EEE753 - Becoming a Professional Educator


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

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

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

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

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

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


Completion of 8 Master of Teaching Core Units including:

  • EEE751 and EEE752,
  • one of EPR711, EPR721, EPR731 or EPR741, and;
  • one of EPR712, EPR722 or EPR732


Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

6 x 3-hour seminar (seminars do not run during placement)

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Engagement with on-line activities and discussion forums equivalent to 6 x 3-hours


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


This unit aims to deepen students’ understandings and develop the skills needed to be a member of the teaching profession. It has four foci. The first will address the key dimensions of the professional relationship. These include parent/carer partnerships and relationships with professional teaching networks and broader communities. The second focus of the unit is an introduction to research methods, specifically action research. The third focus of the unit 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 final focus will address essential legislative and administrative knowledge for the beginning teacher. It aims to enhance students’ understanding of the relevant legislative, and administrative policies and processes required for teachers in early childhood settings and schools.

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