Faculty of Education

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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3 points, SCA Band 1, 0.0625 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedPeninsula Second semester 2014 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Judy Williams


This unit is a fieldwork unit and locates students in the life and culture of the school. It will prepare students for their professional practice by giving them the opportunities to plan and implement whole programs, design and manage learning environments, and develop professional relationships with students, other colleagues, parents and the wider community. Utilising information and communication technologies, in planning for and delivering sessions forms part of this unit. The professional placement enables the students to refine and research their own practice and recognise what constitutes best practice in the profession.


Upon successful completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. plan, implement and evaluate learning programs
  2. design and manage learning environments
  3. develop professional relationships with students
  4. liaise with colleagues, parents and community bodies
  5. document their professional learning and experience.


Placement will be minimum 10 and maximum 15 days (total of 50 days over length of course).


This unit is graded pass grade only (PGO)
Successful completion of placement and allied tasks (1000 words or equivalent, 50%)
A portfolio (1000 words or equivalent, 50%)

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload comprises:
(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:
+ 10 -15 days of professional placement