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Primary Professional Experience 1: Working in ClassroomsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102639.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

102637 Being a Teacher

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Education (Primary) and have successfully completed 80 credit points.

About this Unit
This unit is designed to introduce students to the practical and pedagogical perspectives of becoming a teacher in the primary school context. As Pre-service Teachers, students will engage in the culture of schools to gain an understanding of how schools and classrooms operate. This professional experience provides opportunities for students to observe and engage in classroom organisation, classroom management strategies, lesson planning and delivery, and student/teacher interactions. Primary Professional Experience 1: Working in Classrooms has a two week (15 day) placement component.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Prior to enrolling in unit 102639 Primary Professional Experience 1: Working in Classrooms... 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 a Working with Children Check number. iii. Submit the letter with a valid Working With Children Check number to Student Central where the document is trimmed and recorded in Callista as a Special Requirement. 2. Students must have completed Child Protection Awareness Training (Online) prior to undertaking any visits/placements. 3. Students must have completed the ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training and registered their certificates with Student Central.

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