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Professional practice

 

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

Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) Accelerated

First year (Accelerated)

Same as for the 2 year course structure below 


Second year

Immersion Professional Practice

Semester 1 – five distributed days and a six week block
  • Five distributed days:
    • 26 March 2020
    • 27 March 2020
    • 2 April 2020
    • 3 April 2020
    • 9 April 2020
  • 6 week block: 28 April 2020 - 2 June 2020
Semester 1 –Intervention for Learning (EDUC5509)

  • Five full days: 8 June 2020 - 12 June 2020 

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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:
    • 7 May 2020
    • 14 May 2020
    • 21 May 2020
  • Three week block: 25 May 2020 - 12 June 2020

Exploration Professional Practice

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

  • Distributed days:
    • 6 August 2020
    • 13 August 2020
  • Three week block: 17 August 2020 - 4 September 2020

Second year

Immersion Professional Practice

Semester 1 – five distributed days and a six week block
  • Five distributed days:
    • 7 May 2020
    • 14 May 2020
    • 15 May 2020
    • 21 May 2020
    • 22 May 2020
  • 6 week block: 25 May 2020 - 3 July 2020

Semester 2 - Intervention for Learning (EDUC5509)

  • Five full days, ten half days, or equivalent: 24 August 2020 to 4 September 2020

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

Semester 1

  • School Orientation day:
    • Wednesday 20 May 2020
  • 6 week block: Monday 25 May 2020 - Friday 3 July 2020

Semester 2

  • 6 week block dates
  • 17 August 2020 - 25 September 2020

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    Master of Teaching (Secondary)

    First year

    Seven weeks spread across the year.

    Prac A Part 1-

    • School orientation day:
      • 20 May 2020
    • Four week block: 25 May 2020 - 19 June 2020

    Prac A Part 2 - three week block:

    • Three week block: 17 August 2020 - 4 September 2020

    Second year

     

    Semester 1:

    • School Orientation Day:
      • 20 May 2020
    • 6 week block: 25 May 2020 - 3 July 2020

    Semester 2 - Intervention for Learning in Years 7 -12 (EDUC5515)

    • 24 August 2020 - 4 September 2020