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The Professional Educator: Developing Teacher Identity

Undergraduate | CUR-EDC163 | 2024

Discover what the teaching profession means to you and reflect on how this might inform your teaching career. Measure your confidence in what you’ll be teaching. Maximise academic integrity, form your teaching identity, and build your portfolio.  

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100% online
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Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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The Professional Educator: Developing Teacher Identity

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. assess personal levels of competence and confidence about language and literacy and successfully implement a plan to meet required standards
    2. demonstrate understanding of academic integrity practices within the learning context in relation to conduct, values, communication and protocols
    3. analyse potential challenges and resources related to developing resilience as an educator
    4. appraise, in the context of developing teacher identities, one’s own ethical and socio-cultural values with particular consideration of the planetary citizenship of educators; cultural diversity and Indigenous peoples’ knowledges and cultures; and the ethical and legislative responsibilities of educators
    5. employ knowledge of the Graduate Teacher Standards to establish initial content for a digital professional portfolio; and identify and adopt a reflective practice model to guide its ongoing development.

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0.125 EFTSL
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