Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Year and Campus:||2016 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||25 credit points taken over 12 months part time.|
Dr Suzanne Rice
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Currently enrolled students:
The aim of the course is to build the knowledge and skills of educational practitioners so that they can develop, critique and utilise a range of data and draw on the latest educational research to devise interventions that improve student outcomes at the individual, group, team and school levels.
The course will explore the nature of clinical teaching and the development and use of data, supporting candidates to acquire the skills to generate, interpret and evaluate various forms of student data. It will introduce candidates to key theories around how students learn and recent research on how to identify accurately student learning needs and provide instruction that is targeted to those needs.
Course candidates will engage in a range of activities designed to draw upon and enable them to understand more fully their own particular experiences and roles in school and preschool education.
On the completion of this course graduates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
Students complete two 12.5 pt subjects for award of this Professional Certificate. The subjects EDUC90828 and EDUC90862 are taken sequentially over 2 terms.
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Study Period Commencement:
Term 1, Term 3
Term 2, Term 4
1. The Selection Committee will evaluate the applicant’s ability to pursue the course successfully using the following criteria –
2. The Selection Committee may conduct interviews and tests and may call for referee reports or employer references to elucidate any of the matters referred to above.
3. Previous graduates of the MGSE MTeach will not be eligible for entry to this course.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The core participation requirements for study in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education are:
Graduates may progress to a range of other graduate coursework programs. The Professional Certificate is embedded within the Master of Clinical Teaching, and graduates may choose to progress to complete the Masters degree.
The Professional Certificate in Teaching (Clinical) will enable graduates to achieve the following University of Melbourne Graduate Attributes:
Academically excellent: Graduates will develop a research and evidence-based knowledge of learning, teaching, professional learning, and educational culture and climate. They will demonstrate a high level of achievement in writing, generic research activities, problem-solving and communication.
Knowledgeable across disciplines: Graduates will examine critically, synthesise and evaluate knowledge across a broad range of disciplines, particularly those with relevance to their education setting. They will expand their analytical and cognitive skills through learning experiences and have the capacity to participate fully in collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problems.
Attuned to cultural diversity: Graduates of the Professional Certificate in Teaching (Clinical) will be working within organisations characterised by cultural and other forms of diversity. This is reflected in such overarching documents as the Australian Charter for the Teaching Profession, the Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young People and the various national professional teaching standards and curriculum documents. Graduates will value different cultures and be well-informed citizens able to contribute to their communities wherever they choose to live and work. They will have an understanding of the social and cultural diversity in our community and respect indigenous knowledge, cultures and values.
Active global citizens: Graduates of the Professional Certificate in Teaching (Clinical) will accept social and civic responsibilities and attempt to inculcate these values in those with whom they work. They will recognise that education is the best means we have of opening the doors of opportunity for people and of ameliorating the effects of inequity and disadvantage.
In addition to developing skills specific to the Professional Certificate in Teaching (Clinical), graduates will develop the following generic skills:
|Links to further information:||http://education.unimelb.edu.au/study_with_us/professional_development/course_list|
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