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Professional Experience

Professional Experience assists Pre-service teachers to critically and creatively apply content knowledge, skills development and moral understandings to a real context. Professional Experience provides links with theoretical components undertaken by Pre-service teachers in their on-campus learning and encourages the use of on-going reflective practices to assist their understanding of the continuous nature of professional learning.

The School of Education believes that the preparation of Pre-service teachers to become effective teachers is a collaborative exercise between Pre-service teachers, mentor teachers, schools and Murdoch University.


For Pre-service teachers

Prior to placement in any school for Professional Experience, Pre-service teachers are required to complete and submit copies of students' National Police History Check and a Working with Children Clearance.

Formal compliances with Murdoch University policies related to Professional Behaviours in the Workplace and Code of Ethics will be required in the near future. Pre-service teachers will be advised of procedures for compliance via email.

Important Information

Before the FIRST placement Pre-service teachers must complete a

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