This course is designed to provide graduates with an opportunity to review and extend their own professional development. It is a basic qualification for those employed or seeking employment in the teaching or administering of professional development programs. It is appropriate for staff in School Education, Technical and Further Education, the Defence Forces, Industry, Commerce, the Police and other services.
A further aim of the course is to develop studentsí conceptual understanding of professional development to enable them to effectively continue studies in the area (for example, to Master level).
Some students may be able to claim a tax deduction for all or part of the program.
Normal course duration
Part-time 1 year (2 sessions)
To graduate, students must satisfactorily complete 32 points (four compulsory subjects).
There is no residential school requirement in this course.
There is no practicum requirement in this course.
Session 1 (Autumn)
EPT406††††† Professional Development (16 points) (commenced)
EPT502††††† Issues in Professional Development
and one from:
EEC401†††† Contemporary Issues in Curriculum Development
EEE504††††† Issues in Assessment & Evaluation
EEL404††††† Information Processing & Educational Practice
EEL405††††† Learning & Adult Development
Session 2 (Spring)
EPT406††††† Professional Development (completed)
EPT503††††† Professional Portfolios
and one from:
EEL406††††† Mentors & Mentoring
EEL505††††† Thinking & Problem Solving Across the Curriculum
Ms Deborah Clarke
Faculty of Education
Telephone: (02) 6338 44475
Facsimile: (02) 6338 4065