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EEE401 - Professional Relationships

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):.75
EFTSL value:0.094
Unit chair:J Lang
Campus contact:

J Lang (Burwood (Melbourne))

E El Hachem (Waurn Ponds (Geelong))

V Stevens (Warrnambool)




EEP401 or EEY401. For students enrolled in course E359.3 only

Incompatible with: EXE505, EEE505, EXE401
Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week.


This is the fifth of six units in the Education Studies Major. This unit seeks to deepen understanding of the teaching task through the study of professional relationships within the school and the place of schools in the wider social, economic and political context. The unit focuses on professionalism as both individual and collegial practice and is concerned with respecting and valuing difference and issues of social justice. The factors influencing the changing nature of teaching as a profession are surveyed. The collegial and ethical responsibilities of being a professional educator and lifelong learner in rapidly changing environments are investigated.


Task 1: Diversity in Assessment: Analysing Functions & Roles. Equivalent to 1600 words (40%)

Task 2: Designing Assessment for Learning. Equivalent to 2400 words (60%)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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