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Supervised Professional Experience 3: Ready to Teach

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: EDU80015

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week

About this unit

This is the final of three professional experience units in the Master of Teaching (Primary). In this unit pre-service teachers will undertake a 20 day professional experience in a primary school under the supervision of an approved mentor. Pre-service will involve themselves in the life of the school and reflect on their practice and performance supported by their in school mentor and university academic staff. Within this unit pre-service teachers must demonstrate that they are ready to teach within a primary school. Pre-service will be required to demonstrate competence against all elements of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: (APST) Graduate stage. This is a requirement for graduation.


  • Australian Professional Standards for Teachers 1-7 (Graduate)
  • Engagement in a professional experience under the guidance of a qualified mentor teacher
  • Understanding and supporting student diversity
  • Assessment, feedback and reporting
  • Developing collaborative working practices
  • Critical reflection of teaching performance
  • Innovative learning environments
  • Working with families and the wider community
  • Professional organisations and networking
  • Teacher registration
  • Code of Conduct
  • Code of Ethics
  • Completing the GTPA Preparation Assessment
  • Completing the GTPA Portfolio Assessment
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Relevant national and/or state or territory curriculum
  • English / Literacy / Reading Instruction

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