Details for Professional Experience

This 10-day block Professional Experience (PEX) placement is in the school context. This PEX is done in conjunction with EDU233 Praxis and Pedagogy of Primary so that Teacher Education Student (TES) have the opportunity to directly align course work and practice. In this PEX, TES are encouraged to critically reflect on their own philosophy and practice of teaching and consider methods of designing, implementing, evaluating and assessing meaningful and appropriate learning experiences. 

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: EXP233
  • Credit points: 10


Pre-requisites: EDU101 Foundations in Christian Learning and Teaching

Co-requisites: EDU233 Praxis and Pedagogy of Primary

Awards offering Professional Experience

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

Unit Content


  1. Identify a range of teaching and management approaches and strategies suitable for a classroom context;
  2. Understand advanced methods of designing, implementing and evaluating and assessing meaningful and appropriate learning experiences;
  3. Describe the professional and ethical responsibilities as a colleague, member of a team and in the wider educational community including parents and other stakeholders;
  4. Demonstrate increasing competence in a broad range of general teaching skills including: planning, implementing, assessing and reflecting on learning experiences;
  5. Understand and apply a range of theories, ideas and practices in relation to engagement and management in primary classroom contexts and from a Christian or alternate context.

Subject Content

This subject involves mandatory professional experience in an early childhood service


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

Assessment Methods

  • Observational Journal
  • Performance Review

Prescribed Text

  • References will include the most current curriculum requirements for schools.