Health, Sport and Physical Education Placements

Professional experience is an integral part of the Bachelor of Health, Sport and Physical Education (Honours). Students within this program undertake more than 100 days of supervised teaching experience in a range of settings including primary, secondary and schools for children with special needs. It is an opportunity for students to apply theoretical knowledge to practice and develop teaching skills in a real-life setting. 

 

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: 18 - 22 Feb 2019 OR 25 Feb - 1 March 2019

Supporting documentation         

Reporting

  • There is no official reporting required for this placement
  • At-Risk process

Pre-Service Teacher information

Pay claims

Please send all pay claims and enquiries to HMNS Accounts

 

 

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.

Supporting documentation     

Reporting

Pre-Service Teacher information

 

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, Semester 1

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

Supporting documentation        

Reporting

  • There is no official reporting required for this placement

Pre-Service Teacher information

 

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: 18 March - 28 June 2019
  • Non-state schools: 11 March - 21 June 2019

Supporting documentation         

Reporting

Pre-Service Teacher information

Pay claims

Please send all pay claims and enquiries to HMNS Accounts

 

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: 10 days (full time in school)

Location: Secondary schools in Queensland                           

Purpose: Introduction to teaching in a secondary school context

Dates: 15 July - 26 July 2019

Supporting documentation        

Reporting

Pre-Service Teacher information

Pay claims

Please send all pay claims and enquiries to HMNS Accounts

 

UniPE Secondary (EDUC3006)

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

Course: EDUC3006 Inquiry Based Pedagogies

Duration: 3 weeks (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: 8 Oct - 25 Oct 2019

Supporting documentation  

Reporting

Pre-Service Teacher information

Pay claims

Please send all pay claims and enquiries to HMNS Accounts

Pre-placement requirements

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.

Contacts

If you are a student with questions about professional placements, or a school looking to request a UQ pre-service teacher for professional experience, please email Sue Monsen at: s.monsen@uq.edu.au