Compulsory Dates

Primary Professional Practice 1 (PPP1) (30 Day Placement)

Compulsory Course Commencement TBC Includes Academic Literacy and Academic Numeracy
Practicum Weeks 1 & 2  30 March-  9 April  2020
Practicum Weeks 3 to 6  11 May-  5 June 2020


Primary Professional Practice 2 (PPP2) (30 Day Placement)

Practicum Weeks 1 & 2 30 March-  9 April 2020
Practicum Weeks 3 to 6 11 May-  5 June 2020

Compulsory Classrooms without Borders Orientation Session - Unit: 101577

When: During scheduled Week 1 lectures, 2020 (Refer to your timetable)

Secondary Professional Practice 1 & 2 (30 Day Placement) and Professional Practice Community Engagement Secondary Professional Practice 1 & 2

TBC Compulsory Course Commencement Workshop Includes Child Protection Training* and Academic Literacy

102093 Professional Practice 1

30 April and 1, 7 & 8 May 2020 Field Days  

102093 Professional Practice 1

102094 Professional Practice 2

11 May- 15 June 2020 Block Teaching Practice  

102093 Professional Practice 1

102094 Professional Practice 2

Dates to be negotiated with host organisation Community-based or Non-traditional School Settings Negotiate 60 hours

102065 Professional Practice Community Engagement

* Child Protection Training is mandatory and a pre-requisite for in-school practices. Also, the completion of the online Working with Children Check Declaration, part of the enrolment procedure, is a mandatory requirement.


Master of Teaching (Birth - 5 Years/ Birth - 12 Years) 102109 Professional Experience Birth - 2 Years (25 Day Placement)

Compulsory Course Commencement TBC
Orientation Days 26 & 27, March and 15, 21 & 22 May 2020
Professional Experience Block 1 30 March- 9 April 2020
Professional Experience Block 2 25 May- 5 June 2020
Expo Week of 15 June 2020

102110 Professional Experience 3 - 5 Years (35 Day Placement)

Orientation Days 26 & 27 March and  7,8, 14 & 15 May 2020
Professional Experience Block 1 In Uni Day 30 March- 9 April 2020
Professional Experience Block 2 18 May- 12 June 2020
Expo Week of 15 June 2020

102111 Primary Professional Experience (40 Day Placement)

Orientation Days 13, 19, 20, March and 7, 14, & 15 May 2020
Professional Experience Activity 1

26 March- 9 April  2020

Professional Experience Activity 2

18 May- 12 June 2020

Expo Week of 22 June 2020

* All Professional Experience Units have mandatory pre-requisites for enrolment and in-school practices. Please refer to the Special Requirements page for further information: https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/soe/education/special_requirements