This subject contains a 8 days Compulsory Workplace Learning component.
Students in the Bachelor of Education (K-12) will undertake a supervised placement in this subject, working within a classroom with a focus on childrens literacy in the early years of schooling for 8-10 days (at 6 hours a day in each session).
Students in the Bachelor of Education (EC&P) will work in classrooms for 1 day each week, in an embedded placement for 8 days (at 6 hours a day in each session). They will be assessed by the university subject coordinator and will work collaboratively with their associate teacher to undertake a task working with an individual or small group of children focussed on the planning, teaching and assessing of early literacy.
Throughout the semester the students will spend 8-10 days in Early Stage 1/Stage 1 classrooms in host schools. During the visits the students will act as helpers to their host teachers. They will undertake observation and practice tasks during the visits. Students will be provided with guides for their practice. School observations will be followed up with discussion in tutorials.