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Unit of Study TCH30001 - Casual Teaching (2020)

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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 analyse the role of the casual teacher in schools through reference to statutory regulations, industry guidelines, government data and professional literature related to casual teaching
2 appraise and compare the various casual teaching options available including the ‘casual by choice’ career in Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary settings
3 formulate strategies for securing casual teaching in a range of settings and plan for ongoing professional development and accreditation
4 develop strategies to build professional resilience
5 link classroom management knowledge to specific needs of the casual teaching role
6 create a portfolio of practical resources in preparation for casual teaching in varied settings

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

  1. analyse the role of the casual teacher in schools through reference to statutory regulations, industry guidelines, government data and professional literature related to casual teaching
    • GA1:
  2. appraise and compare the various casual teaching options available including the ‘casual by choice’ career in Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary settings
    • GA5:
  3. formulate strategies for securing casual teaching in a range of settings and plan for ongoing professional development and accreditation
    • GA5:
  4. develop strategies to build professional resilience
    • GA5:
  5. link classroom management knowledge to specific needs of the casual teaching role
    • GA5:
  6. create a portfolio of practical resources in preparation for casual teaching in varied settings
    • GA2:

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.