Completion of ACUMentoring professional development provides a pathway to further study at the Master of Education level. Content and learning experiences have been purposefully designed to link to modules within the ACU Master of Education unit EDTS607: Mentoring for Professional Learning and Development.
There a range of ways to gain a certificate credit for EDTS607 including a combination of face to face professional development, online modules and assessment tasks.
For more information about direct enrolment in the Master of Education go to: www.acu.edu.au/courses
The unit, within the ACU Master of Education, is designed to ensure that the participant has an informed understanding of the diverse concepts, purposes and processes of mentoring. The roles and skills for effective mentoring will be explored against the backdrop of the domains of teaching as identified by State and National Institutes of Teachers and current educational practice. Participants will investigate techniques and processed involved in establishing mentoring programs that are based upon informed decision making through the collection and analysis of data, which is then interpreted through integration with research on best practice. Particular reference will be made to pre-service teachers, induction and retention of beginning and experienced teachers against a standards framework of professional accountability and practice.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
Module 1: Challenges for Teachers in the 21st Century
Module 2: Key Principles of Differentiated Mentoring
Module 3: Effective and Sustainable Mentoring Approaches
Module 4: Developing an Effective and Sustainable Mentoring Program