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ED4388 - Fourth Year Professional Experience A (Singapore)

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Students must enrol in ED4090 or ED4190 or ED4293 in the same study period as ED4488. Subject available only to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) at JCU Singapore and who complete professional experience in non-Australian schools.

This subject is part of the developmental curriculum for Professional Experience within the Bachelor of Education program. Students will complete 5 (five) days of professional orientation which may include engaging in whole group visits to education settings and seminars with education leaders. All students will be placed in a school and attend for 15 allocated days, completing a range of activities to develop an understanding of the complexities of teachers roles.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate a commitment to use a repertoire of language and literacy skills appropriate to the teaching profession;
  • develop an understanding of school settings and how they operate over a school term;
  • use professional standards to critically assess professional growth;
  • integrate and begin to articulate knowledge of policies, research and practices and own personal practice consistent with employing authorities and school policies and procedures and legal and ethical obligations of teachers;
  • identify, value, analyse and support a range of learner diversity, including learners with special educational needs, in a school setting.

Subject Assessment

    Special Assessment Requirements

    In order to meet requirements of this subject you must complete 20 days of allocated professional experience and 5 days on campus professional orientation

    Prerequisites: ED3388 and ED4090 and allow concurrent for ED4090.


    JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
    Census Date 08-Apr-2021
    Workload expectations:
    • 6 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
    • 25 days professional Experience

    JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
    Census Date 02-Dec-2021
    Workload expectations:
    • 6 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
    • 25 days professional Experience

    Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.