PR535.300 Professional Practice: Supported Teaching Secondary (20 days)
PR635.300 Professional Practice: Supported Teaching Secondary (25 days)


ED623.306 Information Communications Technology and Design
ED724.306 Learners, Educators and Social Contexts

Major and minor study sequence in specialist teaching areas

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

The third professional experience is a block of 25 consecutive days in a school (secondary) during the first semester of the fourth year. In this and the following practicum, the students, under the supervision of the Mentor Teacher, are required to teach the full class for a substantial part of the time. Students will attend a preparation class prior to the placement and a debriefing class after completing the placement, both are on-campus classes.

Mentor Teachers will provide advice and support for the pre-service teachers and will assess their teaching against the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers - Graduates.

As pre-service teachers progress through the Professional Experience, they are expected to demonstrate increasing competence and professional growth. All pre-service teachers are to become well immersed with school life.

Pre-service teachers are required to incorporate digital technologies in their teaching, learning, preparation and assessment practices displaying improving personal proficiency.

Teaching Strategies

Unit offerings

Face to face: (Demand based)
Face to face: Semester 1, 2021; Semester 2, 2021; Semester 1, 2022; Semester 2, 2022; Semester 1, 2023; Semester 2, 2023; Semester 1, 2024; Semester 2, 2024; Semester 1, 2025; Semester 2, 2025; Semester 1, 2026, and Semester 2, 2026 (Every Year, Semester 1 and 2)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.