Pre-service teacher programs

Pre-service teacher programs

Our Horizons short courses aim to build on current skills and prepare pre-service secondary teachers for high demand teaching areas.

Participation in our Horizons short courses will build your curriculum knowledge, planning and practical skills, and prepare you for future teaching opportunities in specialist areas.

To be eligible to participate in our current short courses you must:

  • be a secondary pre-service teacher in your final year of study residing in Western Australia
  • currently be or are planning to complete your final placement in a public school
  • meet the course prerequisites, including completion of relevant ATAR subjects (or equivalent).

Expressions of interest now open for courses in Semester 1, 2021.

The five day course covers both core curriculum and practical teaching approaches required to teach Year 7 and 8 mathematics. This course is designed and delivered by Notre Dame University.

To participate you must have an ATAR (or equivalent) in mathematics

In collaboration with the Science Teacher’s Association of Western Australia (STAWA) our five day physical science course is designed and delivered by practicing science teachers at Cecil Andrews College.

This course focuses on Year 9 and 10 physics and chemistry curriculum and teaching, including ideas for practical activities. It is suited to pre-service teachers wanting to further develop their content knowledge and confidence using equipment when conducting experiments.

To participate you must be enrolled as a pre-service science teacher with a background in biological sciences. 

We are currently developing additional courses in Education Support (K-12) and Digital Technologies (Year 7 and 8). These courses will be made available in the near future.

Apply now or contact us directly for upcoming opportunities:

T: 9264 0098

E: ProfessionalPrac@education.wa.edu.au