Placement Education Setting

Thank you for supporting a Swinburne University student during their placement. This site provides all placement related information for Pre-service Teacher Coordinators and Mentor Teachers.

Placement Expectations

  • Pre-service teachers are required to shadow their mentor teacher and attend on a full time basis or a minimum of 38 hours per week. This also must include a minimum of 25 hours contact time with children per week
  • Placements cannot be completed in a school or early childhood setting where Pre-service Teachers are are employed or where their family members or close friends are employed or attend
  • Placements must be completed in a consecutive block.

General Information

Professional Experience Handbook

Claim for Payment Information

Education Courses

Please select the Pre-service Teachers course for further details. The Pre-service Teachers course information is detailed on the Acceptance of Placement Form.

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)

Bachelor of Education (Primary)

Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Primary)

Master of Teaching (Primary)