Health, Sport and Physical Education Placements

Semester 1 placements 

3rd Year

Observation Professional Experience (EDUC3004)

Program: 3rd Year, Bachelor of Health Sport & Physical Education (Honours)

Course: EDUC3004 Supportive Learning Environments

Duration: 5 days (full time in school)

Location: Primary schools in Queensland             

Purpose: Introduction to schools through observation of PE specialist and general classroom teachers. Reference point for concepts & issues of discussion in EDUC3004.

Dates: 27 February – 3 March 2017

 

UniPE Primary (EDUC3004)

Program: 3rd Year, Bachelor of Health Sport & Physical Education (Honours)

Course: EDUC3004 Supportive Learning Environments

Duration: 10 half days (5 days equivalent)

Location: Primary schools in Brisbane                        

Purpose: Introduction to PE teaching in a primary school context

Dates: Friday mornings, semester 1.

This placement is directly supervised by UQ tutors at partner schools.

 

Motor Active (EDUC3004)

Program: 3rd Year, Bachelor of Health Sport & Physical Education (Honours)

Course: EDUC3004 Supportive Learning Environments

Duration: 8 x 2 hour sessions (3 days equivalent)

Location: Connell Gym, School of Human Movement & Nutrition Sciences, UQ     

Purpose: Introduction to working with children with special needs

Dates: Weekdays after school, 14 March – 18 May 2017.

Motor Active is a public physical activity clinic for primary aged children with special needs.

4th Year

Major Professional Experience (EDUC4005)

Program: 4th Year, Bachelor of Health Sport & Physical Education (Honours)

Course: EDUC4005 Major Professional Experience (Education)

Duration: 60 days (full time in school)

Location: Secondary schools in Queensland                           

Purpose: Embed in secondary school HPE & Junior Science teaching for 12 weeks

Dates:              

  • State schools: 20 March – 23 June 2017
  • Non-state schools: 13 March – 16 June 2017

Semester 2 placements

3rd Year

Minor Professional Experience (EDUC3006)

Program: 3rd Year, Bachelor of Health Sport & Physical Education (Honours)

Course: EDUC3006 Inquiry Based Pedagogies

Duration: 15 days (full time in school)

Location: Secondary schools in Queensland                           

Purpose: Introduction to teaching in a secondary school context

Dates: 10 July – 28 July 2017

 

UniPE Secondary (EDUC3006)

Program: 3rd Year, Bachelor of Health Sport & Physical Education (Honours)

Course: EDUC3006 Inquiry Based Pedagogies

Duration: 12 days (full time in school)

Location: Secondary schools in Queensland                           

Purpose: Exploration of advanced teaching styles in a junior secondary school context and teacher-researcher action learning project

Dates: 3 October – 20 October 2017 (Monday – Thursday only)

4th Year

Diverse Communities (SPCG4000)

Program: 4th Year, Bachelor of Health Sport & Physical Education (Honours)

Course: SPCG4000 Sports Leadership in Diverse Communities

Duration: 30 hours (TBC)

Location: Community sporting activity (e.g. Murri Carnival)

Purpose: Work with a culturally diverse community

Dates: Individually negotiated in Semester 2

There are a range of pre-placement requirements set by the University of Queensland that Bachelor of Health, Sport and Physical Education (Honours) students are required to meet prior to the commencement of placements:

Further information on the QH requirements can be found here.

Click here to find out when and how to submit your pre-placement requirements

More information about pre-placement requirements can be found at UQ HABS Placement Ready.

We welcome schools and their teachers as partners in the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences’ professional experience. We value our partnership and appreciate the effort that goes into supervising our pre-service teachers.

Working with a pre-service teacher can be a rewarding and beneficial experience for all concerned. HMNS pre-service teachers have a strong reputation for their high standard of professionalism, quality planning and ability to learn quickly.

HMNS Professional Placement Information: Schools and HPE Teachers

We are always looking for teachers who can provide practicum opportunities. To request a UQ pre-service teacher for professional experience, or if you have any concerns, questions or feedback, please email Sue Monsen.

Contacts

To request a UQ pre-service teacher for professional experience, or if you have any concerns, questions or feedback, please email:

sue.monsen@uq.edu.au