Compulsory Dates

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

Compulsory Course Commencement Includes Child Protection Training* and Academic Literacy and Academic Numeracy 16 July 2019
Practicum Weeks 1 & 2   2 September – 13 September 2019
Practicum Weeks 3 to 6   14 October –  8 November 2019


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

Practicum Weeks 1 & 2 2 September – 13 September 2019
Practicum Weeks 3 to 6 14 October –  8 November 2019

Compulsory Classrooms without Borders Orientation Session - Unit: 101577

When: During scheduled Week 1 lectures, 2019 (Refer to your timetable)

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

17 July 2019 Compulsory Course Commencement Workshop Includes Child Protection Training* and Academic Literacy

102093 Professional Practice 1

30 August and 5, 6, 12, 13 September 2019 Field Days  

102093 Professional Practice 1

102094 Professional Practice 2

16 September – 1 November 2019 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 15, 16 July 2019
Orientation Days 23, 29, 30 August and 10, 11 October 2019
Professional Experience Block 1 2 – 13 September 2019
Professional Experience Block 2 14 – 25 October 2019
Expo Week of 11 November 2019

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

Orientation Days 22, 23, 29, 30 August 2019
Professional Experience Block 1 In Uni Day 2 – 13 October 2019
Professional Experience Block 2 14 October – 8 November 2019
Expo Week of 11 November 2019

102111 Primary Professional Experience (40 Day Placement)

Orientation Days 22, 23, 29 August 2019 and 14, 15, 16 October 2019
Professional Experience Activity 1

30 August – 16 September 2019

Professional Experience Activity 2

17 October – 15 November 2019

Expo Week of 18 November 2019

* 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