- Inherent requirements key terms
- Inherent requirements for Accounting
- Inherent requirements for Bachelor of Applied Leadership and Critical Thinking
- Inherent requirements for Bachelor of Community Welfare
- Inherent requirements for Master of Art Therapy
- Inherent requirements for Graduate Diploma in Counselling
- Inherent requirements for Graduate Diploma in Cardiac Sonography
- Inherent requirements for Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice
- Inherent requirements for Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication)
- Inherent requirements for Education and Teaching
- Inherent requirements for Engineering
- Inherent requirements for Epidemiology
- Inherent requirements for Interpreting and Translation
- Inherent requirements for Languages
- Inherent requirements for Law
- Inherent requirements for Medicine
- Inherent requirements for Midwifery (undergraduate)
- Inherent requirements for Nursing (undergraduate) courses
- Inherent requirements for Nursing and Midwifery (postgraduate)
- Inherent requirements for Physiotherapy
- Inherent requirements for Podiatric Medicine
- Inherent requirements for Master of Professional Psychology
- Inherent requirements for Master of Psychology
- Inherent requirements for Bachelor of Social Work
- Inherent requirements for Occupational Therapy
- Inherent requirements for Bachelor of Health Science Paramedicine (undergraduate) course
- Inherent requirements for TESOL
Inherent requirements for Education and Teaching
These inherent requirements apply to the following courses:
- Bachelor of Education Primary - AREP Mode 2014 (course code 729030)
- Bachelor of Education Primary - ATSIE Mode commencing in 2015 (course code 1717)
- Master of Teaching (Primary) (course code 1663 for continuing students and 1714 for commencing students)
- Master of Teaching (Secondary) (course code 1609 for continuing students and 1714 for commencing students)
- Master of Teaching (Birth to 5 years / Birth–12 years) (course code 1691 for continuing students and 1783 for commencing students).
The Western Sydney University School of Education (SoE) strongly supports the right of all people to pursue a postgraduate course in initial teacher education in the SoE to achieve their potential and career objectives. The School is committed to making reasonable adjustments to teaching and learning, assessment, professional experience and other activities to address the impact of students' disabilities so that they are able to participate in their course.
To support potential and current students' decision making a series of inherent requirement statements has been developed. These statements specify the requirements of the postgraduate teacher education courses for student admission and progression, with aspects associated with the study and the professional practice of teaching.
The study and practice of teaching requires respect for diversity, knowledge of theories, legislation, policies and procedures, effective communication, inter-personal, critical thinking and problem solving skills and stamina, to effectively work with children/young people, their families and communities.
These courses offered by the SoE are accredited with the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards NSW (BOSTES) (opens in a new window) and certify that graduates meet the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. Successful completion of the course enables you to apply for registration as a teacher with the BOSTES (opens in a new window).
Course Accreditation and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers require the successful completion of a prescribed minimum amount of professional experience in a variety of contexts.
Students therefore, are required to undertake learning activities over the duration of their course in a range of diverse and complex education and community settings including mixed gender environments, which reflect Australian social and educational contexts.
Master of Teaching (Birth to 5 Years/Birth to 12 Years)
This course is further accredited with the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) (opens in a new window) under the Education and Care Services national legislation. The National Quality Framework establishes standards of practice for those working in early childhood settings, which students must adhere to these when on professional placement. This course is also accredited with the New South Wales Department of Education and Communities and is subject to the current NSW Legislation for Children's Services.
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