Faculty of Education

Monash University

Postgraduate - Unit

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Education
Monash Passport categoryInternship (Act Program)
OfferedPeninsula Second semester (extended) 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Avis Ridgway


This unit principally comprises up to 30 days of professional placement in settings across the 3 to 8 years age range, supported by regular in-centre tutorial sessions during block placements.


In this unit students will actively develop, to the level of a beginning teacher, their skills to:

  • Foster professional relationships with children, families, and colleagues;
  • Systematically plan and implement curricular practices that draw on explicit links to children's experiences in their families and communities;
  • Effectively manage children's activities in the early childhood setting; and
  • Collaborate with professional colleagues to assess their own personal professional learning and development.


Satisfactory completion of professional placement fieldwork (Equivalent 5000 words; 60%); and Professional Experience folder/tasks (3000 words or equivalent; 40%)

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Contact hours

Equivalent to an average of 24 hours per week including 3 contact hours