Supervised Professional Experience 1

EDU60015 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • On-campus: 24 hours Face to face plus 20 days placement Swinburne online: Fully online plus 20 days placement

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.


25 credit points in MA-TEAPRI2 or in MA-TEAPRI3 
Concurrent Requisites
EDU60017 Understanding Theories of Teaching Learning and Development
EDU60016 Understanding Behaviour for Classroom Practice

Aims and objectives

This is the first of three professional experience units in the Master of Teaching (Primary). In this unit pre-service teachers will undertake a 20 day professional experience in a primary school under the supervision of an approved mentor. 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. In this unit, pre-service teachers will develop their understanding of relevant National and/or State or Territory curriculum documents, the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and relevant National and/or State or Territory codes of Conduct and Ethics.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Demonstrate professional and caring relationships with education professionals, students and families. [APST Standard 7]
2. Contribute to the planning and implementation of learning experiences. [APST Standard 2, 3]
3. Discuss curriculum documents and resources in relation to effective teaching and learning. [APST Standard 5, 2, 3]
4. Demonstrate professional behaviour in accordance with the standards, codes and policies relevant to the school setting. [APST Standard 7, 6]
5. Critically reflect upon teaching and learning experiences, including the role of the learning environment. [APST Standard 1, 4]

Courses with unit

This unit is replacing EDU60008 Supervised Practicum A: Literacy and Numeracy 1
MA-TEAPRI2 Master of Teaching (Primary)
MA-TEAPRI3 Master of Teaching (Primary)