This subject requires you to do a practical placement, please see Additional Requirements for more information.

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Teaching Development 2: PrEx 15 days

Undergraduate | UNE-EDUC206 | 2024

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Study method
Online & on-campus
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
16 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
24 June 2024

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Teaching Development 2: PrEx 15 days

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate an understanding of foundational theories of how children learn (GTSD 1.2.1);
    2. formulate, apply, and evaluate strategies and principles for effective pedagogy, assessment (including moderation), and inclusion. (GTSD 1.3.1, 3.1.1, 3.3.1, 5.1.1, 5.3.1);
    3. create quality learning environments and positive classroom behaviour, including a range of verbal and non-verbal communication strategies (GTSD 3.5.1, 4.2.1, 4.3.1);
    4. apply practical approaches for fostering positive relationships with students and positive classroom management, taking into account students’ diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds (GTSD 1.3.1, 4.3.1);
    5. demonstrate an understanding of the role of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and the need to engage with constructive feedback from supervisors and teachers to improve teaching practices. (GTSD 6.1.1, 6.3.1); and
    6. demonstrate competence during professional placement in a primary school setting (GTSD 3.3.1, 4.2.1, 6.3.1).

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • UNE-SPE-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Special and Inclusive Education (Primary)

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
  • Placement requirements - This subject requires contact with children in an educational setting. Before entering the setting all students must have completed online Anaphylaxis training, an online Child Protection module, and have obtained a valid NSW Working with Children Check clearance (for those students wishing to complete their placement in NSW) or equivalent check (for those students wishing to complete their placement outside NSW). Please see the Office for Professional Learning Important Information webpage for more information. Placements are completed during dates designated by the School of Education and published by The Office for Professional Learning on the OPL's Moodle PREXUS site. This subject addresses Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the Graduate Stage, otherwise referred to as Graduate Teacher Standard Descriptors (GTSD).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements:
  • Other requirements -

    Textbook requirements:
    Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
    Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
    Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

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