You will develop skills needed to secure employment, these include preparing job applications, responding to selection criteria, interview techniques and awareness of professional networks and professional learning opportunities. There will be a developing awareness of the transferable skills that are gained through completing a Bachelor of Education, and how these can be applied to a range of other professions, which includes engaging with professional teaching and broader networks. You will engage in professional experience in Primary or Secondary school, where you will demonstrate an understanding of the rationale for continued professional learning and the implications for improved student learning by refining your ability to organise content into effective teaching sequences, set achievable goals for students and demonstrate your ability to effective use a range of resources. You will also demonstrate the capacity to interpret student assessment data to evaluate student learning and modify teaching practice.
You will engage in professional experience in Primary or Secondary school, where you will refine your ability to organise content into effective teaching sequences, set achievable goals for students and demonstrate your ability to effective use a range of resources.
This unit connects with the course intentions of guaranteeing that graduate teachers have deep and connected understandings of the content they are teaching and the pedagogical approaches for implementing the curriculum, in addition to engaging professionally with colleagues, parents, carers and the community. This unit also connects to the course learning outcomes of displaying competence and sophistication in a range of oral and written communication techniques, including in the use of Information and Communication Technologies, to engage and connect with students, their parents/carers and the wider community, as well as recognition of the importance of fostering students' creative skills, and problem solving strategies to prepare them to confront and pro-actively solve 21st Century challenges, and the application of critical understandings of the changing nature of society to the development of educational policies, curriculum, pedagogy and assessment processes relevant to students' needs.
Successful completion of the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Education (LANTITE) for students enrolled in EBED only. This unit is only for Education students undertaking the courses EBED, ABED and HBED.
|1.||Articulate their understandings of the legislative, administrative and organisational requirements of teachers' work, including policies and processes required for teachers according to school stage, and the key principles described in codes of ethics and conduct for the teaching profession, including seeking and applying constructive feedback from mentors and teachers to improve teaching practices;|
|2.||Document a personal definition of active and collaborative teacher professionalism containing a personal and social commitment to students and the enhancement of education;|
|3.||Articulate a broad knowledge of educational practices, including the ability to organise content into an effective learning and teaching sequences, manage curriculum and pedagogy, and demonstrate the capacity to interpret student assessment data to evaluate student learning and modify teaching practice, including understand strategies for working effectively, sensitively and confidentially with parents/carers;|
|4.||Confidently and competently participate in the process of seeking and gaining employment in educational or other relevant professional settings, which requires understanding the role of external professionals and community representatives in broadening teachers' professional knowledge and practice; and|
|Assignment||Evidence of Professional Engagement||30%|
|Report||AfGT Element 1-3||70%|
Teaching challenges and dilemmas. 2011
Groundwater-Smith, S. Ewing, R & Le Cornu, R.
Cengage Learning; Australia
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