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EDUP2030: Professional Knowledge and Practice 1

2024 unit information

This unit incorporates students' first placement of professional experience and continues students' development as reflective practitioners. The phases of planning, development, implementation and evaluation in developing learning activities and teaching sequences will be examined. Classroom management, focusing on behavior support, will be explored and students will develop an understanding of the interrelationship between quality teaching dimensions and management of the classroom learning community. They will demonstrate their understanding of this through their professional experiences in schools.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:


Code EDUP2030
Academic unit Education
Credit points 6
36cp of 1000-level EDUP units
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Demonstrate an understanding of different approaches to curriculum and classroom management and behaviour support in different school communities and contexts by discussing the pedagogical principles underpinning the development and implementation of quality learning tasks in the primary classroom.
  • LO2. Engage and facilitate learning by developing and implementing learning tasks considering factors such as the audience’s (including primary school students) prior knowledge and their physical, social, intellectual development, the extent to which the tasks engage all students in higher order thinking and promote their deep understanding of concepts or ideas in lessons and units.)
  • LO3. Demonstrate a knowledge of sound classroom management practices, using a framework of positive behaviour support to support student safety and wellbeing and inclusive participation and engagement by identifying a range of behaviour support strategies and principles which can be trialed during your first block professional experience.
  • LO4. Demonstrate the ability to plan and implement coherent, effectively sequenced lessons that are designed to engage all students and support learning for all students.
  • LO5. Engage in reflection of professional learning experiences with respect to understanding of the legislative requirements, educational policies and principles associated with the development and organisation of an inclusive learning community.
  • LO6. Demonstrate competence in a range of communication skills (including ICT) in designing inclusive teaching and learning sequences, and competency in academic writing.

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Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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