TEAC 7111 Professional Project

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 102163

Coordinator Christine Johnston Opens in new window

Description Professional project enables students to engage in an intensive study of an aspect of work related learning in order to develop, implement or improve some aspect of current professional or personal practice. It provides opportunities for students to use research skills and related theory directly as they implement a practice-based research-informed project within their own areas of specialisation. Students will be required to consult, present 'work in progress' and prepare a final report for a suitable audience.

School Education

Discipline Teacher Education

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp

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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject

Pre-requisite(s) TEAC 7115

Equivalent Subjects TEAC 7055 - Independent Studies – Practice in Context


Students must be enrolled in 1726 Master of Education (Leadership), 1720 Master of Inclusive Education or 1723 Master of Education (Social Ecology). Students enrolled in Graduate Certificates in School of Education programs are not permitted to enrol in this subject.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  1. Critically analyse their own personal or professional practice;
  2. Identify theoretical assumptions underpinning the areas and issues in the study;
  3. Evaluate research literature and determine its relevance for practice;
  4. Implement a project which applies research skills to develop or improve current practice;
  5. Critique the project and its links to the disciplinary field

Subject Content

Unit content will be individualised according to the students?f project needs. Specific project content, negotiated with peers and lecturers/mentors, should be directly relevant to and enhancing their personal professional knowledge practice.


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
Presentation: Conference/Seminar presentation and formative report 20 minutes to present & 1,500 words 40 N Individual
Report: Independent study report 3,500 words 60 N Individual
Project: Professional project final report 5,000 words 100 N Individual

Teaching Periods




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