In this course students will explore child and adolescent development, student well-being, mental health, and their relationship to the management of learning; principles and practices for establishing a productive learning environment; and frameworks and models for understanding and responding to a range of challenging student behaviours. The course provides opportunities for pre-service Secondary teachers to analyse school policies; to plan and teach lessons using a variety of technologies and strategies; assess student learning; and to evaluate their own classroom management beliefs and practices through a full-time 15 day block of professional experience in a Secondary school setting.
Not currently offered.
This Course was last offered in Semester 1 - 2014.
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Apply frameworks for understanding and interpreting professional practice;
2. Reflect upon their teaching using the NSW Quality Teaching model as a professional learning tool;
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles, policies, and practices for establishing and maintaining a productive learning environment;
4. Demonstrate their attainment of graduate teacher standards through professional experience;
5. Teach their subject methods using a variety of strategies and technologies; and
6. Engage in the full life of school including student sport, playground supervision, faculty/grade/stage meetings and school activities and functions.
- Child and adolescent development, student well-being and mental health.
- Principles, policies and practices for establishing a productive learning environment that supports the positive participation of all students in the educational activities of the school.
- Frameworks and models for understanding and responding to a range of challenging student behaviours.
- Graduate Teacher Standards.
Review of Progress
This course is a compulsory program requirement for students in the following program(s):
- Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) / Bachelor of Fine Art (12217)
- Bachelor of Teaching (Second) / Bachelor of Hlth and Physical Education (12218)
- Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) / Bachelor of Science (12219)
- Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) / Bachelor of Technology (12220)
- Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) / Bachelor of Mathematics (12223)
In addition to meeting the University's overall requirements for academic progression, students enrolled in these program(s) must satisfactorily complete this course in order to progress in their program.
This course replaces EDUC2039. If you have successfully completed EDUC2039 you cannot enrol in this course.
Students must have completed 60 units
60 units including EDUC1008 and EDUC2101, and 1 specialist studies methods course (EDUC2036 or EDUC2050 or EDUC2060 or EDUC2136 or EDUC2143 or EDUC2071 or EDUC1203 or EDUC1090 or EDUC2052 or EDUC2145
Written Assignment: Design and Evaluate a Lesson
Portfolio: Reflective Portfolio
Report: Professional Experience Report *
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:
General Course Requirements:
- Lecture: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions.
- Practicum: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. - 15 day full time professional experience component in a school
- Tutorial: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions.
Course Assessment Requirements:
- Report: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.
- Child Protection Awareness Training - Students must complete approved child protection awareness training.
- Working with Children - A national criminal history check and review of findings of misconduct involving children, required for any child-related work.
- Anaphylaxis Training - Students must complete approved anaphylaxis training.