Faculty of Education

Monash University

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.

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0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedClayton Second semester 2015 (Day)


This unit monitors early years professional experience in the Master of Teaching course. Students complete the required number of days and the activities specified in the professional experience guide for this unit. Students' learning is supported by relevant academic staff in the Faculty of Education and by teacher mentors in the education setting in which they are placed.


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

  1. demonstrate completion of the required number of days of professional experience and the activities specified in the professional experience guide for this unit
  2. develop a professional experience folder which records their planning of lessons and self-reflections on their developing professional practice and learning
  3. achieve a satisfactory level of progress in their development as teachers in line with the requirements outlined in the professional experience guide and the professional experience report from the students' teaching mentor/s and University professional experience advisers and tutors (or relevant academic staff).


15 days with ages 0 to 2 years in an appropriate early years setting


This unit is graded pass grade only (PGO).
Students enrolled in this unit must complete learning outcomes 1, 2 and 3 in order to gain a satisfactory (pass grade only) assessment. Students must complete and document their learning with detailed records of their planning and reflection on their practice during their professional experience.

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload comprises:

(a.) Contact hours for on-campus and off-campus students:

  • students must engage with professional experience briefing sessions, either online or face to face

(b.) Additional requirements:

  • professional experience: students must attend their professional experience days and meet the required number of days as outlined in the professional experience guide for this unit, according to the guidelines and expectations specified in the Faculty Professional Experience Manual

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