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 Outlines
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Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Bathurst Campus
Port Macquarie Campus
Wagga 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

Grading System



One session


School of Education

Enrolment Restrictions

Students enrolled in Bachelor of Education (K-12), Bachelor of Educational Studies or as approved by the Course Director.


EPT218 and EPT329

Incompatible Subjects


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.


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

Workplace Learning

This subject contains a 30 days Compulsory Workplace Learning component.

Professional experience placement in one K-6 school setting of up to 30 days, or as required for accreditation.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.