EPT330 Professional Knowledge & Practice Teaching (8)


This subject will enable pre-service teachers to integrate their knowledge and skills as emerging professionals by successfully completing a thirty (30) day professional experience in a primary school setting. Pre-service teachers will, in collaboration with their associate teachers, plan, teach and assess a variety of curriculum areas as appropriate. This experience will provide pre-service teachers with an opportunity to reflect on the work of primary school educators. This experience will contribute to the students’ professional development as a teacher. The pre-service teachers will provide evidence of their commitment to, and progression in developing competence in the seven Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at Graduate level.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 2
InternalAlbury-Wodonga Campus
InternalBathurst Campus
InternalWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EPT330
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 sessionSY/USSchool of Education

Enrolment restrictions

Students enrolled in Bachelor of Education (K-12), Bachelor of Educational Studies or as approved by the Course Director.
Prerequisite(s)Incompatible subject(s)
EPT218 and EPT329EPT426

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • participate in a professional experience placement for the required number of days in a primary school setting;
  • display awareness of current models of teaching and learning for a range of learners across a range of stages;
  • reflect on teaching practices to identify implications for improving teaching and learning;
  • engage in critical enquiry and dialogue about curriculum and teaching practices;
  • utilise models drawn from primary curriculum frameworks for lesson planning;
  • use information and communication technology to enhance student learning;
  • where possible, demonstrate effective teaching and learning strategies for teaching second language learners in the context of the mainstream classroom and the range of key learning areas;
  • where possible, engage with parents and care givers including Aboriginal families and communities and parents of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • review personal and professional attributes required of quality teachers;
  • critical self-reflection and ongoing professional development.

Work Place Learning

This subject contains a Compulsory Workplace Learning component of 30 days duration. Professional experience placement in one K-6 school setting of up to 30 days, or as required for accreditation.


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.