Faculty of Education

Monash University

Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

print version

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate, Postgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Education
Monash Passport categoryInternship (Act Program)
OfferedPeninsula Second semester 2015 (Day)
Peninsula Term 1 2015 (Off-campus block of classes)
Peninsula Term 3 2015 (Off-campus block of classes)
Coordinator(s)Ms Robyn Babaeff (Term 1 - off-campus); Ms Marie Hammer (Second semester - day), Ms Nicole Marshall (Term 3 - off-campus)


This unit is principally comprised of up to 45 days of professional placement in prior-to-school settings, supported by regular in-centre tutorial sessions during block placements.


Upon successful completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. foster professional relationships with children, families and colleagues
  2. systematically plan and implement curricular practices that draw on explicit links to children's experiences in their families and communities
  3. effectively manage children's activities in the early childhood setting
  4. collaborate with professional colleagues to assess their own personal professional learning and development.


25 days


Professional portfolio (1600 words equivalent, 40%)
Successful completion of professional placement (2400 words equivalent, 60%)

Chief examiner(s)