Course Title: Investigate the education system

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5383 Diploma of Teacher Education Preparation

Course Title: Investigate the education system

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

TCHE5926

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

360T Education

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2018

Course Contact: Soosan Kian

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9183

Course Contact Email: soosan.kian@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit focuses on developing the skills and knowledge to investigate the education system. This includes examining the links between key national and state government policies and the requirements to work as a teacher.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

No Pre-requisites



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU22272 Investigate the education system

Elements:

1 Examine the Victorian education system

2 Examine the education frameworks used in Victoria

3 Investigate requirements to work as a teacher in Victoria

4 Investigate an education sector


Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes are to confirm ability to:

  • access and investigate information about the Victorian education system including:
    • the relationship between key Victorian and National education policies and frameworks
    • sectors within the education system
    • education frameworks and their links to learning
    • pathways into teaching
    • teacher responsibilities and requirements
  • use information to investigate own potential pathways into a specific education sector

 


Overview of Assessment

You must demonstrate the critical aspects of assessment and evidence required for the Unit in order to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks. You may be assessed by: 
• Oral or written questioning 
• oral presentations
• Assignments and projects 
• Direct observation and demonstration in actual work practice 
• Presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and audio files 
• Work-based activities 
• Third-party feedback from a work supervisor/employer 
Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation. 

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program manager or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

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Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which can be found on the RMIT University website at: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qwxbqbg739rl1