If you haven’t met the standards by the time you graduate, you will not be able to become a registered teacher and teach in Australian classrooms.
Different states in Australia have different processes for certifying their teachers as Proficient. All of them will involve gathering evidence.
It’s not about what you’re teaching, or even the strategies that you’re using to teach it. It’s about how you, as a person, interact with young people.
Reaching this stage takes experience and passion for teaching. You’ll need to know your stuff, but you also become an integral part of your school community.
From worksheets to digital platforms, videos to physical manipulatives. The more resources you are familiar with, the more options you have for your students.
This area covers both what strategies you know, whether you can apply them to the correct context, and whether you can actually implement them or not.
Creating a quality scope and sequence balances your students’ needs. You’ll need to ensure they have the foundation to extend themselves in the future.
Developing learning goals for your students at the right level for them is a real skill. It takes some time, training and practice to get the balance right.
A wide range of digital platforms are available for teachers to use that can support student learning and enable teachers to track student progress easily.