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EDM8100 Evidence of Learning in Teaching

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 May 2022


Pre-requisite: EDM5001 and (EDM5016 or EDM8000)


Data driven instruction is the core business of teachers’ work, enabling teachers with a process of practice that targets instruction to meet the needs of all students. Consisting of a cyclical set of stages, teachers collect, collate and analyse student data to inform planning. Throughout the cycle, teachers participate in critical reflection to consider their teaching practice and the impact of their teaching on student learning. In doing so, teachers have a mechanism by which their teaching can undergo continuous improvement for the benefit of all students.

The coursework in EDM8100 focuses upon the implementation of a data driven instruction cycle through the Graduate Teacher Performance Assessment (GTPA). The course requires pre-service teachers to gather evidence of the teacher they are becoming and evaluate the impact this has upon their learners as well as justifying their repertoire of teaching practices.

This course contains a 25-day placement and is the final Professional Experience Placement within the following contexts:

MELT program, the placement is in a school setting (in the English curriculum area) from Prep to Year 3 with preservice teachers observing at least one lesson in Yr 4 - Yr 6) for exposure to upper primary.

MPLT program, the placement is in a school setting (in the English curriculum area) from Prep to Year 6.

MSLT program, the placement is in a school setting from Year 7 to Year 12 which is guided by, but not limited to, the preservice teachers nominated teaching areas.

For full details of the professional experience particulars, please refer to the Professional Experience website and the Professional Experience Book.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 External
Semester 2, 2022 External
Date printed 24 May 2022