Details for Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting

This subject provides Teacher Education Students with an opportunity to understand the various discourses that inform teachers’ knowledge and pedagogical practice, as well as critically engaging with models of pedagogy appropriate for the emerging adolescent and young person. It considers the professional role of the teacher in Christian and alternate schools by exploring the NESA syllabuses and ACARA curricular in the light of the Graduate Teacher Standard Descriptors (GTSD). Curriculum selection, assessment and reporting considerations are foundational for programming. This includes adding to the understanding and practice of the development of a teaching scope and sequence, subject development, evaluation and assessment. A range of assessment tools are dissected in order to develop the student’s capacity to design their own assessments for inclusivity and diversity, and to analyse data for effective evaluation of student learning for reporting to parents/carers, so that there are improved learning outcomes for their students.


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: EDU232
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Jim Twelves

Prerequisites

The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content

Curriculum Objective

This subject provides Teacher Education Students with an opportunity to understand the various discourses that inform teachers’ knowledge and pedagogical practice, as well as critically engaging with models of pedagogy appropriate for the emerging adolescent and young person. It considers the professional role of the teacher in Christian and alternate schools by exploring the NESA syllabuses and ACARA curricular in the light of the Graduate Teacher Standard Descriptors (GTSD). Curriculum selection, assessment and reporting considerations are foundational for programming. This includes adding to the understanding and practice of the development of a teaching scope and sequence, subject development, evaluation and assessment. A range of assessment tools are dissected in order to develop the student’s capacity to design their own assessments for inclusivity and diversity, and to analyse data for effective evaluation of student learning for reporting to parents/carers, so that there are improved learning outcomes for their students.

Outcomes

  1. Plan for and implement effective learning and teaching by applying knowledge of curriculum, assessment and reporting and evaluation in the teaching-learning-assessment cycle;
  2. Analyse the scope of programming in terms of content, learning and teaching, assessment and evaluation;
  3. Construct an understanding of a range of assessment tools for secondary aged children that can be used in the pre-service teacher’s future career;
  4. Develop with colleagues a professional learning community to analyse the assessment needs of literacy and numeracy across the curriculum as it applies to their discipline (subject) areas;
  5. Modify assessment procedures and processes for reporting to parents/carers for increased learning outcomes of the students.

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (onsite)
  • E-learning (online)
  • Intensive
  • Extensive 

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis College.

Assessment Methods

  • Interview Analysis (35%)
  • Group Case Study (30%)
  • Critical Reflection (35%)