EPT433 Professional Experience 2 (8)


This subject will enable students as preservice teachers to integrate their knowledge and skills as emerging professionals by successfully completing a final supported 30 day professional experience program in a primary school setting. Students will explore practical means of integrating curriculum through effective design, implementation, assessment, evaluation and reflection on pedagogical practices. Students are required as preservice teachers to actively and professionally engage with the broad school community, and are encouraged and supported to undertake a placement in a rural community.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
DistanceBathurst Campus
Session 2
DistanceBathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EPT433
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 Teacher Education

Enrolment restrictions

Students must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in EED408 Successful Teaching, EEB435 Indigenous Studies for Teachers, and EED409 Learning and Development K-6.
EPT432 and EML439 or EML440

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify objectives from previous professional experience programs
  • be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the nature and implications of curriculum
  • be able to justify your pedagogical decisions
  • be able to demonstrate your ability to incorporate environmental sustainability, ICT and multiliteracies
  • be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal engagement with professional stakeholders


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Teaching placement-further consolidation
  • Building personal and professional attributes
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Curriculum Integration
  • Assessment

Work Place Learning

This subject contains a Compulsory Workplace Learning component of 30 days duration. Placement in a K-6 school teaching and being mentored in the K-6 curriculum and pedagogy.


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.