 hours)

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

2021 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21


Pre-requisite EDU20023 Professional Experience 2

And Concurrent requisite
• EDU30030 Educational Leadership and Policy or EDU30061 Education Leadership and Policy

• EDU30031 Research Methods for Teachers or EDU30065 Assessment and Data

• EDU30033 Innovation & research methods in Education or EDU30033 Innovation for Education

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 in school mentor and university academic staff. Within this unit, pre-service teachers must demonstrate that they are ready to teach within a secondary school. Pre-service teachers will be required to demonstrate competence against all elements of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: Graduate Stage. This is a requirement of graduation.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Plan, implement and evaluate effective learning experiences using a variety of curriculum documents and resources. [APST Standards 1, 2, & 3]
2. Manage and maintain safe learning environments to facilitate effective teaching and learning. [APST Standards 1 & 4]
3. Engage in professional and collaborative relationships with education professionals, students, and the wider community. [APST Standards 7 & 6]
4. Consider and implement strategies to support individual differences with respect to teaching and learning. [APST Standards 1, 2 & 3]
5. Examine a range of strategies to effectively assess, provide feedback and report on student learning. [APST Standards 5 & 2]
6. Provide evidence and articulate competence in relation to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (Graduate) and plan for ongoing professional learning. [APST Standards 1-7].

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