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Unit of Study EDU10716 - Professional Development in Education (2015)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Advanced

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 knowledge, respect and understanding of the social, ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds and how these factors may affect learning
2 knowledge and understanding of students' skills, interests and prior achievements and their impact on learning
3 knowledge of the available professional development opportunities and the importance of personal planning to ongoing professional growth
4 an understanding of the importance of involving parents and caregivers in the educative process and the use of a number of strategies to seek that involvement
5 the capacity to work effectively with external professionals, teachers' aides and community-based personnel to enhance student learning opportunities
6 the capacity to liaise, communicate and interact effectively and appropriately with parents, caregivers, colleagues, industry and the local community. On completion of Professional Experience III, students should have achieved the Graduate Teacher Standards.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. knowledge, respect and understanding of the social, ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds and how these factors may affect learning
    • GA7:
  2. knowledge and understanding of students' skills, interests and prior achievements and their impact on learning
    • GA7:
  3. knowledge of the available professional development opportunities and the importance of personal planning to ongoing professional growth
    • GA5:
  4. an understanding of the importance of involving parents and caregivers in the educative process and the use of a number of strategies to seek that involvement
    • GA6:
  5. the capacity to work effectively with external professionals, teachers' aides and community-based personnel to enhance student learning opportunities
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
  6. the capacity to liaise, communicate and interact effectively and appropriately with parents, caregivers, colleagues, industry and the local community. On completion of Professional Experience III, students should have achieved the Graduate Teacher Standards.
    • GA6:

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