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012238 Professional Experience 8: Reflecting on Educational Practice

6cp; availability: not offered to exchange and study abroad students
Requisite(s): ((012235 Professional Experience 5: Teaching Students with Special Educational Needs OR 023155 Professional Experience 5: Teaching Students with Special Educational Needs) AND 012236 Professional Experience 6: Programming and Assessing in Education AND 012237 Professional Experience 7: Meeting the English Language Needs of Learners AND (012231 Professional Experience 1: Beginning Teaching OR 023151 Professional Experience 1: Beginning Teaching Issues in the Primary School OR 028230 Professional Experience 1: Preparation for Teaching) AND (012232 Professional Experience 2: Developing Classroom Management OR 023152 Professional Experience 2: Developing Classroom Management OR 028231 Professional Experience 2: Introduction to Classroom Management) AND 012233 Professional Experience 3: Integrating Learning Technologies AND 012234 Professional Experience 4: Integrating Diverse Contexts in Education)
Anti-requisite(s): 94680 Entering Professional Life (6cp) AND 94681 Entering Professional Life (8cp)



The subject aims to challenge students' thinking and understanding of crucial aspects of the work of the teacher in the primary school, and develop skills in applying current practices, grounded in a critical awareness of recent literature in the field. To this end, Professional Experience 8 engages students in the completion of two 5-week modules: Module One - Class Management in a School Context which will critically examine how effective classroom management strategies are located within a school-wide approach to student discipline and welfare; and Module Two - NSW Quality Teaching Program: A pedagogical practices framework for professional dialogue to improve students' academic and social outcomes. Throughout the subject, articulation between campus- and field-based elements are also highlighted.

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