Partnership experience is the context for this unit. Pre-service teachers bring their deep knowledge of early childhood as they are introduced to the primary school setting, gaining knowledge of AusVELS and how it relates to the developmental, learning and educational needs of children in a primary school.

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ECE2001 - Practice in Partnership 1


AEB3167 - Language and Literacy in Primary

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Articulate and justify the requirements of teaching in a primary school setting;  
  2. Demonstrate understanding of AusVELS and how it matches needs identified in early childhood;  
  3. Show familiarity with school focused policies and programs, including those focussed on the ethical use of ICT in teaching programs;  
  4. Identify the structure and functions of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development; and  
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the purpose of providing timely and appropriate feedback to students about their learning.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Assignment My teaching philosophy 20%
Assignment Reflection Praxis Inquiry 30%
Portfolio Placement portfolio 50%
A satisfactory partnership (placement) report is required for successful completion of this unit. Refer to The Essentials Year 3 for Partnership Placement Requirements.

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