TEPRO410-21X (HAM)

Noho-ā-kura: Professional Experience 1 (Primary)

15 Points

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Division of Education
Te Kura Toi Tangata School of Education

Staff

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Convenor(s)

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Administrator(s)

: helen.findlay@waikato.ac.nz

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: alistair.lamb@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description

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This paper provides opportunities for students to develop critical knowledge and understanding of the teacher’s professional role and to apply pedagogical practices in key teaching tasks.
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Paper Structure

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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:

  • A two week block professional experience: 8th February- 19th February 2021
  • Weekly on Wednesdays except for the university recess
  • A five week block professional experience: 7th June-9th July 2021

Moodle will be used for announcements.


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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the personal and professional qualities required to meet the Standards for the Teaching Profession in a supported environment and take some responsibility for the integrity of the profession.
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  • Demonstrate engagement with and application of Te Reo Māori, mātauranga Māori, and ngā tikanga-ā-iwi
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  • Demonstrate pedagogical approaches based on manaakitanga, mana motuhake, ngā whakapiringatanga, wānanga, ako and kotahitanga and connecting theory with practice.

    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.
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  • Demonstrate knowledge of the key documents that inform and influence teaching, such as the New Zealand Curriculum.
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  • Evaluate data, design evidence-based learning interventions, and implement teaching strategies across the curriculum to promote learning for individuals and groups.
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  • Engage in ethical professional and collaborative relationships with colleagues, schools, and their communities.
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  • 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 and Tapasā: Cultural competencies for New Zealand teachers, and Tapasā.
    competencies for New Zealand teachers, and Tapasā: Cultural competencies for teachers of Pacific learners.
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  • Reflect on the effectiveness of practice in an ongoing way using evidence from a range of sources.
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Assessment

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Please see below.
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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Professional Experience requirements
11 Jul 2021
11:30 PM
100
  • Online: EPortfolio System
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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There are no required readings for this paper.
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Recommended Readings

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Hill & Thrupp. (2019). The professional practice of teaching in New Zealand. Cengage.
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Online Support

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This paper will be delivered on campus. Resources etc. will be available on Moodle.
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Workload

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  • Students will attend all Professional Experiences as per handbook. Times can vary between Mentor Teachers and schools.

  • Students will attend face to face workshops fortnightly (up to two hours per session). There may be preparation expected before workshops (for example, writing up reflections from base day attendance, completion of set tasks).

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Linkages to Other Papers

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All papers in this programme will support the student to make connections between theory and practice. Links will be made to the following papers: TEACH410, 412 and TEEDU400.
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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: TEEDU400

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