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ECP327 - Professional Experience 4 (Primary School 1)

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:J Moles



Students must be enrolled in course E330

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students will also be required to attend a 25 day teaching practicum and 3 x 3 hour intensives.


This unit will provide students with opportunities to teach observe interactions between teachers and children during the primary school years. It will give students the opportunity to apply the child development theories in Child Development 2 and compare development across a wider age range than previously experienced  In a supervised practicum, students will  observe, assess and engage with children, teachers and will be able to critically analyse and reflect on the components of quality environments and programmes. Students will be able to make critical connections between theory and practice, and incorporate their understandings about the National Curriculum and the Graduate Standards for Teachers in the context of their own competencies. The unit will provide opportunities to manage the behaviour of children in school contexts and reflect on the differences between working with children under the age of five in child care and preschool.


Task 1: Reflective journal, 40%, 1600 words

Task 2: Planning for learning, 60%, 2400 words

Hurdle Requirement: Assessing the Professional experience
For students enrolled in School of Education courses, the professional experience component is assessed primarily by the class-based teacher who advises the Unit Chair.  Satisfactory completion of the Professional Experience component is compulsory in order for the student to progress.

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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