EED405 Professional Transitions (8)


The subject is concerned with how pre-service teachers conceptualise the teaching and learning process. This subject requires pre-service teachers to draw together their expertise as middle school educators through their understandings of the intersection of child and adolescence development, and primary and secondary pedagogy, in the K-12 learning continuum and prepare to enter the teaching profession.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 2
InternalAlbury-Wodonga Campus
DistanceAlbury-Wodonga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EED405
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Education

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- demonstrate critical self reflection on the teaching learning process;
- demonstrate an understanding of middle schooling of the K-12 continuum and the needs of middle school learners within this continuum;
- demonstrate an understanding of all the mandatory areas and strategies to address and implement these areas;
- demonstrate how pedagogy, young people's identities, primary curriculum and high school specialisation intersect to enact pedagogy;
- model advocacy, social justice and equity;
- enact current teaching and learning technologies; and,
- demonstrate knowledge of the Professional Teaching Standards and the use of evidence for each of the elements for Graduate Teaching Standards.


The subject will cover the following topics:
- Critical Reflection - Demonstration of Advocacy - The intersection of pedagogy and child and adolescent development - Middle school teaching within the K-12 continuum - Professional Teaching Standards - Conceptualise schooling as it relates to social justice and equity - Preparing to become a professional.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.