Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
November, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Minimum of 30 days of Professional Practice in a secondary school including 8 hours Practicum Seminar sessions |
Total Time Commitment:
Minimum 30 days of professional practice, 100% attendance is mandatory in all practicum subjects.
Please note that permission is required for enrolments in semesters other than semester two.
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
One Learning Area Semester 2 subject
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorDr Sally Windsor, Miss Melanie Nash
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject focuses on the Teacher Candidates’ awareness of the characteristics of knowledge, practice and engagement for professional accountability in teaching. The school placement focuses on consolidating key learnings from within each of the CORE and Learning Area subjects with a focus on assessment for tracking student learning to inform teaching. Teacher Candidates take responsibility for independent teaching and demonstrate their capacity to implement sustained sequences of lessons and assessment with consideration for the learning needs of individual students.
Teaching Fellows at the school and Clinical Specialists from the University advise and monitor Teacher Candidates in collaboration with Mentor Teachers during the period of sustained and independent teaching. The Professional Practice Seminars focus on professional readiness, creating and maintaining safe and challenging learning environments, assessment and feedback.
The Professional Practice Seminars focus on National standards and provide Teacher Candidates with opportunities to examine theoretical frameworks and associated practical tasks that have been assigned during the placement. Seminars focus on one or more of the National standards and provide opportunities for self assessment, document and scenario analysis and in depth reflection of theory and practice concerning links between instructional processes and student centred learning.
100% attendance is mandatory in all practicum subjects.
On completion of this subject Teacher Candidates should be able to:
The subject covers a range of the National Professional Standards for Teachers (for Graduate Teachers). In particular, the subject will contribute to students attaining the following standards:
3.2 Plan, structure and sequence learning programs
3.3 Use teaching strategies
5.2 Provide feedback to students on their learning
5.3 Make consistent and comparable judgements
5.4 Interpret student data
6.2 Engage in professional learning and improve practice
6.3 Engage with colleagues and improve practice
7.1 Meet professional ethics and responsibilities
7.2 Comply with legislative, administrative and organisational requirements
There are two assessment tasks (Teacher Candidates must pass both components):
There are three hurdle requirements:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Collection of readings.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, Teacher Candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
Master of Teaching (Secondary) |
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