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ED2388 - Second Year Professional Experience (Singapore)

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Education (pre 2015)

Available only to students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)at JCUSingapore and who complete professional experience in non-Australian schools.

This subject is part of the developmental curriculum for professional experience within the BEd program. In schools and professional settings relevant to their specialist sector (Early Childhood Education), students will compile a resource folder of materials based on purposeful observations, data gathering, planning, teaching, and managing learning environments within an ethic of care, and where appropriate in multi-age contexts. Students will collaborate, co-plan and co-teach with school-based teacher educators, starting with small groups and leading to whole class teaching episodes. By the end of professional experience, students will have taught not less than the equivalent of twelve (12) 30 minute lessons.

Learning Outcomes

  • with the support of the supervising teacher, plan, teach, manage and evaluate to achieve outcomes for all learners, within an ethic of care, and within the context of the school/centre framework;
  • contribute to productive relationships with a range of members of the educational community of the practicum;
  • within a school/centre collate a folder of information relating to varied approaches to theories and practices of establishing and maintaining effective engaging and supporting learning and teaching environments.
Prerequisites: ED2491 and allow concurrent for ED2491


JCU Singapore, Limited, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Face to face teaching (Block week practicum: 24 to 28 November 2014 and 1 to 5 December 2014 (2 x 40 hours = 80 hours) 8am to 4pm - 10 days)
Workload expectations:
  • 4 hours lectures
  • 10 days professional experience
Assessment: satisfactory completion of professional experience - assessment on satisfactory/ unsatisfactory basis.
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must attend for the required number of days towards meeting requirements for registration by Queensland College of Teachers

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