Preservice teachers will undertake an extended period of professional experience that is the final preparation to enter the teaching profession as activist and critical teachers that enact the broad justice principles of social inclusion and respecting difference. Preservice teachers will undertake 30 days of professional experience with a qualified childhood teacher mentor within an early childhood setting, working collaboratively with staff, families and the community. Preservice teachers will articulate and connect their philosophical and theoretical standpoints to generate illustrations of practice in the domains of teaching; Professional, knowledge, professional practice and professional engagement.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
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This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):