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Presented by Stephen Keast, Course Advisor Clayton Campus Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) Clayton Campus Information Session 2010 Intake The Faculty of Education, Clayton Campus Grad.Dip.Ed (Sec) at Monash Course Structure Full Time Course Structure Part Time Year 1
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Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary)
Clayton CampusInformation Session
Semester 1: EDF4005 Productive Classrooms
EDF41xx Core Curriculum Unit
EDF4730 Professional Experience 1a (10 days)
Semester 2: EDF4007 Schooling and Diversity
EDF44xx Curriculum Specialism Unit
EDF4733 Professional Experience 2a (15 days)
Semester 1: EDF4004 Curriculum and Assessment
EDF4xxx Core Curriculum Unit or Curriculum Elective Unit
EDF4731 Professional Experience 1b (10 days)
Semester 2: EDF4006 Professional Engagement
EDF44xx Curriculum Specialism Unit
EDF4734 Professional Experience 2b (15 days)
The four Core Education units engage with broader theories and practices that mediate teaching and learning, covering pedagogy, curriculum and assessment, including:
Core Curriculum Units (Semester 1: Years 7-10)
Curriculum Elective units(Semester 1: Years 7-10)
Curriculum Specialism units (Semester 2: Years 7-12)
Specialisms available on and off campus
Accounting, Biology, Business Management, Chemistry, Economics, English, Geography, Health, History, Computing/Info Tech, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music (single and double), Outdoor Education, Physical Education, Physics, Science, Social Education, Visual Arts (single and double)
Specialisms available ON Campus (Clayton) only
Drama, ESL, Jewish Studies, Legal Studies, LOTE (single and double)
EDF4730 (3 pts) and EDF4731(3pts) Professional Experience 1a and 1b
EDF4733 (3 pts) and EDF4734(3pts) Professional Experience 2a and 2b
Successful completion of these units will provide evidence of competency in your Professional Practice (teaching rounds) and the successful completion of the requirements for Teacher Registration (a minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice). You cannot complete the course without satisfactorily completing the required amount of supervised teaching days.
Full time Course - Clayton
Full time classes are held during the day, generally anywhere between 9am - 6pm over most weekdays. Some specialism units in Semester 2 may have workshops that run until 8pm. A full time student can expect approximately 12-16 hours of class contact during university teaching periods. Students are expected to be available 5 days a week for classes. All units are to be completed on campus at Clayton.
VTAC Code 94111 (CSP) 94112 (Fee paying)
Part time Course -Clayton
A part time student can expect approximately 6-8 hours of class contact. Part time core education units are held in the evening (currently 5 - 8 pm Monday 1st year, Thursday 2nd year). However, students can request to attend day time classes for their core units. Specialism units are held during the day.
VTAC Code 94121(CSP) 94122 (Fee paying)
VTAC Code 94201 (CSP) 94202 (Fee paying)
VTAC Code 94221 (CSP) 94222 (Fee paying)
Full time students are placed for 50 days and must complete a minimum of 45 days of supervised teaching practice. The rounds are scheduled in a 5 week block in Semester 1 and a 5 week block in Semester 2. Students are expected at school from 8:15am to 4:30 pm each day.
*as at 1 July 2009
Full Time Students
12th April – 14th May (5 weeks)
16th August – 17th September (5 weeks)
Part Time Students
Round 1: 3rd May – 14th May (2 weeks)
Round 2: 30th August – 17th September (3 weeks)
Students should refer to the online calendar for the most up to date placement information
Selection of new students is based on:
Applicants are responsible for incurring the costs of the Statement of Equivalence
specialisms for which you are assessed as eligible.
Closing Date for timely VTAC applications
5.00 pm on Wednesday 30 September
Final Closing Date for late applications
(with late fee)
5.00 pm on Friday 13 November
No Very Late Applications
Documentation/Pi forms 2 Oct 5pm (timely)
Documentation 11 Dec 5pm (final)
Pi form 11 Dec 5pm (final)
Change of address 7 Jan 2010 5pm
It is recommended that visa holders check the Monash University ESOS page to see if their visa subclass classifies them as a domestic or international applicant
* You must seek independent advice from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship on your visa subclass
Refer to VTAC Graduate Entry Teaching section (from page 609 of the VTAC guide)
CSP vs. Fee paying Course Places
For Example: Full time, Clayton 94111 (CSP) Full time, Clayton 94112 (Fee paying)
Part time, Clayton 94121 (CSP) Part time, Clayton 94122 (Fee paying)
Change of Preference
All paid applicants have the opportunity to change their preferences on the VTAC website.
3 August – 30 October (5pm)
30 November – 7 December (5pm)
If you do not have a second language or linguistics background you will be required to complete additional hours of study to meet VIT requirements.
You may register for the IELTS (academic) through Monash University English Language Centre
Places are filling rapidly, so apply as soon as possible.
After sitting the test you must supply VTAC with a certified copy of your results prior to 5pm on 11 December.
First Round Offers
Monday 11 January 2010Offers will be posted by VTAC, available in the press and by logging on to MyInfo on the VTAC website.
Second Round OffersFriday 22 January 2010Offers will be posted by VTAC and by logging on to MyInfo on the VTAC website.
Full Time Course:Monday 1 March, 2010
Part Time Course:Monday 1 March, 2010
Semester 1 1st March – 4th June
Mid semester break 2nd – 9th April (Easter)
Semester 2 19th July – 22nd October
Mid semester break 27th September – 1st October
You must be able to start the course on time, and must be able to attend all classes and complete placement during the allocated teaching practice periods. You may be required to complete supplementary teaching practice in the exam period (three weeks after the end of each semester).
Full fee places (full time and part time) are offered in addition to CSP places. Applicants must meet the selection criteria.
There are no University or Faculty based scholarships for this course, however, the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development offers scholarships to students who are enrolled in the Grad Dip Ed course.
The Scholarships benefits include a cash payment and ongoing employment, in order to attract the 'brightest and best' teacher graduates to teach in Victorian government schools, particularly in curriculum and geographic areas with recruitment difficulties.
There are two kinds of allowance:
Payment of an allowance under the scheme is not automatic. Please check the website above for eligibility and application processes.
Salaries for Teacher Class in Victorian Government Schools
Effective from :
Classification and subdivision
4 Jan 2009 3 Jan 2010 2 Jan 2011
LT‐3 $84,767 $87,064 $89,423
LT‐2 $82,417 $84,650 $86,944
LT‐1 $80,134 $82,305 $84,536
E‐4 $77,546 $79,648 $81,806
E‐3 $70,479 $72,389 $74,351
E‐2 $68,360 $70,212 $72,115
E‐1 $66,304 $68,101 $69,946
A‐5 $64,000 $65,735 $67,516
A‐4 $62,227 $63,913 $65,645
A‐3 $60,502 $62,141 $63,826
A‐2 $58,825 $60,420 $62,057
A‐1 $57,195 $58,745 $60,337
G‐2 $54,070 $55,535 $57,040
G‐1 $52,571 $53,996 $55,459