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EEE753 - Becoming a Professional Educator

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:S Bennett

Completion of 8 credit points and must have passed the units EEE751, EEE752, EPR701 and EPR702


Must be enrolled in course D303, D304, E760, E761, E762, E763, E764, or E765

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Burrwood: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


This unit aims to deepen students’ understandings and develop the skills needed to be a member of the teaching profession. It has three foci. The first will address professional ethics and responsibilities. It focuses on developing students’ understandings and ability to apply the key principles described in codes of ethics and conduct for the teaching profession. The second will address essential legislative, administrative and organisational knowledge for the beginning teacher. It aims to enhance students’ understanding of the relevant legislative, administrative and organisational policies and processes required for teachers in early childhood settings and schools and general useful information about early childhood settings and schools as institutional work sites and as elements of systems. The third foci will address the key dimensions of the professional relationship. These include parent/carer partnerships and relationships with professional teaching networks and broader communities.


Online assessment task - legal responsibilities and analysis of ethical dilemmas 2500 words 50%


Issue Based Investigation in Schools Practical Ethical and Professional issues: Participatory Action Research Proposal 2500 words 50%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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