This unit introduces students to the fundamental concepts of teaching and learning within educational settings. Students will reflect on their own experience as a learner and begin to consider best practices for planning for student learning.
Students will be introduced to foundation knowledge to help understand and respond to situations in the course of designing, delivering and evaluating learning experiences. The unit focuses on understanding and using child and adolescent development to inform teaching and learning in a variety of school and early childhood contexts.
This unit has associated professional experience of 25 days (as per AITSL requirements) that is spent in an educational setting, where students will be expected to undertake specific assessable activities, including personal reflection, planning and teaching, that align to the theoretical focus provided.
The 25 days professional experience includes a two week block (Monday to Friday) with a minimum of 5 sequenced lessons planned and taught.
Prescribed Text - CHILD ADOLESCENT AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT