Launceston, Cradle Coast
Work in this unit represents a culmination of your teacher education journey and is an important bridge to your ongoing development as a professional. Through engagement with a range of blended learning activities and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (graduate level) you will participate in, and lead, a range of learning experiences designed to help you transition from pre-service teacher to beginning teacher as you enter the profession, nationally and internationally. The unit focuses on the task of preparing you for the workplace with an emphasis on critical reflection in relation to theory and professional practice in the 21st Century. You will reflect on your academic and professional experiences throughout the course, which will enable you to refine your approach to learning and teaching. Through a process of planning, teaching, assessing, reflecting and appraising impact of teaching during your final Professional Experience placement, you will clearly and coherently communicate an independent exposition of your professional learning through the completion of the Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA).
|Unit name||Preparing for the Profession|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||070199|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
ESH303, and one of ESH200, ESH300, ESH307, ESP200,
Please note – ESH306 Preparing for the Profession is the co-requisite theory unit for the final Professional Experience placement within each ITE course. These units are ESH300/ESH301 (Primary), ESP300 (Health and Physical Education) and ESH308 (Early Childhood). Co-requisite units must be enrolled in concurrently.
This unit takes a blended learning approach which requires you to undertake activities (including lectures, videos, podcasts, and activities) prior to face to face tutorial classes and/or discussion board/other interactions for online students.
Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (100%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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