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.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Teacher Candidates must meet the minimum academic study requirements for teaching in specialist areas, in accordance with the Victorian Institute of Teaching's Specialist Area Guidelines, for entry into this subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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 Overview, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorMiss Melanie Nash
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject provides teacher candidates with the knowledge and skills required to effectively use current Health and Physical Education curricula (such as VELS PPSL strand) to plan and safely implement sport and health related physical activities, designed to meet their pupils’ needs. In order to accomplish this teacher candidates will be encouraged to promote the physical, social, moral and cultural development of pupils through student-centered and inquiry-based pedagogical approaches to physical education.
Teacher candidates will be introduced to subject-specific requirements around programming, assessment and the organisation and management of the learning environment for year 7-10. They will also be expected to create a variety of teaching and learning resources that will demonstrate a clear understanding of mandated (H)PE curricula requirements and illustrate an awareness of opportunities to make provision for literacy (e.g. reporting on games; maintaining fitness logs and diaries; creating information pamphlets) and numeracy (e.g. measuring distance, time, calculating speed; recording and analyzing statistical data; developing scoring systems) strategies in physical education.
On the completion of this subject graduates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
Learning area Physical Education 1 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:
2.1 Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area
2.2 Content selection and organisation
2.3 Curriculum, assessment and reporting
2.5 Literacy and numeracy strategies
3.1 Establish challenging learning goals
3.2 Plan, structure and sequence learning programs
3.3 Use teaching strategies
3.4 Select and use resources
4.1 Support student participation
4.2 Manage classroom activities
4.3 Manage challenging behaviour
4.4 Maintain student safety
5.1 Assess student learning
5.2 Provide feedback to students on their learning
5.4 Interpret student data
Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.
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Collection of readings
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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) |
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
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