Available in 2017
Course code



10 units


6000 level

Course handbook


This course introduces students to Teaching within the secondary mathematics classroom and requires students to complete a fifteen day practicum within a secondary school. Students are expected to critically reflect on their teaching giving consideration to their personal philosophy of teaching.

Availability2017 Course Timetables

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  • Semester 1 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. plan a series of lessons within the context of a unit of work that would meet the needs of a class of secondary students;

2. apply concepts and methods related to models of teaching and learning such as the Quality Teaching Model;

3. deliver a series of lessons within a secondary school that meets the needs of a variety of students; and

4. critically reflect on their teaching with consideration given to models of learning, teaching and development.


  • Working within the structure of the K-12 Syllabus in NSW
  • Theories of teaching and learning including the Quality Teaching Model
  • Application of a lesson design and unit of work
  • Role and value of their subject area in society, with applications to teaching in a secondary context
  • Common issues related to secondary schooling
  • Critically reflecting on educative practice.

Assessment items

Project: Critical Reflection of Practicum

Written Assignment: Evaluation of Practicum Lessons

Contact hours

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Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term