Professional Experience 1 (Primary)
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The paper will be taught through fortnightly tutorials as well as the Professional Experience setting. Students will be in schools for professional experiences on the following dates:
- Weekly on Thursdays except for the university recesses and school holidays
- A one week block: 13 June - 17 June
- A three week block: 25 October- November 11 2022
Moodle will be used for announcements.
On graduation from an Initial Teacher Education Programme the provider must attest to The Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand | Matatū Aotearoa that you are a person:
- of good character
- are fit to be a teacher
- have met the Standards for the teaching profession.
A student who has not met these criteria based on evidence collected as they engage in paper across the ITE programme cannot graduate. Indicators that you are of good character and fit to teach includes: regular and punctual attendance and positive contribution in class; the ability to relate to peers, children, teachers, and university staff appropriately; and the ability to plan for a safe high-quality teaching and learning environment. At the completion of each paper the lecturer is asked to attest to the Academic Coordinator or Programme Leader that you have displayed the attributes required of an effective teacher.
These expectations reflect the Teachers Council document entitled Our Code Our Standards: Code of Professional Responsibility and Standards for the Teaching Profession (Code of Professional Responsibility and Standards.
Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:
Learning Outcome One
Demonstrate the personal and professional qualities required to meet the Standards for the Teaching Profession in a supported environment and take responsibility for the integrity of the profession.
Learning Outcome Two
Demonstrate engagement with and application of Te Reo Māori, mātauranga Māori, and ngā tikanga-ā-iwi.
Learning Outcome Three
Develop knowledge of pedagogical approaches based on manaakitanga (caring for students and acknowledging their mana), mana motuhake (having high expectations), ngā whakapiringatanga (managing the classroom to promote learning), wānanga and ako (using a range of dynamic, interactive teaching styles), kotahitanga (teachers and students reflecting together on student achievement in order to move forward collaboratively) and connecting theory with practice.
Learning Outcome Four
Demonstrate developing knowledge of the key documents that inform and influence teaching, such as the New Zealand Curriculum and/or Te Marautanga o Aotearoa.
Learning Outcome Five
Demonstrate an emerging pedagogical practice that contributes to student learning and is informed by theory and practice.
Learning Outcome Six
Engage in ethical professional and collaborative relationships with colleagues, schools, and their communities.
Learning Outcome Seven
Demonstrate progress towards meeting the requirements of the New Zealand Teaching Council's Ngā Tikanga Matatika Ngā Paerewa: Our Code Our Standards (with support), Tātaiako: Cultural competencies for New Zealand teachers, and Tapasā: Cultural competencies for teachers of Pacific learners.
Learning Outcome Eight
Reflect on the effectiveness of practice in an ongoing way using evidence from a range of sources and guidance from Associate Teachers.
Learning Outcome Nine
Discuss identification of an educational dilemma as it relates to their particular learning context.
In order to meet the requirements of TEPRO110, students will need to submit ALL required documentation.
This includes a collection of evidence collected from the following sources: an e-portfolio including progress made towards Key Teaching Tasks (KTTs) and Professional Experience documentation that demonstrates a satisfactory level of teaching practice based on Our Code, Our Standards and the Key Teaching Tasks.
The Professional Experience documentation will include both Mentor teacher and Evaluative lecturer reports which demonstrate a satisfactory level of teaching practice.
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam.
|Percentage of overall mark
|1. Professional experience requirements
13 Nov 2022
|2. E-portfolio requirements
13 Nov 2022
Required and Recommended Readings
Hill, M. & Thrupp, M. (2019). The professional practice of teaching in New Zealand (6th ed.). Cengage Learning. This text is available digitally through the library. There are only limited copies but chapters and the whole book are available to download.
This paper will be delivered on campus although the university has plans in place if we need to move online due to Covid etc.
All tasks will be accessed via Moodle, however, you will need to also use the library website (and actual physical library), and a range of webpages to help you complete this paper.
PLEASE NOTE: Moodle is used for class notices (Announcements). It is your responsibility to check the site regularly and read the Moodle email notifications. Instructions provided in this way on Moodle and in lectures are whole class notices.
This is a 15 point paper. University regulations stipulate an expected total student workload for the paper of 150 hours. There are 12 two hour tutorials every fortnight.
In addition, you will attend all Professional Experiences. You are encouraged to make up any days missed in order to ensure you meet all Teaching Council requirements. Please note that you are expected to be available on professional experience days from 8am-4/4.30pm. This can vary from school to school.
Linkages to Other Papers
Restricted papers: TEDE121