TEAC 4009 Professional Practice 3-5 years

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 102686

Coordinator Denise Fraser Opens in new window

Description This unit begins with an intensive on-campus series of workshops. The unit is the final professional experience unit in the Bachelor of Education (Birth - 5 Years), comprising of a 35-day placement with children aged 3-5 years. It has a strong focus on pedagogical leadership, initiating and sustaining collaborative partnerships with staff, children and families, and implementation of integrated curriculum through effective programming and planning. The unit facilitates in-depth investigation and critical thinking, preparing students to connect to children's social worlds and provide innovative, inclusive and meaningful learning environments. This unit requires students to apply the principles, practices and outcomes of Belonging, Being and Becoming: The Early Years Learning Framework for Australia.

School Education

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 4 subject

Pre-requisite(s) TEAC 4008

Co-requisite(s) TEAC 4004

Special Requirements

Legislative pre-requisites

Prior to enrolling in this subject, pre-service teachers must have satisfactorily completed online Child Protection Awareness Training, have a current Working with Children Check, and the online course ASCIA Anaphylaxis: Australasian childcare.


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Professional Placement Performance (Submission of Report) 35 days placement S/US Y Individual
Professional Placement Performance 35 days placement S/US Y Individual

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