School Of Education

Professional Experience 2Western Sydney University Unit Code: 102793.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Jacqueline Humphries

Equivalent Units
101288 Professional Practice II, 102074 Primary Professional Practice 2, 100978 Professional Experience II, 102094 Secondary Professional Practice 2, 102513 Secondary Professional Practice 2 - STEM

102792 Professional Experience 1

Students enrolled in 1714 must have successfully completed 70 credit points.

Students enrolled in 1848 must have successfully completed 80 credit points.


Students enrolled in 1714 - Master of Teaching (Secondary) must have successfully completed or be enrolled in any one of the following units 102088 Secondary Curriculum 1B , 102091 Secondary Curriculum 2B, 102087 Secondary Curriculum 1A, 102090 Secondary Curriculum 2A, 102089 Secondary Curriculum 1C or 102092 Secondary Curriculum 2C.

Students enrolled in 1848 - Master of Teaching (Secondary) STEM must have successfully completed or be enrolled in 102087 Secondary curriculum 1A and 102088 Secondary Curriculum 1B; Or must have successfully completed or be enrolled in102090 Secondary curriculum 2A and 102091 Secondary Curriculum 1B.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 1714 Master of Teaching (Secondary), 1781 Master of Teaching (Primary) or 1848 Master of Teaching (Secondary) STEM.

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Bankstown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Autumn  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Bankstown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Professional Experience 2 is a final capstone unit in your Master of Teaching course. The aim of this unit is to enable education students to proactively engage in real-life educational settings to learn and enhance their professional development as a future teacher. This second professional experience unit provides 30 of the 60 required professional experience days. This provides you with an opportunity to explore ranges of learning activities that occurs inside and outside the classrooms and the roles of the teaching and non-teaching staff within the school. You will also have opportunity to reflect on the teaching and learning cycle and refine your competencies as a beginning teacher under the supervision of qualified educators. This unit includes the TPA (Teaching Performance Assessment) which is designed to assess Teacher Education Students teaching as measured by the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at the Graduate level.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

1. Students are required to complete a Working with Children Check leading to the issuance of a clearance number under the category of volunteer. Students will need to: i. Access the Commission for Children and Young People website and complete an online application form to generate an application number. ii. Present an application number and identification to a NSW Motor Registry or Government Access Centre prior to issuance by mail of a Working with Children Check number. iii. Email the letter with a valid Working with Children Check number to enrolments@westernsydney.edu.au to facilitate processing of a school placement. 2. Students must also attend Child Protection Awareness Training prior to undertaking any visits/placements. Students who have not completed Child Protection will need to withdraw from the unit. 3. Students must complete the ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training and email their certificate to AnaphylaxisPrm@westernsydney.edu.au 4. Students must meet the Inherent Requirements for the Master of Teaching (Primary), or Master of Teaching (Secondary). 5. Students must satisfactorily complete the national Literacy and Numeracy TEST prior to undertaking the final Professional Experience placement in this unit.

1714.4Master of Teaching (Secondary)CURRENT
1781.3Master of Teaching (Primary)CURRENT
1848.1Master of Teaching (Secondary) STEMCURRENT
1859.3Master of Educational Studies (exit only)CURRENT

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