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CC21 - Bachelor of Teaching

Overview

Course Overview

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Career Information

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Course Details
Duration 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 144
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in undergraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Undergraduate Award
Qualification (post nominal) BTeach
AQF Level Level 7: Bachelor Degree

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
  • GLD - 084196K
  • ROK - 084196K
  • MKY - 084196K
  • BDG - 084196K
  • NSA - 084196K
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Entry Requirements

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Security Requirements
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Health Requirements
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Assumed Knowledge

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Course Features

Awards and Accreditation

Interim Awards Not applicable
Exit Awards Not applicable
Professional Accreditation
Learned Society Accreditiation

N/A

Residential School Requirements

No Residential School for this course.

Practicum/Work Placement

EDFE11038 - 20 day supervised placement in an educational setting comprising 5 non-assessable contextual days and 5 assessable days completed on a one day per week basis throughout Term 2 of the first year and a 10 day continuous assessable block. Set tasks for this professional practice are outlined in an Information and Reporting Booklet supplied to mentor teachers in schools and/ or other educational settings. Students compile a working portfolio as a collection of evidence for demonstrating these tasks which are linked explicitly to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (Graduate level). They complete a self-evaluation against the assessment indicators midway through the 10 day block and receive an interim report from the mentor teacher at this stage. Final assessment is completed by a mentor teacher in the placement workplace in conjunction with a university staff member. Students are assessed on a Pass/ Fail basis at the completion of the 10 day block using the same indicators as the Interim Report. Students must pass the practical placement to pass the unit. Follow-up assessment requires students to make additions to an e-portfolio linking specific evidence from the placement to the professional standards.
EDFE12042 - 25 day supervised placement in a school setting comprising 10 assessable days completed on a one day per week basis throughout Term 2 of the second year and a 15 day continuous assessable block. Set tasks for this professional practice are outlined in an Information and Reporting Booklet supplied to mentor teachers in schools who supervise and assess students’ performance during the placement. Students maintain an up-to-date working portfolio as a collection of evidence for demonstrating these tasks which are linked explicitly to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (Graduate level). They complete a self-evaluation against the assessment indicators midway through the 15 day block and receive an interim report from the mentor teacher at this stage. Final assessment is completed by a mentor teacher in the placement workplace in conjunction with a university staff member. Students are assessed on a Pass/ Fail basis at the completion of the 15 day block using the same indicators as the Interim Report. Students must pass the practical placement to pass the unit. Follow-up assessment requires students to make additions to an e-portfolio linking specific evidence from the placement to the professional standards.
EDED12448 - 40 hours of engaged community service that aligns with a service learning plan approved by a unit lecturer. Evidence of completion of the service with a community organisation must be provided in the form of a signed “Confirmation of Service” statement.
EDFE11039 - 25 day supervised placement in a kindergarten setting comprising 10 assessable days completed on a one day per week basis throughout Term 3 of the second year and a 15 day continuous assessable block. Set tasks for this professional practice are outlined in an Information and Reporting Booklet supplied to mentor teachers who supervise and assess students’ performance during the placement. Students maintain an up-to-date working portfolio as a collection of evidence for demonstrating these tasks which are linked explicitly to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (Graduate level). They complete a self-evaluation against the assessment indicators midway through the 15 day block and receive an interim report from the mentor teacher at this stage. Final assessment is completed by a mentor teacher in the placement workplace in conjunction with a university staff member. Students are assessed on a Pass/ Fail basis at the completion of the 15 day block using the same indicators as the Interim Report. Students must pass the practical placement to pass the unit. Follow-up assessment requires students to make additions to an e-portfolio linking specific evidence from the placement to the professional standards.

Predicted Enrolments

Year Number of Students
First Year 480
Second year 494
Third Year 507
Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Exit only award
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a broad and coherent body of knowledge, with depth in the underlying principles and concepts in one or more disciplines as a basis for independent lifelong learning
2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review critically, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge
3. SKILLS Have cognitive and technical skills to demonstrate a broad understanding of knowledge with depth in some areas
4. SKILLS Have cognitive and creative skills to exercise critical thinking and judgement in identifying and solving problems with intellectual independence
5. SKILLS Have communication skills to present a clear, coherent and independent exposition of knowledge and ideas
6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Demonstrate initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in professional practice and/or scholarship
7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for own learning and professional practice and in collaboration with others within broad parameters
Course Structure

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
Number of units: 24 Total credit points: 144

The units listed below are indicative only and have been selected from the first three years of the Bachelor of Education (Primary) and Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) course structure in accordance with the typical volume of learning for an exit award at Level 7 of the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Students will be eligible to exit the Bachelor of Education (Primary) or Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) and receive the award of the Bachelor of Teaching on completion of any 24 units from the host course some of which may vary from the recommended study schedule outlined below.

Year 1 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDCU11031 Development and Learning through Life
EDED11454 Education as a Profession
EDCU11032 Health and Physical Education
EDCU11033 Multiliteracies
Year 1 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDED11456 Communication in Educational Environments
EDED11457 Responding to Diversity and Inclusion
EDED11455 Curriculum Foundations and Decision-Making
EDFE11038 Professional Practice 1 - Introduction to Teaching
Year 1 - Term 3
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDED11458 Indigenous Studies and Learning
Year 2 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDCU12039 Design and Digital Technologies
EDCU12044 Literacy and Numeracy for Teachers
EDCU12040 Biological and Earth and Space Sciences
Year 2 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDCU12038 Teaching for Mathematical Proficiency
EDCU12042 History Curriculum and Pedagogy
EDCU12043 English - Teaching Language Use in Context
Year 3 - Term 1
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDCU13018 The Arts
EDCU13019 English - Teaching Reading
EDED13433 Assessment and Reporting
Year 3 - Term 2
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDCU13020 Mathematics Curriculum
EDCU13017 Chemical and Physical Sciences

Year 2 - Term 1
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
EDCU12041 Sustainability through Active Citizenship
EDEC11026 The Arts and Learning in the Early Years

Year 2 - Term 2
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
EDFE12042 Professional Practice 2 (Primary) – Classroom Management
EDEC11027 Early Childhood Pedagogies

Year 2 - Term 3
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
EDED12448 Service Learning - Contexts and Communities
EDFE11039 Professional Practice 2 (ECE) – Kindergarten

Year 3 - Term 2
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
EDED13434 Learning and Wellbeing in Middle School
EDEC11030 Teaching Health and Sustainability in the Early Years
More Details
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