EDFD462 - Transition into the Profession

10 cp
Prerequisites:
Nil
Teaching Organisation:
Nil

This unit examines the concepts and practices of the profession including systems, structures, legislation and teacher standards that impact on teaching practice; current political and sociocultural trends in education that shape pre-service teachers’ understandings and preparedness as they transition into the teaching profession. This unit critically investigates professional practice, roles and responsibilities, professional partnerships, and concepts of accountability in teachers’ work. A range of curriculum perspective will be explored including, literacy, numeracy, ICT, indigenous and intercultural understanding. Students will consolidate evidence of their professional work practice in a substantive body of work and develop a critical investigation of their practice as a teacher.