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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

This subject is part of the developmental curriculum for Professional Experience in schools within the Bachelor of Education program. Early Childhood students will complete three (3) allocated weeks (15 days) of Professional Experience in a school setting. All students will complete a range of activities to assure the Australian Professional Standards for Graduate Teachers are met.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate a commitment to use a repertoire of language, literacy and numeracy skills appropriate to the teaching profession;
  • demonstrate a broad understanding of professional knowledge and practices, Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at Graduate Level and other regulatory frameworks, relevant to practice in the field of ECE, Primary and Secondary Education and use these to critically assess professional growth;
  • articulate and integrate into practice knowledge of policies, procedures, legal and ethical considerations, and research consistent with requirements of employing authorities;
  • identify, value, analyse and support a range of learner diversity, including learners with special educational needs, in a school and prior to a school setting.

Subject Assessment

  • Satisfactory completion of all Professional Experience requirements.

Special Assessment Requirements

Early Childhood Education Preservice Teachers are required to complete 15 consecutive days of Professional Experience. Students must attain a Satisfactory grading Minimum of Developing Towards Graduate Level in all descriptors against the Professional Experience QPERF Report in order to pass this subject. Submission of the QPERF Report is a requirement to pass this subject. On-campus mandatory attendance at five (5) days of Professional orientation, which will include professional development.

Prerequisites: 21 CP of level 3 Subjects (must include ED3097 OR ED3388)


JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Placement/fieldwork
Census Date 05-Aug-2021
Lecturer: Ms Elaine Chia.
Workload expectations:
  • 6 hours placement
  • 20 days professional Experience

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Placement/fieldwork
Census Date 02-Dec-2021
Lecturer: Ms Elaine Chia.
Workload expectations:
  • 6 hours placement
  • 20 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.