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PPA2210 First Professional Practice
Credit Points: 15
This is a Designated Unit involving a three week placement in a secondary school. This Professional Practice is an orientation practicum which provides Pre-service Teachers with the opportunity to develop an understanding of schools and schooling from a teacherís perspective - and to start to learn the complex role of a teacher. During this Professional Practice it is important that Pre-service Teachers learn to work collaboratively with Mentor Teachers, University Colleagues and their fellow students and in a way which makes them an asset to the teachers with whom they are to work and learn. Pre-service Teachers are required to be available during the scheduled Professional Practice periods as per the School of Education Calendar and to give a full-time commitment to the school during the scheduled days. All Pre-service Teachers will be required to adhere to the School of Education's Professional Practice Rules and Procedures and Code of Professional Conduct and to hold a current National Criminal History Record Check (CRC) and Working with Children Check (WWC) before commencing their practicum.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K24Bachelor of Arts (Education) Bachelor of Arts
K26Bachelor of Arts (Education) Bachelor of Arts (Creative Arts)
K40Bachelor of Arts (Education) Bachelor of Creative Arts
K23Bachelor of Arts (Education) Bachelor of Science
K44Bachelor of Arts (Education) Bachelor of Social Science
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010