EDF3054 - Primary professional experience 3B - 2018

0 points, SCA Band 1, 0.000 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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



Unit guides


City (Melbourne)

  • Term 2 2018 (On-campus block of classes)


  • Second semester 2018 (On-campus)


  • First semester 2018 (On-campus)
  • Second semester 2018 (On-campus)


This unit monitors primary professional experience in the Bachelor of Education (Honours). Students complete the required number of days and the activities specified in the unit guide. 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. complete the required number of days of professional experience and the activities specified in the unit guide
  2. document their professional learning through means such as a professional experience folder which records lesson planning, self-reflections and an evaluation on developing practice
  3. achieve a satisfactory level of progress in their development as teachers in line with the requirements outlined in the unit guide and the placement report.


Early Years Education specialisation: 10 days in lower primary school; Early Years and Primary Education specialisation: 10 days in lower primary school; Primary Education specialisation: 10 days in primary school; Primary and Secondary Health and Physical Education specialisation: In conjunction with EDF3057, a minimum of 20 days of professional experience are accumulated over the year; up to 5 additional days of fieldwork in alternative settings may also be scheduled over the year.


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 pass grade only assessment. This means students must achieve a satisfactory report and complete documentation of their learning as required, including detailed records of their planning and reflection on their practice during their professional experience.

Workload requirements

Students must either attend on-campus briefing sessions or take responsibility to view the online recorded version of professional experience briefing sessions for their course. Students must attend their professional experience days and meet the required number of days as outlined in the unit guide.

See also Unit timetable information

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study