This unit gives pre-service teachers a critical overview of teachers' professional responsibilities as preschool directors and teachers and staff in schools and in school systems. The emphasis of the unit is ensuring that graduating pre-service teachers are aware of the organisational and legal conditions of teachers' work in forming relationships with and teaching students, planning and managing curriculum and pedagogy and in working with colleagues with both schools and early childhood leadership teams.

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AEB4212 - Joining the Teaching Profession

EEC4106 - Practice in Partnership

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Articulate a personal definition of active and collaborative teacher professionalism containing a personal and social commitment to students and the enhancement of education  
  2. Contribute to school and student learning by demonstrating the active and collaborative teacher professionalism expected of a graduating teacher.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Assignment Group proposal 20%
Research Paper Research paper 30%
Assignment Assignment analysis of Key Selection Criteria 50%

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