This unit of study is the culmination of the Bachelor of Education for Year 4 graduating teachers. It will be workshop-based and enable Year 4 pre-service teachers to work with colleagues, principals, centre directors, other school and early childhood service leaders, both early childhood and primary teachers in completing graduation requirements.

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EEC4106 - Practice in Partnership

AEB4251 - Understanding the Teaching Profession

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Critically analyse, their understanding of the legal and organisational responsibilities required of the beginning teacher in primary school settings  
  2. Articulate an understanding of the organisational and system conditions of teacher's work needed to make judgements about possible employment situations  
  3. Prepare a convincing application for relevant teaching in educational settings  


Assessment type Description Grade
Assignment Group activity to respond to the perceptions of the profession 20%
Research Paper Developing a resume and application in response to a perceived advertised position 30%
Assignment Assignment analysis of Key Selection Criteria 50%
Successful completion of this unit also requires: 1. Satisfactory mid-year project partnership report. 2. An approved applied curriculum project plan.

Required reading

Teaching - Making a difference,
Churchill, R Ferguson, P Godinho, S Johnson, NF Keddie, A Letts, W Mackay, J McGill M Moss, J Nagel, MC Nicholson, P & Vick, M 2011,

Further links to recommended readings and resources for this unit will be provided to students via the Learning Management System (VU Collaborate)

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