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Further Information

  • Timetables

Contacts

Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary)
  • Contact: Elis Sinclair
  • Phone: (+61 8) 6488 2267
  • Fax: (+61 8) 6488 1052
Grad Dip Ed/ Master of Teaching (Secondary)
  • Contact: Jodie Basham
  • Phone: (+61 8) 6488 3640
  • Fax: (+61 8) 6488 1052
Grad Dip Ed (School Psychology)
  • Contact: Edwina Eassie
  • Phone: (+61 8) 6488 8736
  • Fax: (+61 8) 6488 1052

School holidays

The Department of Education has prepared a list of school holiday dates.

There is a lot of essential information you should review prior to undertaking your professional practice placement.

2019 professional practice dates

Each course has different professional practice dates. Pre-service teachers must be available during the scheduled professional practice periods as per the Graduate School of Education calendar. Pre-service teachers are required to give a full-time commitment to the school at which they are undertaking their practicum during the scheduled days.:

  1. Master of Teaching (Secondary) Accelerated/Graduate Diploma in Education
  2. Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary)
  3. Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Master of Teaching (Secondary) Accelerated/Graduate Diploma in Education

Semester 1

  • School Orientation day:
    • Wednesday 22 May 2019
  • 6 week block: Monday 27 May 2019 - Friday 5 July 2019

Semester 2

  • 6 week block dates
  • 19 August 2019 - 27 September 2019

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    Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary)

    First year

    Orientation Professional Practice

    Semester 1 - three distributed days and a three week block:

    • Three distributed days:
      • 9 May 2019
      • 16 May 2019
      • 23 May 2019
    • Three week block: 27 May 2019 - 14 June 2019

    Exploration Professional Practice

    Semester 2 - two distributed days and a three week block:

    • Distributed days:
      • 17 October 2019
      • 18 October 2019
    • Three week block: 21 October 2019 - 9 November 2019

    Second year

    Immersion Professional Practice

    Semester 1 – five distributed days and a six week block
    • Five distributed days:
      • 9 May 2019
      • 16 May 2019
      • 17 May 2019
      • 23 May 2019
      • 24 May 2019
    • 6 week block: 27 May 2019 - 5 July 2019

    Semester 2 - Intervention for Learning (EDUC5509)

    • 26 August 2019 to 6 September 2019

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    Master of Teaching (Secondary)

    First year

    Seven weeks spread across the year.

    Prac A Part 1-

    • School orientation day:
      • 22 May 2019
    • Four week block: 27 May 2019 - 21 June 2019

    Prac A Part 2 - three week block:

    • Three week block: 19 August 2019 - 6 September 2019

    Second year

     

    Semester 1:

    • School Orientation Day:
      • 22 May 2019
    • 6 week block: 27 May 2019 - 5 July 2019

    Semester 2 - Intervention for Learning in Years 7 -10 (EDUC5515)

    • 26 August 2019 - 6 September 2019